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23nov , 2015

SkyNRG, Boeing and South African Airways sign MoU in the presence of Dutch Prime Minister Rutte about sustainable jet fuel in South Africa

Johannesburg, November 17th, 2015 SkyNRG, Boeing and SAA today reaffirmed their commitment to collaborate on the development of a supply chain for sustainable jet fuel in South Africa, with an initial focus on energy tobacco as a feedstock. The MoU was signed during the Dutch… Read more >

5nov , 2015

The Corbey Committee presents vision document on sustainable bioeconomy 2030

The vision document ‘Naar een duurzame bio-economie’ (‘Towards a sustainable bioeconomy’) was presented on 20 October 2015 by the Corbey Committee to Wilma Mansveld (Undersecretary for Infrastructure and Environment until 28 October 2015) and Henk Kamp (Minister of Economic Affairs). The document points out the… Read more >

3nov , 2015

BE-Basic, TU Delft Biotechnology and the BPF share a booth at EFIB 2015

BE-Basic Foundation, TU Delft Biotechnology and the Bioprocess Pilot Facility shared a booth at EFIB 2015, which took place 27-29 October 2015 in Brussels. Among the speakers were Waldemar Kutt (Head of Unit "Biobased Products and Processing", DG Research and Innovation European Commission) and Tjerk de Ruijter (CEO Corbion).… Read more >

23okt , 2015

Dr. Heitor Cantarella wins Brazilian Green Revolution Prize

On 13 October 2015, a special session was organised at the Brazilian Senate in Brasilia to commemorate 70 years of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. During this event, 10 Brazilian scientists were awarded the Heroes of the Brazilian Green Revolution prize. Among the recipients… Read more >

16okt , 2015

BE-Basic Brazil mentioned as best practice in AWTI report

Today, the Advisory council for science, technology and innovation (AWTI) released the report 'Collaborate to Innovate - Knowledge and Innovation Cooperation between Brazil and the Netherlands'. It states that the Netherlands can benefit from stronger collaborations with Brazil in the fields of innovation and science (i.e. biobased… Read more >

9okt , 2015

Boskalis, Wärtsilä and GoodFuels Marine launch sustainable marine biofuels programme

Rotterdam, 7 October 2015: Boskalis, the leading dredging and marine expert, and Wärtsilä, the global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and oil & gas markets, today announced their collaboration with GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global… Read more >