‘More sustainable biofuels for transport badly needed’
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‘More sustainable biofuels for transport badly needed’

A massive and sustainable scaleup of bioenergy is needed to help combat climate change. That is…

Editorial office / Brussels

Mutant enzyme ‘eats’ plastic bottles
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Mutant enzyme ‘eats’ plastic bottles

Scientists have accidentally created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles. The breakthrough could…

Editorial office / Portsmouth

BBI JU Call for proposals 2018 now open
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BBI JU Call for proposals 2018 now open

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Call for proposals 2018 is now open. About €…

Editorial office / Brussels

REFAB call for papers
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REFAB call for papers

The conference 'Revolution in Food and Biomass Production' (REFAB) by the German nova Institute will for…

Editorial office / Cologne

Natural Fibertastic 2018: focus on natural fibers in biocomposites
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Natural Fibertastic 2018: focus on natural fibers in biocomposites

SMEs from the Biobased Delta make the difference in the biobased economy with innovative fiber technology.…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Biobased industries need more highly educated employees
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Biobased industries need more highly educated employees

In the coming years, the business community in Flanders and the Netherlands will require at least…

Editorial office / Breda

Ireland wants to be a leader in the bioeconomy
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Ireland wants to be a leader in the bioeconomy

Project Ireland 2040, the Government’s €116 billion development plan for the next decade, highlights the potential…

Editorial office / Dublin

CO2-impact of measures for the circular economy unclear
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CO2-impact of measures for the circular economy unclear

The CO2 impact of measures transition teams in The Netherlands propose to make the Dutch economy…

Editorial office / The Hague

Rotating bicycle bridge to be made of biocomposite and flax fibre
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Rotating bicycle bridge to be made of biocomposite and flax fibre

The construction of a movable biocomposite bicycle bridge will start this summer in Ritsumasyl (Fryslan, NL).…

Editorial office / Ritsumasyl

Arcadis to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme
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Arcadis to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme

The Dutch design and consultancy organisation Arcadis announced that it will join the KLM Corporate BioFuel…

Editorial office / Schiphol

Flanders to develop new technology platform for sugar valorisation
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Flanders to develop new technology platform for sugar valorisation

Cancellation of the EU Sugar quota, together with the disappearance of export limitations, will generate new…

Editorial office / Brussels

Electrolux builds bioplastic concept fridge
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Electrolux builds bioplastic concept fridge

Electrolux has developed a refrigerator prototype where all the visible plastic parts are made of bioplastics…

Editorial office / Stockholm

Positive image drives premium prices for biobased products
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Positive image drives premium prices for biobased products

Market analysis shows that a relevant number of customers are willing to pay a GreenPremium price…

Editorial office / Brussels

Succesful start-up of Total-Corbion PLA pilot plant in Thailand
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Succesful start-up of Total-Corbion PLA pilot plant in Thailand

Total Corbion PLA announces that it has successfully started up its 1 kTpa PLA pilot plant…

Editorial office / Thailand

EU produces 1.5 bn tons, but is a net importer of biomass
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EU produces 1.5 bn tons, but is a net importer of biomass

In the European Union,  about 1.500 Million tons of dry matter biomass is produced annually and…

Editorial office / Brussels

ABC Conference focuses on biobased fibre applications
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ABC Conference focuses on biobased fibre applications

For the third international Applied Biobased materials Conference (ABC) on April 20, the Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased…

Editorial office / Geleen

‘Tangible action needed to scale-up the bio-economy’
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‘Tangible action needed to scale-up the bio-economy’

The EU should champion the bio-economy. The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) therefore calls on the European…

Editorial office / Brussels

Tetra Pak delivers more than half a billion fully biobased packages
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Tetra Pak delivers more than half a billion fully biobased packages

Tetra Pak has delivered more than half a billion packs of Tetra Rex Bio-based, the company…

Newsroom / London

ZAP biobased research to open new innovation lab in june
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ZAP biobased research to open new innovation lab in june

In June of 2018 the Zernike Advanced Processing (ZAP) facility in Groningen will open the doors…

Editorial office / Groningen

Quarter of turnover in the bioeconomy created by biobased industries
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Quarter of turnover in the bioeconomy created by biobased industries

The contribution of bio-based industries to the bio-economy is underrated. These industries show a considerable turnover…

Editorial office / Brussels

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