New vegetable oil sources for the European oleochemical industry

Cellulose nanofibrils pave the way for biobased 3D printing

Nano3Bio: promising results for chitosan

Marker posts

Straw, an excellent construction material

Dandelion rubber tyre developed by KeyGene, WUR and Vredestein

Bio-waste valorisation

Chitosan, a sleeping giant waiting to be woken

Cyrene, a biosolvent, to end the use of toxic solvents

Paptic, not a plastic, rather a novel kind of paper

Bio-Lutions wins Bio-Based Material of the Year 2017 Innovation Award

Whole crop valorisation

Green PAC, motor of the biobased economy

Bioplastics: disruptive shift to come

Purification of bio-based chemicals on an industrial scale

CocoPallet: grow in niches and compete on price, says Michiel Vos

Drop-ins lead the biobased economy astray

Biobased means thinking in short cycles

Thermocatalytic reforming makes most of biomass

Biobased materials and chemicals driven by performance

PHA business case still shaky

PHA: promising, versatile, biodegradable

Micronutrients, small but essential

Diversity is the key to new agriculture, says Louise Vet

Fibres of the future 2: cellulosic fibres from wood

Biobased chemicals will develop beyond the obvious

Fibres of the future (1): cotton and its limits

Synbra and BioBTX win bio-based innovation awards 2016

Sustainable Timber Tower on the Rise

Bamboo, a promising feedstock

Waste is the most important biobased resource; but legal barriers abound

Reverdia moves away from drop-ins

Cosun researches all beet pulp components

WWF: do not use wood just for energy

The case for new biobased platform chemicals

New biobased materials will carry the breakthrough for the biobased economy

New study reports that in Europe, biodegradable plastics growth is in the bag

Neol Bio: waste to green chemicals

Cellulosic ethanol: feedstock costs predominant, sugar cane cheapest

More biobased plastics for bottles: DuPont announces PTF

Commercializing biobased products

Mining bio-ore for nickel

Algae: researchers move away from energy

Natural fibre composites: a natural look and feel, and sustainable

Biobased industry review 2015

Lignin makes a take-off across the board, says Ludo Diels (Vito)

Better biomass utilisation in the biobased economy

Another biobased dicarboxylic acid moves toward commercial production, by Verdezyne

Biobased economy: slow but steady

More guts needed for the bioeconomy

Hemp tea

What is biomass anyway?

Multiple use of biomass

Hemp, a very versatile crop

Bioeconomy: much more employment in biobased chemicals than in biofuels

How do biofuel developers survive when oil is cheap?

Still a one-sided emphasis on the energetic use of biomass

Bioplastics are the future

Biodegradable or biobased: an on-going debate

Leon Mur: plant ingredients have much potential

Mother Earth Day: let us protect healthy soils

Levulinic acid, the next green chemical building block

Strong biobased supply chain will trigger the 21st century innovation wave, says Daan Dijk (Rabobank)

Andy Shafer (Elevance), producer of biobased product award winner

Stefano Facco (Novamont): locally based and careful biorefineries have the future

Myco Design Lab: art meets industry in mycelium

Mycelium, the ultimate green material

Ton Runneboom: major role for Europe in biobased chemical industry

Wood biorefinery has an enormous potential

Bio aromatics

Green building

Specialty carbohydrates: a very specialised biobased industry

Investment in biobased materials and chemicals is on the rise, says Lux Research


Industrial sugar: major opportunities for North-western Europe

Biobased materials in the motor car, part 2: biobased industry’s response

Biobased materials in the motor car, part 1: automotive industry’s demands

Brazil too, starts production of second generation bioethanol

Sugar, Europe’s strength

Versalis converts petrochemical plant into biorefinery

Opportunities for biobased butadiene

Wood fibres stronger than steel

Biomass Course, ten times successful

Trend: green cosmetics

Valorise flower bulbs

Paper and pulp industry needs biorefinery, says Michiel Adriaanse

SkyNRG for sustainable jet fuel

Anton Robek (DSM): biobased needs to start simple and learn fast

Pharmafilter’s sustainable hospital waste processing system now commercially available

Thistle biorefinery to reinforce Sardinian economy

Focus on biobased materials in a new regional development model

Joe Ross (Biorenewables Development Centre): businesses can work with us to start straight away