Westland, the world horticulture center and the most influential player in Greenport, characterized by innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship. The latest innovations and developments in sustainable technology, (international) trade, energy, food and water come from here.Meer lezen
In BioBoost triple helix partners from the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom work together to stimulate the development of a biobased economy in horticulture.
BioBoost is a cooperation comprising 9 partners from the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Belgium. Leading partner for the project is the municipality of Westland (NL). The other partners are: Catholic University of Belgium (Vives-BE), Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO-BE), Centre of Expertise for Plant Compounds (Kenniscentrum Plantenstoffen-NL), National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB -UK), Inagro (BE), Greenpack (NL), Van Vliet Contrans (NL) and Epping Forrest District Council (UK).
Municipality of Westland
Epping Forest District Council
Epping Forest District Council (EFDC) is a local authority situated in the Lea Valley in Essex. The area has the largest concentration of glasshouse industry in the UK.Meer lezen
ILVO stands for multidisciplinary, independent research and specialised service provision in all fields related to agriculture, fisheries and food in Flanders. ILVO, an internationally recognised scientific institute, is part of the Government of Flanders.Meer lezen
Greenpack is one of the largest packaging companies and distribution centres for fruit and vegetables in Western Europe. In addition to these packaging activities, Greenpack recently started producing a pure tomato blend, in a state-of-the-art production facility which ensures high-quality products and processes.Meer lezen
Centre of Expertise for Plant Compounds
'The Centre of Expertise for Plant Compounds initiates and facilitates the development of new commercial applications for plant compounds in various markets.Meer lezen
Inagro, research and advice serves the agricultural and horticultural sector. Within its own optimised professional research infrastructure, Inagro's scientific and technical teams devise farming and cultivation techniques ready for practical use.Meer lezen
NIAB is a major international centre for plant research, crop evaluation and agronomy — a unique national resource, with nearly 100 years of experience in the agricultural horticultural and food sectors and an internationally recognised reputation for independence, innovation and integrity.Meer lezen
Renewi is a leading environmental company based in South-Holland, specialized in waste processing and recycling. Over 97% of the collected waste and rest materials is being recycled and reused usefully. Which is completely in line with our mission: ' making more from waste'.Meer lezen
VIVES is a University College located in West-Flanders (BELGIUM). It has 6 innovative campuses, 6 interesting fields of study, 6 centres of expertise, 1,250 motivated employees, +12,500 students, 1,000 bachelor’s dissertations annually, on assignment of the field, +100 current research projects & contracts, +150 researchers, +7.5 million euros in turnover in research and services.Meer lezen