LignoValue Pilot Project: Technology Selected & Call for Application Testing

Recently, Biorizon co-initiator VITO and project partners Worley België and Flemish Environmental Holding (VMH) announced the technology they will use to scale up production of bio-aromatics in the LignoValue pilot installation. Furthermore, the project calls for participation in the form of application testing, feedstock testing & demo plant building. More than 30 companies already have signed a letter of intent.

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Save the Date: 6th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-Aromatics - 27 & 28 Nov. - Antwerp

Get informed on the latest progress in the field of biobased aromatics and join the pre-arranged bilateral matchmaking sessions. Please save the date!

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Biorizon’s BIO-HArT partners UAntwerp and KU Leuven make anticancer medicines from wood

Recently Biorizon partners UAntwerp and KU Leuven announced that they managed to create anticancer medicines from wood. Congratulations! Part of this success was achieved within Biorizon’s BIO-HArT project that scales up technology for the production of bio-aromatics from biomass, focusing specifically on woody biomass sources.

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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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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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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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