Successful opening of the Bioprocess Pilot Facility on March 19th 2015

maart 20, 2015

The director of the Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF), Hans van Leeuwen, together with shareholders and governmental institutions, started the first pretreatment of woodchips in the newly build pretreatment pilot plant, by officially pushing the button of the biomass pretreatment equipment.

This extension of the BPF makes it a unique open access facility for scale up of sustainable production processes. Improving the process of clients, by converting biobased residues into useful chemicals, fuels and ingredients for Food and Pharma. 

BE-Basic initiated the foundation of the BPF. It was launched in 2012 as a joint venture between DSM, Corbion and Delft University of Technology, and is a partner of BE-Basic.

Read full press release on the BPF website.