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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

Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab
05:05

New developments in the field of PHA

Sewage water and sludge are raw materials for the production of PHA: biodegradable biopolymers made by…

Pierre Gielen


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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

Nakhon Sawang Biocomplex Thailand
01:03

NatureWorks to build new 75kton PLA plant in Thailand

NatureWorks is going to build a new Ingeo™️ PLA manufacturing complex in Thailand. NatureWorks plans to…

Editorial office / Thailand

Sports performance
01:00

PHA as a ‘miracle pill’ for health and sports performance

PHA is well-known as a biodegradable, bio-based substitute for fossil plastics. But this biopolymer, which occurs…

Editorial office / Groningen

Carbon2Polymers installation Covestro
01:25

Covestro turns steel gases into sustainable plastics

German plastics company Covestro has started up a mini-plant at its Dormagen site to research the…

Editorial office / Dormagen

Baby
01:38

BioSAPS develops biobased and biodegradable superabsorbing polymers

In the last decades, rapid progress was made in the field of superabsorbent polymers/hydrogels (SAP) because…

Editorial office / Antwerp

EDR-Kunststoftechniek-1
00:38

Students in the north get acquainted with circular plastics

NHL Stenden in Emmen and the Hochschule Osnabrück in Lingen have jointly launched a project in…

Editorial office / Lingen