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20mrt , 2015

Patricia Osseweijer receives Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

Patricia Osseweijer, Professor of Science Communication from Delft University of Technology, wins the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 2015/16 for her research on the transition from a fossil to a bio-based economy. Bridging the gap During the fellowship, Patricia Osseweijer will focus on how we can make… Read more >

9mrt , 2015

BIG-C: Europe’s industrial center pushes bio-economy

BIG-C, the BIO-Innovation Growth mega-Cluster, is the cross border Smart Specialization Initiative of the Belgian region of Flanders, the Netherlands, and the German state of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW). It aims to transform this mega-cluster into the global leader of bio-based innovation growth and a… Read more >

3nov , 2014 Kirsten Steinbusch wint de 2014 Hoogewerff Stimuleringsprijs

De Hoogewerff Stimuleringsprijs 2014 is toegekend aan Kirsten Steinbusch voor baanbrekend werk betreffende de omzetting van bio-afval in waardevolle bouwstenen voor de chemische industrie. Kirsten Steinbusch heeft tijdens haar promotiewerk (2005-2009) aan de Universiteit Wageningen onderzoek verricht aan de microbiële verwerking van organisch afval (agrarisch,… Read more >

2okt , 2014

Acacio Navarrete wins CAPES award for PhD thesis developed in FAPESP BIOEN & BE-Basic project on soil ecology

Today the foundation CAPES of the Brazilian Ministry of Education, announced the results of the 2014 edition of the CAPES awards for best PhD thesis defended in 2013. The PhD thesis of Acacio Navarrete on “Bacterial ecology in Amazonian soils under deforestation and agricultural management”… Read more >

10jul , 2014

BioPort Holland appoints Luuk van der Wielen as Chairman of the Board

The Hague – 6 months after signing the Letter of Intent with the Dutch Minister of State, the public-private partnership BioPort Holland has appointed Luuk van der Wielen as its Chairman of the Steering Board. BioPort Holland is the joint initiative of KLM, Schiphol Airport,… Read more >

5jun , 2014

BE-Basic on board of first regular ‘Green Flight’ by GOL Airlines in Brazil

Today GOL Airlines performed the first of a series of 200 regular green flights ('voando verde') from Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brazil) to Brasilia. BE-Basic, and its partners TU Delft, KLM and SkyNRG were invited to this event as the new members of the Plataforma… Read more >