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In this film we look back on the two-day event of the Sustainable Industry Challenge in January 2020. 40 scale-ups from all over the world took part in the competition and were introduced to regional parties during the two-day event to possibly cooperate with this in the future. Aftermovie Sustainable Industry Challenge 2020 Photo’s View […]
CFK Recycling offers greatest impact on the region with its carbon-fibre recycling technology After an exciting final battle in the boxing ring, the jury proclaimed CFK Recycling from Germany as the winner of the Sustainable Industry Challenge – Chemport Europe edition. This scale-up devised a method for recycling carbon fibres for the challenged posed by […]
Following an intensive selection procedure, a couple of industrial companies, the challenge setters, together with the initiator Economic Board Groningen selected 40 innovative companies (scale-ups) from 13 different countries and invited them to the two-day final event of the Sustainable Industry Challenge, Chemport Europe edition in the north of the Netherlands. Most of the selected […]
It is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. How can we reuse more commodities so that we depend less on increasingly scarce raw materials? How do we deal with the enormous amount of waste? The plastic that pollutes our oceans, the large piles of car tires for which we have no new […]
The industry of the Netherlands produces around 800,000 tonnes of hydrogen every year as both a raw material and an energy source for the chemical sector. This currently releases another 7 million tonnes of CO2. Chemport Europe has major plans to change this quickly: more hydrogen production, but completely CO2-neutral, making hydrogen a sustainable driver [...]
More than 200 companies from as far away as America, Hong Kong and Israel, have entered their solutions for the Sustainable Industry Challenge, a major competition for companies in the green chemistry, green energy, and recycling sectors. In this challenge, five industrial companies from this region are searching for concrete solutions to render the chemical/energy […]
The chemical industry. With an annual turnover of more than 50 billion euros, it is one of the largest sectors in the Netherlands. However, it is also energy-intensive and dependent on fossil fuels. Within Chemport Europe – the industrial region in the triangle Delfzijl / Groningen / Emmen – there is a strong drive to […]