LignoValue Pilot launched: Flanders first and only pilot line of bio-aromatics from lignin/wood

Recently, Biorizon co-initiator VITO and partners have launched the EFRO LignoValue Pilot project. By Q1 2021, this € 4.3 million project must result in a functioning pilot line in Flanders for the production of bio-aromatics from lignin/wood. The pilot meets the needs of various companies that have expressed an interest in innovative molecules and a willingness to carry out application testing.
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Vacancy: Director Shared Research Center Biorizon

For its Shared Research Center, based in Bergen op Zoom, Biorizon is looking for a Director to coordinate the realization of the Biorizon ambitions in the field of biobased aromatics.
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ALIGN project launched: developing bio-aromatics from lignin

Recently Biorizon co-initiator VITO and partners have launched the ALIGN project that aims to develop Aromatics from LIGNin. Phenolic resins will be applied for the production of high-pressure-laminates as well as natural vanillin for food and beverages. For the next three years, eight project partners led by coordinator CLIB2021 will work together. The Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) holds out the prospect of funding the German project partners with 1.4 mio. EUR.
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Save the date: 5th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-aromatics - 14 & 15 Nov.

Please save the date for the 5th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-aromatics that will take place on November 14 and 15 in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. Large industry players, SME's and RTO's from all over Europe will be present to discuss the latest progress in the field of bio-aromatics and to elaborate on the opportunities to accelerate biobased business together.
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Biorizon’s BIO-HArT project is part of European Parliament exhibition ‘Let the stars shine’

Biorizon is proud that the BIO-HArT project has been selected by Member of the EU Parliament Van Nistelrooij for 'Let the stars shine'. This initiative highlights fine examples of European projects in order to gain enthousiasm and support for European cooperation. BIO-HArT was the only project focusing on technology development for biobased building blocks.
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BIO-HArT: a new laboratory for the production of aromatics from biomass

BIO-HArT project partner KU Leuven has presented a new reactor facility that allows them to scale up new chemical processes for bio-economy from small lab scale to larger volumes.
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