Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’

“Exciting programme about sustainable plastics”

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

Pierre Gielen

New opportunities for PHA

New opportunities for PHA

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

Pierre Gielen

Using bacteria to manufacture bio-concrete

Using bacteria to manufacture bio-concrete

The global production of cement accounts for 8% of CO2 emissions on our planet. This is…

Pierre Gielen

3D printed bolt

Biodegradable biopolymers for 3D Printing and micro-injection moulding

For more and more fossil plastics, there are green alternatives. For example, 3D printer filaments from…

Pierre Gielen

ECOinnovations Congress Papenburg

Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region

‘The bio-economy doesn’t stop at national borders, and neither does climate change.’ That was what Henk…

Pierre Gielen


Ems Dollart Region

New training for biotech talent in the Ems-Dollart Region

Knowledge institutions and companies in the Ems-Dollart Region (EDR) are joining forces in the Biotech Talent…

Editorial office / Groningen


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

New opportunities for PHA

Northern companies launching into the PHA market

The market for PHAs is booming and that offers opportunities for companies in the northern regions…

Editorial office

Using bacteria to manufacture bio-concrete

Using the power of nature to manufacture bio-concrete

Bioclear earth from Groningen uses the power of nature to manufacture non-structural bio-concrete. Bacteria on a…

Editorial office / Groningen

Cattail (Typha)

German-Dutch practical research into biobased building materials

Cattail (Typha) and wood wool comprise the walls of the new biobased modular house that the…

Editorial office / Werlte

Face shields made of biodegradable biopolymers

Face shields made of biodegradable biopolymers

3D printing and injection molding with biodegradable biopolymers are innovative techniques that are still under development…

Editorial office / Werlte


ECO Innovations from Biomass

Hotel Alte Werft Papenburg, Papenburg