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Final Event BioBoost 2020 has been cancelled

Final Event BioBoost 2020 has been cancelled

Due to the corona outbreak the ‘Final Event BioBoost 2020’ has been cancelled. Possibly the event will be organised at a later moment.

Invitation for Final Event BioBoost 2020

Invitation for Final Event BioBoost 2020

The circular economy is becoming increasingly important for the horticulture (greenhouse) sector. There are many challenges to overcome. Circular entrepreneurship requires innovation and new thinking. The horticultural sector in particular can make a difference and offer solutions for these challenges.

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Report Harvesting techniques and logistic chain

Report Harvesting techniques and logistic chain

BioBoost published a report on the harvesting techniques and logistic chain in horticulture. During different phases in the food chain, by-products are produced. Part of these by-products can possibly be valorised. The report focusses on the by-products created during harvesting.

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Report ‘Insect Breeding’

Report ‘Insect Breeding’

TheBioBoost partnership has published a report about the lab scale and pilot scale experiments with mealworm and black soldier fly. The report focusses on insects as a promising way of converting horticultural residues into valuable protein, oil and derived products. Three project partners established dedicated insect facilities to find out how to rear one of these species on an industrial scale, their nutritional needs or how to process residues with them. All the research within BioBoost confirms the feasibility of (partial) implementation of horticultural residues as feedstock for the insect industry. Thereby contributing to a circular economy.

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Digital platform for BioBased horticulture launched

Digital platform for BioBased horticulture launched

In order to share knowledge and ideas in the field of biobased horticulture in a better way, BioBoost developed a digital platform. This platform aims to stimulate and inspire and connect biobased initiatives in horticulture. The platform was officially launched on November 13th by Karin Zwinkels, alderman of the municipality of Westland. With a press of a button in the Council Hall of the Town hall of Westland, the website was activated.

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Save the date: 22 April 2020 Final Event BioBoost

Save the date: 22 April 2020 Final Event BioBoost

On Wednesday 22 April 2020 the closing event of BioBoost will take place at the World Horti Center in Naaldwijk (NL). The event starts at 12.00 pm and lasts all afternoon. Notice this in your calendar!

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Learning module with climate game ready

Learning module with climate game ready

The Provincial Technical Institute of Kortrijk (BE) had the scoop and received on 7 November the first lesson pack developed by the BioBoost project. The lesson pack consists of a ready-to-use learning module with a board game. BioBoost partner Hogeschool Vives was responsible for the development of the teaching package, which is intended for pupils in secondary education. In total, 500 games are available for schools for free.

 

 

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Report ‘Pilot Cosmetics’

Report ‘Pilot Cosmetics’

The BioBoost partnership has published a report about the results of a pilot, led by NIAB in the UK, relating to valorisation of crop co-products to produce new products for cosmetics. In the pilot, organic co-products from different origin were tested for their potential as colourants, such as black currant, black berry and walnut.

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