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“The real challenge is not technology”

“Hollow straws”, is how Leon Joore of the Natural Fiber Application Center (NAC) described natural fibers…

Pierre Gielen

Natural Fibertastic 2019
06:21

Growing interest in natural fibers

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

Pierre Gielen

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
04:13

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™…

Harm Ikink

Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway

Field voles, pine martens and foxes already know where the Zoomland viaduct is. The Brabant Landscape…

Editorial office

Fryslân gets a 66 metre-long moveable bicycle bridge made from biocomposite
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Fryslân gets a 66 metre-long moveable bicycle bridge made from biocomposite

The existing moveable traffic bridge over the Van Harinxma Canal at Ritsumasyl, consisting of a steel…

Editorial office

Market for specific applications
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Market for specific applications

The Netherlands has more than 35,000 kilometres of cycle paths, with enormous stretches of asphalt crisscrossing…

Lucien Joppen


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High-tech bridge built with flax and bio-resin

Flax has been used for thousands of years for clothing, sacks or robust ship ropes. However,…

Editorial office / Eindhoven

We Harvest Wind art installation
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Dutch artist and Polestar develop new biocomposite

Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker (The Woven Studio) and the Swedish car brand Polestar have developed a…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Natural Fibertastic 2021
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Watch now: Natural Fibertastic 2021 – The Aftermovie

The first lustrum of Natural Fibertastic (NFT 2021) was celebrated at the end of September in…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

ECO2boat circulaire biobased speedboat
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Building a circular bio-based speedboat from flax, basalt and biocomposites

Young inventor Yoni de Munter from Belgium is building the world's first circular biobased speedboat with…

Editorial office / Ghent

Hempflax combiner harvester
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2020 Top Year for Hempflax

HempFlax, Europe's largest independent hemp grower and processor, has had a banner year. The annual results…

Editorial office / Oude Pekela

Cosun beet paper packaging
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Cosun introduces beet paper packaging

Cosun Beet Company and paper manufacturer Crown Van Gelder have developed sustainable paper made using beet…

Editorial office / Dinteloord