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Dirk Carrez

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

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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

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

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Marcel Lubben

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



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