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Trees reach for the sky

Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

The green transition towards a circular biobased economy in the Delta region must be accelerated. The…

Pierre Gielen

Tractor plowing a field

“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

Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion 6

Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion

Biobased materials are different. They cannot be compared to stone or steel or traditional plastics. They…

Pierre Gielen

Handshake wirh protective gloves on

Cooperation: the foundation for success

Limburg has always been an outward-looking province, with intensive border traffic. No wonder: no other Dutch…

Pierre Gielen

Natural Fibertastic 2019

Growing interest in natural fibers

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

Pierre Gielen

ECOinnovations Congress Papenburg

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


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DSM considers sale of materials business

Chemical and biotech company DSM announced today that it has started an investigation into the spin-off…

Editorial office / Heerlen

House on fire

Biobased building materials safer in case of fire

Biobased insulation materials are safe, calculable and sustainable. They score high with a controllable fire behaviour…

Editorial office / Gülzow

Oil pipeline, Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco quadruples profits

While renewable energy and materials feature prominently on the global agenda, the economy continues to run…

Editorial office / Dhahran

ECO2boat circulaire biobased speedboat

Building a circular bio-based speedboat from flax, basalt and biocomposites

Young inventor Yoni de Munter from Belgium is building the world's first circular biobased speedboat with…

Editorial office / Ghent

Green Crocs

Crocs to become 100% plant-based

It is perhaps the least sexy footwear in the world, yet over 700 million pairs of…

Editorial office / Broomfield


Stora Enso produces wood-based carbon for batteries

Stora Enso’s pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials from lignin has started operations. The production…

Editorial office / Helsinki


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CBPM Symposium 2019

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant De Wageningsche Berg, Wageningen

World Biochem 2019

Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, Hoofddorp

Material District Rotterdam 2019

Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam