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Handshake wirh protective gloves on

Cooperation: the foundation for success

Limburg has always been an outward-looking province, with intensive border traffic. No wonder: no other Dutch…

Pierre Gielen

Natural Fibertastic 2019

Growing interest in natural fibers

Natural fibers are getting more and more attention. For example as an insulation material, as a…

Pierre Gielen

Andes Lupin

Andean Lupin promising crop in Europe

On the volcanic ash in Iceland, on mountain slopes in Austria and in the bone-dry, dense…

Pierre Gielen

Lab Oleon

Coatings and cosmetics from French sunflowers

The oleochemical company Oleon from Ertvelde has built a new plant to produce biobased building blocks…

Pierre Gielen

Irish landscape

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen

Luuk van der Wielen Plant

‘Overarching vision on the bio-economy needed’

‘The authorities in Ireland tend to listen much better to industry and science. Contacts are acted…

Lucien Joppen


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Woodpellet plant of Graanul in Ebavere, Estonia

Estonian woodpellet producer switches to biochemistry feedstock

Europe's largest producer of wood pellets, Granuul Invest from Estonia, wants to make products with a…

Editorial office / Tallinn

Oil tanker

BTG is developing a bio-refinery for pyrolysis oil

Before the end of the year, the Enschede-based company BTG wants to set up a new…

Editorial office / Enschede

Avantium Biorefinery in Delfzijl

Avantium opens bio-MEG demonstration plant in Delfzijl

Avantium opened its plant-based MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) demonstration factory in Chemie Park Delfzijl, the Netherlands, today,…

Editorial office / Delfzijl

Crude oil

Webinar: developing a pyrolysis based biorefinery

Greenovate! Europe is organising a webinar on 14 November about fast pyrolysis, a promising technology for…

Editorial office / 's-Hertogenbosch

Clarian's pre-commercial biorefinery in Straubing, Germany

Miscanthus promising feedstock for lignocellulosic sugars and ethanol

Tests show that miscanthus, also known as elephant grass or China reed, proves itself as an…

Editorial office / Straubing

Chemical plant

Avantium awarded €6 million EU grant

Avantium N.V. announces that it has been awarded €6 million as part of a SPIRE grant…

Editorial office / Delfzijl


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IBioIC Annual Conference 2020

Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow,

EXCornsEED Conference

Henri Coandă International Airport, Otopeni

5th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-aromatics

Golden Tulip Hotel Central, 's-Hertogenbosch

Zero Waste Biorefineries

Hof van Wageningen, Wageningen