PUXANO shifts protein research into a higher gear

From the basis of the incubator for sustainable chemistry Bluechem, PUXANO would like to accelerate protein research across all domains and industries by using a combination of nano and biotechnology. The start-up aims to support anyone who is involved in protein research by providing expertise and patented technology which can be applied to the development […]

Chemistry Strategy: Flanders, the Netherlands and North Rhine-Westphalia present a sustainable future vision for the chemicals sector

Trilateral Fully committed to innovation and infrastructure for a successful energy and climate transition. This should make the chemicals sector in Flanders, the Netherlands and North Rhine-Westphalia – the beating heart of the Western European chemicals industry – the engine of the switch to a climate-neutral and circular economy. That is the objective of the […]

Inopsys nominated for Cleantech Hero Water Technology 2021

  Inopsys was nominated by Cleantech Flanders as ‘Cleantech Hero Water Technology’. A major recognition for this innovative company in BlueChem, the incubator for sustainable chemistry. InOpSys is supported by the essenscia Innovation Fund and treats industrial wastewater, mainly in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. The wastewater is treated on site via mobile units and […]

Arpadis innovates for sustainable supply chains

Growth company Arpadis distributes chemical products in Europe and the rest of the world from BlueChem, incubator for sustainable chemistry in Antwerp. In the BlueChem labs, experts work closely with customers and suppliers on sustainable innovations and logistics solutions for reduced CO2 emissions. The focus is mainly on raw materials for adhesives, paints and insulation […]

HyTrucks consortium aims to run 300 trucks on hydrogen in Belgium by 2025

Air Liquide, DATS 24 and Port of Antwerp join forces in the HyTrucks consortium to have 300 trucks running on hydrogen in Belgium as part of the HyTrucks initiative. This project aims to deploy a total of 1,000 hydrogen-powered zero-emission trucks on the road by 2025 and to build the appropriate infrastructure connecting Belgium, the […]

Sto realises first large-scale Belgian project with air-purifying exterior paint

Facade specialist Sto has completed the first large-scale Belgian project with air-purifying exterior paint in collaboration with the Colruyt Group. No less than 10,000 square metres of facade surfaces of 76 OKay neighbourhood supermarkets in Flanders and Wallonia were provided with a layer of StoColor Photoscan. Thanks to an innovative technology, this paint purifies air […]

essenscia joins the Circular Plastics Alliance

Enhance the value of plastics in the circular economy in order to reach the European target of using at least 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics in the production of new products by 2025. This is the Circular Plastics Alliance’s ambition, a voluntary commitment that brings together public and private players in the plastics sector. essenscia, the Belgian federation of […]