Sports performance

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

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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PHA pellets

Tenfold increase in PHA production capacity within six years

For years, the production of PHAs could not keep up with demand. This situation is slowly…

Editorial office / Hürth

PHA Bioplastics

Road map shows market opportunities for PHA

Invest-NL and Wageningen University & Research have joined forces to accelerate the market introduction of PHAs.…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Sports performance

PHA as a ‘miracle pill’ for health and sports performance

PHA is well-known as a biodegradable, bio-based substitute for fossil plastics. But this biopolymer, which occurs…

Editorial office / Groningen

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


2nd PHA World Congress

Maternushaus, Köln