Tag: amsterdam

Macroalgae plastics startup announces €2-million seed round

Macroalgae plastics startup announces €2-million seed round

November 14, 2022 |

In Amsterdam, Biotic has raised €2 million in a seed round that the bioplastics startup will use to build a plant, optimize processes, and increase production capacity. Biotic’s poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) thermoplastic polymers fit a wide range of plastic applications, from flexible to ruggedized, and are produced using macroalgae as feedstock. Macroalgae can be naturally grown in […]

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Fa-brew-less idea: Dutch company to repurpose coffee grounds

Fa-brew-less idea: Dutch company to repurpose coffee grounds

March 28, 2022 |

In Amsterdam, Caffe Inc. is building a $4.4 million refinery to convert used coffee grounds into oils that can be used in personal care products like creams and shampoos, blocks that can be used in construction, and colorants for multiple commercial uses.  Once operational, cofounders Josephine Nijstad and Evaluna Marquez expect the operations to reduce […]

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Simadan Holding to invest $90M on Amsterdam biodiesel plant

Simadan Holding to invest $90M on Amsterdam biodiesel plant

December 16, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, Simadan Holding plans to invest over €65 million (nearly $90m) in a second generation biodiesel plant with an estimated capacity of 150,000 metric tonnes annually. The plant will also produce up to 50,000 metric tonnes of bio-glycerin per year. It will open on a 12 hectare location in Amsterdam. More on the […]

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies biofuel flight between Amsterdam and New York

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies biofuel flight between Amsterdam and New York

March 11, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flew the first in a series of biofuel-powered flights between Amsterdam and New York. The flight of the 777-200 was supplied with biofuel by SkyNRG. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has partnered with Schiphol Group, Delta Air Lines, and the Port Authority of New York to complete the plans […]

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