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

Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab

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

Cor Kamminga

PHA, the new niche market for the Northern Netherlands

Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are a niche market with great promise. The share of materials in the total…

Pierre Gielen

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The textile and carpet sector wants to become more sustainable in the coming years through increased…

Lucien Joppen

Toy sector more sustainable

Toy sector more sustainable

Slowly but surely, more and more (partly) biobased toys are being launched on the market. For…

Lucien Joppen


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Camelina Sativa

PHA producing Camelina Sativa promising in field test

Yield10 Bioscience, an agricultural bioscience company from the US, have successfully field tested prototype lines of…

Editorial office / Woburn

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

Plastics ultimately completely biobased or circular

Plastics ultimately completely biobased or circular

Climate problems, declining oil reserves and concerns about the environmental pollution caused by plastic waste nowadays…

Editorial office / Groningen

Bioextrax wins Green Chemistry part of SIC 2020

Suiker Unie chooses Bioextrax as the SIC 2020 winner

Suiker Unie has chosen Bioextrax as the winner of its challenge in the "green chemistry" category…

Editorial office / Groningen

Chemistry lab

Chemists create new route to PHA’s

Eugene Chen, professor in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, has led a new…

Editorial office / Fort Collins

Injection moulding machine

Research into industrial processing of PHA

The Chemical Cluster Emmen within Chemport Europe and German research partners are investigating how the biodegradable…

Editorial office / Emmen


2nd PHA World Congress

Maternushaus, Köln