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Dirk Carrez

Growing interest in bio-based market applications … let’s continue the support

27 / 09 / 2019

It has often been argued that a lack of demand-side policies such as no dedicated framework…

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Lambert van Nistelrooij

Biobased: from niche to norm

15 / 12 / 2016

I was a guest speaker at the EU conference ‘The Role of the Regions in the…

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Marcel Lubben

Bio-based economy – no place for IP battles

27 / 01 / 2016

Our emerging bio-based industry needs to move from niche to mainstream. What we certainly don’t need is…


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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…

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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

A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

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

Harm Ikink / Netherlands

Practice-oriented research into real biobased products

Practice-oriented research into real biobased products

Research into new chemicals and the refining of biomass in sub-components is useful, but there is…

Editorial office / Wageningen

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Six new joint biobased projects from Dutch and Brazilian researchers

Together with its Brazilian sister organization FAPESP, NWO awards grants to six collaborative projects in the…

Editorial office / The Hague

Danone and Nestlé develop 100% bio-based bottles

Danone and Nestlé develop 100% bio-based bottles

Nestlé en Danone have joined forces with Origin Materials, an American startup, to form the NaturALL Bottle…

Editorial office / Utrecht

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Finland – probably most sustainable forest bioeconomy

Finland probably has the most sustainable forest bioeconomy in the world. Lauri Sikanen, head scientist at…

Editorial office / Helsinki