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July, 2022


Recent updates from the VEHICLE consortium:

Avantium
announces an off-take agreement with Carlsberg Group - click here for more information


Avantium's VP Development Mr. Ed de Jong presented higlights from VEHICLE during his presentation at CBPM Symposium 2022 at Wageningen, NED - click here for more information


Kemira is present at the EWLP 2022 conference in Gothenburg, SWE (June 28th - July 1st) with an oral presentation titled "Cellulose surface modification by lignin-carbohydrate polymers" - click here for more information


May, 2022


Recent updates from the VEHICLE consortium:


On April 11th-12th 2022 the first hybrid VEHICLE consortium meeting (M36), after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe in March 2020, was successfully arranged in Espoo, Finland and hosted by the Spinverse team.


Avantium
CTO Gert-Jan Gruter gives an oral presentation on May 11th in the "Woody biomass to-bio-based packaging session" of the Industry Track of EUBCE 2022 - European Biomass Conference & Exhibition - click here for more information


New trademark for Ecohelix published: WOODMER polymers - click here to access the WOODMER products


Kemira team successfully presented the presentation "Lignin-carbohydrate complex as biobased polymer additive for paperboard applications" during ACS Spring 2022 virtual conference in March 20-24, 2022. Also, the abstract "Cellulose surface modification by lignin-carbohydrate polymers" submitted for the EWLP conference in Gothenburg, Sweden on June 28th  - July 1st, 2022 has been accepted for an oral presentation.


MetGen team took part in two conferences - ABLC 2022 in Washington DC, USA (March 16th-18th) and BIOKET 2022 in Lille, France (March 15th-17th).

February, 2022


Recent updates from the VEHICLE consortium:

MetGen wins the EU's 2021 Innovation Prize - click here for more information


Kemira's and Ecohelix's collaboration within VEHICLE highlighted in an insightful article published on kemira.com - click here to access the article


Peer-reviewed article "Durable Biopolymer Films From Lignin-Carbohydrate Complex Derived From a Pulp Mill Side Stream" published in Frontiers in Energy Research with contributions from Kemira and Ecohelix - click here to access the article

November 19th, 2021


Important news for the European bioeconomy:

Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) to be launched at the end of November, 2021!


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