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Janneke Krooneman at ZAP Groningen
03:59

“We now have a better grip on biology”

PHAs are special biopolymers. Strictly speaking, we may not call them bioplastics, because this material is…

Pierre Gielen

Sports performance
04:55

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’
04:42

“Exciting programme about sustainable plastics”

Sustainable plastics are becoming increasingly more important in reducing CO2 emissions and environmental pollution. That makes…

Pierre Gielen

Composite bridge
02:45

Wind turbines: bridge to and from the future

Since 2009, Eemshaven has been one of the most important offshore wind ports along the North…

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’
02:36

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’

‘We need to consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective. Not as waste but as man-made…

Pierre Gielen

New opportunities for PHA
02:51

New opportunities for PHA

The market for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) is booming. Worldwide there are only a handful of manufacturers who…

Pierre Gielen


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Vegan Dress
01:42

Vegan Dress made from cocoa beans

Magnum ice cream, iconic fashion designer Iris Van Herpen and model Cindy Bruna showed the very…

Editorial office / Paris

Yarn
02:06

Avantium forms PEF textile community with five companies

Renewable chemical company Avantium has formed the PEF Textile Community with five renowned textile companies. Together…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Euroborg Stadium Groningen
01:01

R&D Playground about green industry in the Northern Netherlands

On 9 June, the first edition of the new networking event in the Northern Netherlands will…

Editorial office / Groningen

Multilayer plastics
01:24

MANDALA is looking for Stakeholder Board members

Plastic recycling is a major technological challenge. Currently, the world recycles only 14% of the plastic…

Editorial office / Brussels

Recyclate
00:42

Researchers develop new biodegradable polymers from sugars

Researchers at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Duke University (US), have developed a new family…

Editorial office / Birmingham

Nelleke van der Puil (LEGO)
01:07

Biobased materials ‘super important’ for LEGO

Biobased raw materials are becoming "super important" for LEGO in order to achieve sustainable growth, according…

Editorial office / Rotterdam