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02.01.2018

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Conversion of Waste into Butanol and Hydrogen

The application of high pressure and steam is a proven method for the mobilisation of valuable components from biomass. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research is contributing to the project "Production of butanol and hydrogen by fermentation techniques using steam treated munici...

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02.01.2018

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Conversion of Waste into Butanol and Hydrogen

The application of high pressure and steam is a proven method for the mobilisation of valuable components from biomass. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research is contributing to the project "Production of butanol and hydrogen by fermentation techniques using steam treated munici...

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30.11.2017

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Bio-Based: The New Trend for Food-Packaging?

Sustainability is the name of the game in the coveted food markets – but what options do food processors have when it comes to packaging? Can producers and retailers strengthen their brand position by choosing biobased materials? A new study sheds a light on what might be the nex...

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12.09.2017

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Bio-Based Alternatives to Toluene and NMP

The EU is researching whether the use of toluene and NMP, which are considered to be toxic, can be restricted.

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12.09.2017

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Bio-Based Alternatives to Toluene and NMP

The EU is researching whether the use of toluene and NMP, which are considered to be toxic, can be restricted.

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04.07.2017

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Pilot Plants for Polymerisation Might Drive Development of Biomaterials

Two new initiatives in the Netherlands aim to realise an open access pilot plant for polymerisation in order to boost production of plastics based on biomaterials.

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04.07.2017

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Pilot Plants for Polymerisation Might Drive Development of Biomaterials

Two new initiatives in the Netherlands aim to realise an open access pilot plant for polymerisation in order to boost production of plastics based on biomaterials.

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08.05.2017

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Breakthrough in the Devlopment of Biobased Chemicals: This Fungus Produces Organic Acids

New ways for organics acid production: Scientists from Wageningen University & Research, in association with oil and gas company Total, have developed a new process for producing organic acids via a biotechnological method.

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19.11.2014

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How Biomaterials Become an Alternative for Substances of Very High Concern

There are many possible biobased alternatives for substances of very high concern (SVHC). Some of these alternatives can already be applied right away. This is shown by a study by Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research commissioned by the Netherlands National Institute for Pu...

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08.10.2014

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Business in Bio: How to Establish a Biobased Production Chain

Biomass has a wealth of potential as a resource for bulk products such as lactic acid or ethanol. In practice, however, it is difficult to develop successful production chains. Commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research has...

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