posts sorted by: Innovation

Market introduction of PHAs

Defy death – will they ever succeed?

Biological crop protection

Chemistry vs. bacteria. # 41, Sore throat, runny nose and other unfortunate conditions

RethinkX: the new Organizing System

The disruption of the cow

RethinkX: the essentials

Bt eggplant project in Bangladesh revisited

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 32. 1950: turning point for the good

Sustainable materials policy? Try bans and taxes

Meat alternatives on the rise

Towards net zero carbon emissions

Good prospects for alternative leathers

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 13. November 1921 and September 1928

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 10. International recognition

Chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 7. Aspirin

CO2 utilization, a growth sector

Chemicals and materials industry needs to innovate

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 4. The rise of chemistry

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 3. Mercurochrome, Ehrlich’s chemotherapy the American way

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 2. Paul Ehrlich, Salvarsan and chemotherapy

Nebulised interferon as a COVID-19 medicine

A strategy to reduce animal tests

Closing the plastic loop

Mass timber, the new technology

Antibiotics resistance, and how to overcome it

The solutions are here!

New technology for drinking-water production

Review: biostimulants for sustainable crop production

Vegan leather for sustainable fashion

Battery technology in fast development

Food loss and waste to be reduced by better management and new technologies

New superpowers in the pharmaceutical industry?

Has big pharma lost track?

Manifesto ‘Waltzing with Nature’

Directed evolution: a Nobel prize winning innovation

Sustainable farming: a few development pathways

Mycelium as a construction material

Seafood from the lab – will consumers like it?

Traditional Chinese medicine as a source of innovation

Nature as our teacher!

New antibiotics – their development stagnates. Why?

CRISPR to the rescue as bacteria develop antibiotics resistance

Chemical recycling of mixed plastic waste

We will never be able to control nature perfectly

Introspection and innovation don’t easily match: ‘In the Netherlands we tend to think we are pretty good.’

Pure liquid silk

Reductionism and holism in the life sciences

Sustainable fish farms

Towards eco-friendly personal care, and other BIO highlights

GreenTech 2019: new crops and technologies

Indoor farming: good and affordable vegetables for cities

Can we engineer life? 4.7 Plant gene technology, cisgenesis

Biosolar cells: moving forward step by step

MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019: imaginative new materials

Lost in translation: Calls for Proposals are determined by language

3D printed bioplastic: the future of construction?

Innovations: did I miss something?

Food security in times of climate change

Can we engineer life? 3.1 Transition is unavoidable

Rejuvenation through biotechnology, for whom?

The bioscience of immortality

Can we engineer life? 2.3 Precision modification of the genome

Innovative solutions for small farmers and organic farming

Can we engineer life? 2.2 Development of recombinant-DNA technology

Energy saving materials inspired by lizard skins and bark bugs

Can we engineer life? 2.1 From evolution to revolution

Can we engineer life? 1 Gene technology is the key

GMO adversaries get enclosed from all sides

Less input, more output and lower footprint through precision farming and digitalisation

Why cannot organic farmers benefit from New Breeding Techniques?

How to cover future protein demand?

Organic is not a good hallmark of quality – this is why

Simplifying hospital waste with biodegradable disposables

Innovative materials: designers often better understand their value

Bio concrete and other construction materials from local resources

New materials as a source of inspiration for the fashion industry

Self-healing concrete in full development

Innovative concrete: we need it badly, it’s there, we don’t use it

Genetically engineered spider silk

Artificial spider silk, imitating ‘the toughest material on earth’

Artificial silk: the next biotechnological frontier, about to be crossed

Cellulose nanofibrils pave the way for biobased 3D printing

Solar industry evolves to the TW scale

Solar energy will soon dominate the energy system

Straw, an excellent construction material

Kipster, a new chapter in sustainable chicken farming

Dandelion rubber tyre developed by KeyGene, WUR and Vredestein

Chitosan, a sleeping giant waiting to be woken

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

Innovation is ‘Chefsache’

Nanocomposites, precision materials