News - In the spotlight

Scale up succesful

🎉 We are pleased to announce that we have recently reached a major step in the LIFE VIABLE project 🎉

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Presentation at ARKEMA - Serquigny (France)

Presentation of the LIFE-VIABLE project at a Biomaterial conference organised at the CERDATO, in Serquigny. I was a good opportunity to talk with industrials and to exhange with other biobased projects.

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Presentation at the Plant Based Summit

Karolien Vanbroekhoven from VITO,  presented the LIFE VIABLE project at the 7th edition of the Plant Based Summit, held in Lille in June.

Stay tuned for upcoming events where you could meet one of us and talk about the project

After 1 year and a half of the Life VIABLE project, fourth meeting with the partners in Pau

Our bi-annual meeting took place this week in Pau, with all the project partners. Some people left, some new people have joined us but we are still on tracks!

Next time, we will go to Westlake to see where the epoxy resin will be produced

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Need for more sustainable epoxies – lignin based developments

VITO together with the collaborators of Greece made a short critical review that gives an insight on the potential that lignin and its bio-oils present towards the production of thermosetting epoxy polymers and composites.

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Pilot on site and start up planned by September 2023

VITO has been designing, and constructing the LignoValue pilot plant since 2018 and the pilot has been installed on site at VITO’s location in Mol, Belgium. It is now ready for operation. Meanwhile the site is also been developed, to ensure available utilities for continuous operation from September 2023 onwards.