posts sorted by: Chemical industry

Better biomass utilisation in the biobased economy

Biobased polymers too have long lead times, says Jan Ravenstijn

Another biobased dicarboxylic acid moves toward commercial production, by Verdezyne

3BI – Brokering Bio-Based Innovation

More guts needed for the bioeconomy

The shelf life of green chemistry

Preservation of chemical complexity in green chemistry

Green chemistry: towards an integration of agriculture and chemical industry

Towards a sustainable medicines production

Green chemistry: nature as our teacher

How do biofuel developers survive when oil is cheap?

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

Levulinic acid, the next green chemical building block

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

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

Green chemistry: it is about the oxygen

Ton Runneboom: major role for Europe in biobased chemical industry


Industrial sugar: major opportunities for North-western Europe

Sugar, Europe’s strength

Versalis converts petrochemical plant into biorefinery

Opportunities for biobased butadiene

Biobased chemicals: European share to drop sharply

Design rules for the biobased industry #4: elegance is beautiful

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

Design rules for the biobased industry, #1: reduce capital costs and create jobs

Know-how as a location factor for the biobased chemical industry

The Bioprocess Pilot Facility in Delft

EFIB, now is the time!

Green Chemistry Campus: at the intersection of agriculture and chemistry

Willem Sederel: do not hype the biobased economy

Marc Verbruggen (Natureworks): ‘Europe has the sugar beet, the best crop for biopolymers, but does not use it.’

Thinking beyond shale gas

Shale gas is an opportunity, for Europe too

BioBTX: Dutch School of Catalysis strikes again

Shale gas and biobased, parallel and non-conflicting

BioAmber: the success of open innovation and partnering

Danish Novozymes and Italian Beta Renewables join forces in cellulosic biofuel projects

Innovative Dutch chemical industry in a Northwest-European cluster

Europe hesitates and lags behind

The carbon dioxide economy, the next revolution in chemistry

Long live Europe, trend 5: decentralisation of industry in a biobased society

The biobased economy challenged by shale gas, a discussion

DSM, a smart player in the biobased economy

Will there ever be a big BPM factory in Europe?

Avantium’s furanic technology, a giant awakening

Jos Keurentjes: at AkzoNobel, sustainability is our license to operate

Biomethanol in the Netherlands

R&D in chemistry and process technology

Much biobased economic activity in France

Three development phases in green chemistry