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Sugar beet
02:21

“Saccharide offers opportunities for chemistry and agriculture”

Saccharides (sugars) are wonderful building blocks for the chemical industry. They are versatile molecules that can…

Pierre Gielen

Tractor plowing a field
05:59

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen

Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

‘In the circular bio-society, informed citizens choose more sustainable means to live and acknowledge and benefit…

Pierre Gielen

Chemistry Park Delfzijl
06:59

North Netherlands aims to close green cycles

The northern region of the Netherlands is the region where green chemistry is most clearly anchored…

Pierre Gielen

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’ 3
03:30

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen


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Biogas plant
01:43

Solving the nitrogen problem: 1,500 small biomethane plants

Small-scale biomethane plants at dairy farms can solve the nitrogen and climate problem within the energy…

Editorial office / Enschede

Tractor tracks in clay
01:59

‘Soil health essential part of circular bioeconomy’

Soils store carbon, water and nutrients for plants. They play an important role in the challenges…

Editorial office / Brussels

Biogas plant aerial view
00:59

Brussels wants 35 billion m3 of biogas production by 2030

Europe should produce 35 billion cubic metres of biogas by 2030, a two-fold increase compared to…

Editorial office / Brussels

Mulch film in the field
01:30

“Replace conventional plastics in agriculture by bioplastics”

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has published a report assessing the…

Editorial office / Berlin

Biotechnology and digitisation
02:50

Belgian biotech can become industry of the future

With an effective policy framework, Belgium can build even more advanced biotech production capacity. That way,…

Editorial office / Brussels

Agriculture in The Netherlands: potato field
01:06

“Agriculture indispensable for climate transition”

Experts and organisations in the bioeconomy and green chemistry oppose plans to expropriate farmers in an…

Editorial office / The Hague


Agenda

Inclusion of Primary Production in Biobased value chains

10:00
Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, Bruxelles

REFAB 2018

11:00
Maritim Hotel Köln, Köln