posts sorted by: Wijnand Schonewille

Do not avoid risks, but contain them

Risk containment. Photo: Jean Scheijen, FreeImages

Brexit and The Wall not only generate news. These issues also provide for interesting comments that ultimately can apply to other, or much broader, areas like the bio-economy. Where continuous development is hampered by risk aversion, learning to identify and manage risks better is a necessity. I read a striking comment by CNN’s Chris Cillizza

New vegetable oil sources for the European oleochemical industry

Many bio-based strategies, national bio-economy strategies look old-fashioned

Marker posts

Innovation is ‘Chefsache’

Biologists need to know about programming

Biokits with Do-It-Yourself genetic engineering could involve a criminal act

Lost in translation: dysfunctional science communication

Purification of bio-based chemicals on an industrial scale

SynBio is gearing up

Teaching sustainability in secondary education

Biobased markets need standardization

Mining bio-ore for nickel

No good complaining about European waste legislation