GBO digital platform a ‘lifeline’ to the future
GBO digital platform a ‘lifeline’ to the future

The end of the Interreg project Borderless Biobased Education (GBO), is looming; this October it will be concluded with a major event. But this is by no means the end of the activities that have now been started, emphasises Rop Zoetemeyer, Director of Biobased Delta. He spoke at the end of April, during the GBO matchmaking session in Bergen op Zoom.

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BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts
BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts

Thirteen new contracts and a total of almost € 125,000 in innovation vouchers for researching, developing and implementing bio-based solutions for real problems in industry. That’s the yield from the first BioVoice round. The contract partners were introduced on Friday (24 May) during a celebratory meeting in Bergen op Zoom.

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Growing interest in natural fibers
Growing interest in natural fibers

Natural fibers are getting more and more attention. For example as an insulation material, as a matrix for biocomposites or for their aesthetic and additional properties. This became apparent on 18 April during the annual Natural Fibertastic congress. The well-attended event in the monumental "Great Arsenal" in Bergen op Zoom attracted the interest of at least 175 visitors from home and abroad. Many examples were discussed here.

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