Biomass processing technologies: constantly innovating

The transformation processes and technologies applied to biomass are one of the keys to a successful bioeconomy. Improving their performance is a key activity for the scientists, start-ups, manufacturers and other players in the innovation ecosystem of the IAR cluster. Whatever its origin and destination, the biomass to be transformed is subjected to a whole chain of chemical, mechanical, biotechnological and thermochemical processes, applied separately or in combination, which makes it ...

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Let’s choose the bioeconomy to build the “new normal” world

by Boris DUMANGE, General Manager of the IAR cluster Our society is vulnerable. The COVID-19 crisis severely exposes its fragility: our indigenous industries are sorely depleted (lacking masks, pharmaceutical raw materials, medical equipment); our multiple addictions risk causing serious disruptions in our supply chains; we are simply not ready for the future health and environmental crises that human activity increasingly triggers. Faced with these findings, it is necessary to consider the “new ...

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