Thomas Vos and Robin Coes know what plants need, collect this from various sources and process these sources into a high-quality fertilizer pellet.
Paques Biomaterials developed an alternative to plastic which does not accumulate in the food chain.
Jos Malda uses 3D bioprinting to create living cartilage implants that can replace damaged tissue and restore strength.
Mike Nuiten explains how you could use the underground network of fungi called Mycelium to produce vegan leather.
Torwash developed a process to convert the sludge into granules that can be used for green chemistry.
We can use light to make the chemical industry more sustainable. Unfortunately, implementation is lagging.
How nice would it be if the cleaning of sewers became redundant? That is why Annemarie Maan is doing research into dirt-repellent layers.
Leon Smook is investigating the possibilities of an artificial nose, which can identify odors at a molecular level.
Beate Stevens of Aerocount developed a way to measure the amount and type of particulate matter in the air.
By using seaweed as the starting material, Tanja Moerdijk creates food packaging that offer more than just a packaging.
Photosynthetic has created an algorithm for a 3D printer that can make materials at the microscale by shining tiny beams of light into liquid chemicals that thereby become hard polymers.
Synvenio developed a platform to make chemical methods accessible to researchers with limited chemical knowledge.
The air is full of CO2. How nice would it be if we could turn that into fuel?
Living cells in the 3D printer, how do you go about it? Riccardo Levato explains it in 1 minute.
Start-up from Bergen op Zoom succeeded in developing the one missing aromatic ingredient.
Do you know what percentage of a coffee bean actually ends up in your stomach?
Chirality plays an important role in drugs. Isabelle Kohler investigates left- and right-handed molecules
Medicines sometimes work differently for each person. Anja Wilmes investigates possibilities to make medicines more personal.
Understanding the mechanisms behind chemical reactions allows you to use this knowledge to develop products efficiently and sustainably.
Barbara Zarzycka studies interactions between drugs and protein structures and tries to predict the effect of (future) medicines.
Chinese researchers show which gene in monkeyflowers has been altered so that the flowers no longer produce yellow pigment.
Organic chemistry is not always exciting when it comes to using colour: white powders, colourless liquids. But it can also produce beautiful pictures.
We know ultrasounds as grainy grey pictures, but with the latest imaging techniques, they can look like this.
Floris van Dalen, PhD student at RadboudUMC, took this image of mouse macrophages acting as a model for TAMs.
Most biological cells are not very special to see unless you pass some fluorescent compounds through them. These brain cells also have an unusual shape.
You can see solar panels appearing on more and more rooftops. But Saudi scientists printed a solar cell on a bubble.
Most mixtures that chemists create in the lab may not always look special or appetising. But every once in a while, you would be tempted to take a bite of your product.
Everyone’s bowels are different. One person’s gut reacts violently to certain foods or medications, while another’s doesn’t suffer at all.
With AFM, researchers at UCL get close to the reality of the surface of a bacterium.