Economic commodities such as fuels and chemicals are increasingly being produced sustainably. This is a big step towards a circular economy. ChainCraft is working hard to become a major player in this
As of today, in addition to the parliamentary cabinet in The Hague, the Netherlands also has a student cabinet. They want to put research and education on the map as the path to a better future.
This week's feature on lasers against bird flu was our best-read story. Wild ducks and geese are kept far away from poultry farms thanks to them. How significant is this innovation?
Lasers are proving extremely effective at keeping wild ducks and geese at a safe distance from poultry farms and could be a big help in the fight against the bird flu virus.
Scientists have found a new method to selectively 'fish' salts such as phosphorus and potassium out of water.
Wooden pallets are a thing of the past if it is up to start-up Yellow Pallet. The company makes pallets from banana fiber. This is more sustainable and prevents deforestation.
Our weekly 'Follow-up' offers a sequel to the best-read article of that week. Today, a look back on our best-read stories of 2020.
The future of farmers: keeping an eye on all the processes behind a computer screen while robots do the work on the land. This is essential in order to meet the growing demand for sustainable food.
ZED wins the second edition of the Dutch 4TU Impact Challenge. The start-up from Delft University of Technology is working on a more sustainable Internet of Things without batteries.
Scientists at the Dutch WUR argue that we need to make optimal use of the many natural biological variations in fresh produce.
By comparing the shelf life of different batches of vegetables and fruit, this method can also be used to prevent food from going to waste.
A Danish passenger car was the first in the world to drive 80 kilometres on a mixture of biofuel from seaweed. Wageningen Food & Biobased […]
We cannot solve the societal challenges of our time on our own. That is why the four technical universities in The Netherlands (Eindhoven, Delft, Wageningen […]
Pectins from sugar beet pulp are suitable as bio-based ingredients for dishwashing detergents and in the production of leather. This is shown in research results […]
How do you obtain 3D concrete structures, the weight of a living turkey or optimal traffic flows? Complicated problems that mathematicians from all over the […]
In 2030 half of all adults in the world would be overweight or obese and, as a result, more prone to diseases like diabetes. Of […]