Recent Activities

GREEN-CHEM General Assembly 2020

The GREEN-CHEM General Assembly will be held on the 2nd of June in Ghent at 'Het Pand', Ghent (Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium).

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Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) Student Challenge

For the first time ever a national Belgian competition of the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) will be organized in 2020.

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Mixing science and culture at RRB 15 in Toulouse

GREEN-CHEM participated in the 15th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries (RRB) in Toulouse, France.

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Belgian finalists in EU bio-based student challenge need your hair

Haircycle, a team of students from Ghent University, was the Belgian representative at the EU final of the Bio-based Innovation Student Challenge (BISC-E).

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Turning bread waste into biobased packaging

With their biobased packaging idea Loaf Foam won the national final of the Bio-based Innovation Student Challenge (BISC-E), organized by the End-of-Waste/RE.SOURCE.BIO and GREEN-CHEM networks at AUGent.

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Meet our new GREEN-CHEM coordinator

As of the summer of 2021 meet our new GREEN-CHEM coordinator, dr. Nathalie De Coensel!

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2021 BISC-E Student Challenge

For the second time a national Belgian competition of the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) will be organized in 2021 after the success with team HairCycle of last year.

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Back after 10 years thanks to GREEN-CHEM Mobility Grant

Sabbatical visit after 10 years abroad made possible by GREEN-CHEM Mobility Grant.

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First European BISC-E final won by Ghent University students

Two students from Ghent University won the first EU final of the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge (BISC-E).

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Project proposal submitted for the EU Horizon call: Green Pharmaceuticals

A project proposal TransPharm has been submitted on September 21th. For this proposal, the UGent team worked together with our network partners. The scope of the project is the transformation into a sustainable European pharmaceutical sector.

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Call for datasets: complex mixtures and artificial intelligence

The advancement of knowledge in artificial intelligence is unlocking new potential in the prediction and modelling of several (bio)chemical processes and of structure-property relationships.

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European third price for turning bread waste into biobased packaging

On 21 October 2021, five chemistry and biochemistry students took third place in a European student competition with their loaf foam project.

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