ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019
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ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019

Gerard Paanakker received the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019 on behalf of ECOR BV on 18 April,…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Sun protection creams based on bioplastics
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Sun protection creams based on bioplastics

Italy-based company Bio-on and Unilever have introduced a new range of sun protection creams made from…

Editorial office / Italy

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study
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BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study

BP, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam have joined forces to explore the opportunity of making…

Editorial office / Rotterdam

Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019
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Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019

For the twelfth year in a row, the innovation award ‘Bio-based Material of the Year’ will…

Editorial office

Vehicle fuels can be much cleaner
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Vehicle fuels can be much cleaner

E5 and E10 are already very common on the pump today: gasoline mixtures to which 5…

Editorial office / Raleigh

Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership for sustainable growth
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Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership for sustainable growth

Materials manufacturer Covestro and biotechnology company Genomatica have joined forces to research and develop high-performance materials…

Editorial office / Leverkusen

Finnish company buys 4 pyrolysis plants in the Netherlands
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Finnish company buys 4 pyrolysis plants in the Netherlands

Green Fuel Nordic from Finland will invest € 100 million in Dutch pyrolysis technology that can…

Editorial office / Enschede

Kick-off new Bio-economy project Green-Chemistry
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Kick-off new Bio-economy project Green-Chemistry

The new INTERREG project Bio-economy Green Chemistry was kicked off last week in Papenburg (Germany). At…

Editorial office / Papenburg

How to write a succesful biobased businessplan
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How to write a succesful biobased businessplan

In the framework of the Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BiB), a masterclass is organized on how…

Editorial office / Ghent

Bio-MEG demoplant Avantium to be located in Delfzijl
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Bio-MEG demoplant Avantium to be located in Delfzijl

Avantium has decided to locate the new MEG demonstration plant for its Mekong technology in Chemie…

Editorial office / Delfzijl

Imagine Chemistry Challenge generates ideas from 30 countries
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Imagine Chemistry Challenge generates ideas from 30 countries

There has been another tremendous response to the Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge of Nouryon (formerly…

Editorial office / Deventer

Research into growing fiber crops on contaminated soil
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Research into growing fiber crops on contaminated soil

A Belgian-French consortium will start new research into the cultivation of fiber crops on heavily contaminated…

Editorial office / Ghent

Sugar cane cultivation in a temperate climate
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Sugar cane cultivation in a temperate climate

Researchers from the University of Illinois in the US and the University of Aarhus in Denmark…

Editorial office / United States

ECOXY develops reusable and recyclable biocomposites
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ECOXY develops reusable and recyclable biocomposites

Promising results have been achieved in the BBI JU project ECOXY that is developing biobased thermoset…

Editorial office / Brussels

Cleantech mission to Boston with InnovationQuarter
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Cleantech mission to Boston with InnovationQuarter

Are you a cleantech startup or scaleup with an innovative technology related to energy systems or…

Editorial office / Boston

Eco-Innovations focuses on non-food biomass in the European bioeconomy
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Eco-Innovations focuses on non-food biomass in the European bioeconomy

The bioeconomy in Europe is central during the two-day conference Eco-Innovations with Biomass next week, 20…

Editorial office / Papenburg

Shell joins Waste-to-Chemicals consortium Rotterdam
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Shell joins Waste-to-Chemicals consortium Rotterdam

Shell joins the W2C consortium that wants to build a factory in Rotterdam that makes valuable…

Editorial office / Rotterdam

‘Production of bio-xylene can be cheaper, more flexible and more robust’
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‘Production of bio-xylene can be cheaper, more flexible and more robust’

Annelotech announced this week in a press release that it has produced bio-paraxylene from non-food biomass…

Editorial office / Groningen

BioMCN will produce renewable methanol with green hydrogen
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BioMCN will produce renewable methanol with green hydrogen

BioMCN will produce renewable methanol from green hydrogen supplied by Dutch gas infrastructure company Gasunie and…

Editorial office / Delfzijl

Award for best innovative biobased business plan
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Award for best innovative biobased business plan

The Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BIB) is now open for registration - until 17 March 2019.

Editorial office / Ghent

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