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Growing interest in natural fibers
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Growing interest in natural fibers

Natural fibers are getting more and more attention. For example as an insulation material, as a…

Pierre Gielen

Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region
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Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region

‘The bio-economy doesn’t stop at national borders, and neither does climate change.’ That was what Henk…

Pierre Gielen

Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains
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Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains

If the circular and biobased economy are to be successful on a large scale, then everything…

Marjolein Roggen

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”
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“Emotional connection to biomaterials”

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

Pierre Gielen

‘Our research has impact’
06:31

‘Our research has impact’

For most petroleum-based materials, it is possible to invent biobased alternatives with similar or even better…

Pierre Gielen

Cross-border cooperation in biobased materials
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


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“Strategy needed for renewable carbon”
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“Strategy needed for renewable carbon”

The biobased economy must become part of an overarching renewable carbon strategy. To make that possible,…

Editorial office / Hürth

ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019
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ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019

Gerard Paanakker received the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019 on behalf of ECOR BV on 18 April,…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019
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Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019

For the twelfth year in a row, the innovation award ‘Bio-based Material of the Year’ will…

Editorial office

Biobased Material of the Year 2019: submission deadline nearing
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Biobased Material of the Year 2019: submission deadline nearing

Applications for the established innovation award Bio-based Material of the Year can be submitted until the…

Editorial office / Cologne

New MOOC Biobased Products starts soon
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New MOOC Biobased Products starts soon

On January 16, 2019, the new MOOC ‘Biobased Products for a Sustainable (Bio)economy' will start. In…

Editorial office / Delft

Emotional binding determines acceptance of biomaterials
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Emotional binding determines acceptance of biomaterials

Only when consumers experience an emotional bond will they accept biomaterials. It is necessary that they…

Editorial office / Geleen


Agenda

CBPM Symposium 2019

09:00
Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant De Wageningsche Berg, Wageningen

World Biochem 2019

Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, Hoofddorp

Material District Rotterdam 2019

11:00
Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam

Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries

09:00
Universiteit Gent - Het Pand, Gent