We strive to acquire more knowledge through research, so we can continue improving our technologies.


Project objectives and research objectives

The research project is executed within the EFRO framework. The main objectives are:

  • developing knowledge through research for the proposed biobased and circular routes to valuable chemical building blocks;
  • establishing catalytic conversion of vegetable waste to biobased chemical intermediates and products;
  • developing sustainable and biobased polyesters by means of new recycling (upcycling) methods and green monomers.

Project partners

Our partners in this project are:


This project is supported by the province of Drenthe, the province of Groningen, The Northern Netherlands Provinces Alliance (SNN), Europees Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling (EFRO), and the European Union (EU).