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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’
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‘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
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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

Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals
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Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals

The future success of the bio-based industry depends on the availability of highly educated professionals, in…

Editorial office

Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway

Field voles, pine martens and foxes already know where the Zoomland viaduct is. The Brabant Landscape…

Editorial office


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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

British CEO invests £2 million in Elephant Grass
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British CEO invests £2 million in Elephant Grass

Nat le Roux, CEO of Scotgold (gold investments) and ex-CEO of the brokerage house IG Group,…

Editorial office / Lincoln

Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins IChemE Award
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Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins IChemE Award

LineoTM by Stora Enso, a lignin-based product launched by the renewable materials company earlier this year,…

Editorial office / Rugby

A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

HemCell plastic is produced from polylactic acid combined with crushed palm leaf waste. The Dutch invention…

Harm Ikink / Netherlands


Agenda

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

Biobased Performance Materials Symposium

09:00
Orion - Wageningen Campus, Wageningen