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The Circular Plastics Conference 2021
03:14

Sustainable alternatives for polyacrylic acid

Polyacrylic acid (also known as Carbomer) is a versatile polymer. It is used, for example, as…

Pierre Gielen

Jules Harings
05:27

3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger

3D printing sounds like the perfect technology to produce complex objects as tailored single units; from…

Pierre Gielen

Jörn Behage
02:54

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”

"Cradle-to-Cradle is a naive concept; raw materials that are 100% recyclable are more likely to be…

Pierre Gielen

New Sustainability research group in AMIBM 2
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New Sustainability research group in AMIBM

The Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) has gained a research group: Sustainability of Biobased…

Pierre Gielen

Cross-border cooperation in biobased materials 8
06:50

Cross-border cooperation in biobased materials

Imagine you could get tobacco plants to make elastin-like proteins with the properties of spider silk.…

Pierre Gielen

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile
04:18

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The textile and carpet sector wants to become more sustainable in the coming years through increased…

Lucien Joppen



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Textile fibres
01:29

AMIBM is growing faster than anticipated

"The Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) has exceeded all expectations in the past four…

Editorial office / Geleen

MERLN lab tour during 3D Medical Conference & Expo
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MERLN lab tour during 3D Medical Conference & Expo

The 3D Medical Conference and Expo in Maastricht gives a select group of visitors the unique…

Editorial office / Maastricht

Yvonne van der Meer
00:54

AMIBM gets new Sustainability Research Group

Under the direction of Yvonne van der Meer, the research group at: Sustainability of Biobased Materials…

Editorial office / Geleen

From spider silk to biocomposites
00:44

From spider silk to biocomposites

More than 300 visitors attended the third ABC Conference at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus last week.…

Editorial office / Geleen

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile
00:42

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The textile and carpet sector wants to become more sustainable in the coming years through increased…

Editorial office / Netherlands

Sustainable biomass: The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’
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Sustainable biomass: The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

The sustainable character of the biobased economy tends not to receive enough attention. Biomass is always…

Editorial office / Maastricht