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Dirk Carrez

The bioeconomy towards 2050

05 / 10 / 2018

In 2012, the companies within the Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC) developed a Vision for 2030. The…

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Dirk Carrez

‘Biobased Industry in Europe delivers economic growth and employment’

03 / 04 / 2018

The German nova-Institute is conducting on behalf of the Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC) on an annual…

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Luuk van der Wielen

Bioeconomy and Reality

01 / 06 / 2017

The bioeconomy has been hyped, applauded, ridiculed and rejected over the last decade. One thing is…

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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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Colette Alma

VNCI: sustainable growth

04 / 08 / 2016

The Dutch chemical sector is world class, both on a academic and economic level. However, its…

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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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Ocean waves
05:59

“The most sustainable biomass comes from the sea”

The world's oceans, rivers and lakes are a promising renewable source of biomass. Fish and shellfish…

Pierre Gielen

Green transport
06:09

Making an impact with bio-based democases

The bioeconomy is flourishing in Europe. Biorefinery initiatives are sprouting up all over the place; the…

Pierre Gielen

Interconnected Europe
03:03

Live event in Brussels brings biobased value chains together

The biobased community in Europe must grow into a lively ecosystem, where parties find each other…

Pierre Gielen

Green investments
03:19

Investing in the Circular Biobased Economy

Many of the current successful projects in the biobased economy were once started by students. Think…

Pierre Gielen

Underwater
07:33

The undiscovered potential of the ocean

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface. They are a source of biodiversity with…

Pierre Gielen

Hands holding biomass
04:46

‘Central authority for the use of biofeedstock’

Sixteen organisations operating in the Dutch bioeconomy have signed a joint letter to the prime minister…

Pierre Gielen



News

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Vilnius Lithuania
00:29

Benefit from low early bird fees for EFIB 2022

26-27 October 2022, more than 500 industry leaders, SMEs representatives, policy makers and academia are expected…

Editorial office / Vilnius

Yorkshire
00:53

Boosting European bioeconomy at the local level

BioVale announces that it has been chosen by the BBI JU-funded Bioeconomy Ventures programme to join…

Editorial office / York

Europe seen from space
01:10

Bioeconomy can help Europe become more self-sufficient

The bio-based industry and the bio-economy can play an important role in making Europe more self-sufficient.…

Editorial office / Brussels

Tractor tracks in clay
01:59

‘Soil health essential part of circular bioeconomy’

Soils store carbon, water and nutrients for plants. They play an important role in the challenges…

Editorial office / Brussels

Biogas plant
01:18

Biomass use in a circular bio-economy

Governments should proactively develop policies to support and accelerate the advancement of a circular bio-economy and…

Editorial office / London

Vilnius Lithuania
00:57

EFIB 2022: 26-27 October in Vilnius, Lithuania

On 26-27 October, EFIB2022, the leading annual conference on biotechnology and the bioeconomy, will be held…

Editorial office / Vilnius