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18-11-2019

Bio-aromates on Dutch Design Week Eindhoven

In October, the 18th Dutch Design week took place in Eindhoven (350.000 visitors), and GreenTech Park Brabant (one of our partners) could present there the potential of different wood side streams as substrate for the biorefinery. In a sustainable wood-made pavilion, the Dutch inhabitants could come in contact with our lignin based Bio-aromates.

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25-09-2019

EOS article: Driving on wood

In the context of his selection for the Flemish PhD Cup, Dr. Ir. Aron Deneyer presented his research in EOS. He converted cellulose from biomass into naphtha, the major component of gasoline. With a simple and feasible procedure, he developed a promising and renewable alternative for fossil fuel production.

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05-09-2019

Press news: Circularity of the chemical industry in "Focus Chemie"

Prof. Bert Sels' vision about the circularity of the chemical industry is written down on the second page of a chemical magazine of the newspaper De Standaard: Focus Chemie. He tells the reader about his vision of recycling materials and the transition from fossil feedstocks towards renewable ones.

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10-07-2019

Graduation ceremony of Bio-science engineering

At friday july 5, 234 students in Bio-science engineering graduated as a master of science at the KU Leuven. Many of them could enjoy the research and educational activities of the CSCE during their studies, and we're proud to see them graduated. Congratulations to all of you!

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21-06-2019

Press news: Making plastic out of wood

PhD student Tim Croes had the opportunity to give a pitch about his PhD on the EOS website. Tim tries to seperate wood in its different components, for the valorization of each building block of the lignocellulosic biomass.

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