The Profitable Way to Biobased Functionalized Aromatics

Performance & Sustainability

Industry driven Shared Research Center Biorizon focuses on technology development for the production of functionalized biobased aromatics for performance materials, chemicals & coatings. Supported by a roadmap & inspired by our community.

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In co-creation with global leaders and SME companies in the fields of feedstock, conversion, equipment and end-products Biorizon creates renewable aromatics that outperform their fossil counterparts. In sustainability as well as functionality.

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Biorizon Community Members

TNO
VITO
ECN part of TNO
Green Chemistry Campus
Cargill Biotechnology R&D
IAR
Bridgestone
Biobased Delta
Neste Oil
Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
Attero
Klueber
Beckers
Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF)
NNRGY Crops BV
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada
Rabobank
Nimaro Ageno Consult
NNFCC
Agro & Chemie
OPE Group
cardolite
Chemelot Campus
SABIC
LEGO System A/S
DSM Coating Resins
Allbys Bioresource Industries
FORESA
Wood K plus
Bleko Chemie B.V.
CBMNet
AEB Amsterdam
Sappi
University College London
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Progression Industry BV
Deloitte
Avantium Chemicals
Lawter
Green Chemicals Blog
Fraunhofer CBP
Johnson Matthey
BOM Brabant Development Agency
CSIRO
Swissaustral Biotech SA
Green Chemistry Network
VEGA
Worlée Chemie
Royal HaskoningDHV
Refined BioProducts LLC
GREENVALUE ENTERPRISES LLC
Tectero
FISCH
Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy
Avans University of Applied Science
Twence
SUEZ
BiCHEM Technology BV
AVA-CO2 Schweiz AG
Chemelot InSciTe
Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
Gemeente Bergen op Zoom
ChemStream
Penn State University
IFPEN
North European Oil Trade Oy
Hexion
Matharu Fertilizers & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
Bumaga BV
Shanks Wood Products
Celignis Analytical
SYNGULON
sappi Lanaken
Ajinomoto OmniChem NV
Hezelburcht
BOB Sharing Srl
KU Leuven
University of Antwerp
Universiteit Maastricht
TU/e
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant
HVC
Mutsaerts International
Vereniging Afvalbedrijven / Dutch Waste Management Association
Scient
INEOS Styrolution
Process Design Center
Lux Research
SoliQz B.V.
Process Design Center BV
Port of Amsterdam
Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH
Kapp Nederland B.V.
Vyncke
EcoPlanet Bamboo
BIOECON NV
Pantanova BV
ChainCraft B.V.
Gnin Technology Co., Ltd
Catalisti (FISCH)
Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH
SOLVAY
Neoliquid
enGenes Biotech GmbH
CLIB2021
Netse Jacobs
TMC Chemical
Newfoss
CARTIF
Midwaste
OmniExtract
Smit&zoon;
Paper Province
MASH Biotech
InnoSyn B V
Advanced Biochemical (Thailand)
CSTB
Chem4LS Consulting
Tom Browne and Associates
CellMark Technology
CENER - National Renewable Energy Centre
RENEWI
Twinnovate B.V.
PSNC
Lubrizol
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies
Solvay
Geveke Werktuigbouw B.V.
Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
HPD Consultancy
Alpek Polyester
Technology Scientific
AEP Polymers s.r.l.
Renewable Energy Consulting
Baril Coatings B.V.
Graanul Biotwech OÜ
Catalok Consultancy
CELLiCON
elmira industrial supplies
National institute of chemistry
UOP
BCNP Consultants
TechnipFMC
Tecnon OrbiChem
chempolis oy
Godavari Biorefineries BV
Brightlands Chemelot campus
ALFA LAVAL
Groene Vaert BV
Chemploy
UNIVERSITY OF BIO-BIO
Aduro Energy Inc.

Biorizon News

11-04-2019

BIO-HArT: Patents, Publications & Pilot Plant

Since 2016, Biorizon researchers and partners have been working in the cross-border BIO-HArT project to scale up technology for the production of bio-aromatics from biomass, focusing specifically on woody biomass sources. Recently, partners within this successful project have realized publications, patents and last but not least a pilot plant.

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10-04-2019

Call: Waste Stream Suppliers & End-users for New Consortium

Biorizon is setting up a consortium around the conversion of biomass waste into furfural. We’re looking for waste streams, such as manure, cellulosic biomass residuals, spent grain, digestate and sludge. And for end-users to evaluate bio-aromatics in applications, such as coatings, lubricants and adhesives.

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09-04-2019

LignoCOST: Pan-European Network on the Sustainable Valorisation of Lignin

Biorizon co-initiator VITO participates in LignoCOST. This network, that is coordinated by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, aims for a pan-European network covering the entire lignin value chain. More than 200 participants from 38 countries are connected. The focus lies on sharing and creating knowledge that stimulates lignin valorisation towards industrial applications.

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08-04-2019

Save the date: 6th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-aromatics - 27 & 28 Nov. in Antwerp

Get informed on the latest progress in the field of biobased aromatics and join the pre-arranged bilateral matchmaking sessions! On November 27 and 28 2019 Shared Research Center Biorizon will host its 6th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-aromatics in Antwerp, Belgium. Please save the date!

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Biorizon Agenda

14-05-2019 /
Naarden, The Netherlands

Coatings Innovatiedag VVVF/VLK

On May 14 Biorizon will be participating in the Coatings Innovatiedag VVVF/VLK in Naarden.

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22-05-2019 - 24-05-2019 /
Lyon, France

Plant Based Summit 2019

May 22 - 24 Biorizon will be participating in the Plant Based Summit 2019 in Lyon, France.

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09-06-2019 - 14-06-2019 /
Thunder Bay, Canada

2nd International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM)

June 9 - 14 Biorizon will be participating in the 2nd International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM) in Thunder Bay, Canada.

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19-06-2019 - 20-06-2019 /
Düsseldorf, Germany

Biobased Coatings Europe 2019

June 19 - 20, Biorizon will be participating in the Biobased Coatings Europe 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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