Biochemicals

Copy of Biochemicals

Not only fuels, but also paints, cosmetics, and several active principals used in medicine are fossil-based. Therefore, in the transition towards a more sustainable, circular economy, it is necessary to obtain these or similar molecules from renewable feedstocks, called biochemicals. This includes not only finding alternatives in nature, but also performing chemical and biochemical reactions using bio-based resources to obtain the desired molecules.

News

Outputs on roadside verges
27 11 2021
Roadside verges are an important natural resource and as part of the Grassification project we surve...
Quantification of contaminants in road verge material
27 11 2021
The Grassification project is aims to valorize roadside grass clippings. Project partners from sever...
ECOFUNCO first workshop on bio-based materials research
19 08 2021
ECOFUNCO organised its first workshop on bio-based materials research....

Events

Circular Chemistry Conference

There are several renewable alternative processes to fossil chemistry to create new plastics. Thi...

Lipids and Cosmetics : top innovations & research initiatives

The Interreg AgriWasteValue project will be featured in a round table discussion at the 3rd editi...

AlgaeEurope 2021

Algae have become a multi-billion sector in terms of biotechnology development that is expected t...

Publications

Relevant projects

BioeconomyVentures – Raising Disruptive Bioeconomy Ventures, Startups and Spinoffs to the Top

The BioeconomyVentures project aims to build the r...

HOOP – Hub of circular cities boosting platform to foster investments for the valorisation of urban biowaste and wastewater

The EU Bioeconomy Strategy sees cities becoming major circul...

ECOFUNCO – ECO sustainable multi FUNctional biobased COATings with enhanced performance and end of life options

Low-valorised biomass sources – such as tomatoes, legumes, watermelons, sunflowers and shri...

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