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Claude Grison
01:39

European Inventor Award for metal-eating plants that make green chemistry

French researcher Claude Grison has developed a method of using plants to extract metal elements from…

Editorial office / Montpellier

Patent
01:30

Digital platform shows SMEs added value of intellectual property

Five Dutch and Belgian organisations have launched a new digital platform on intellectual property rights today,…

Editorial office / The Hague

Plastic recycling worker
00:59

Netherlands leading the way in plastic recycling technology

Dutch companies and research institutes account for 11.5% of all international patents (IPFs) for plastic recycling…

Editorial office / Munich

Researchers
00:47

Avantium sells bioaromatics patents to TNO

Avantium has sold its bioaromatics patent portfolio to The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, TNO.…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Hand holding plant
01:19

Patenting plants is still allowed

The European ban on the patenting of plants was declared invalid on 5 December by the…

Editorial office / Brussels