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SCOPE report on Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps

23 April 2015

On 14 April 2015, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) has launched its report on Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps. Several BE-Basic experts have contributed to this report.Continue


KNAW Royal Academy Professor Prize for Cees Dekker

22 April 2015

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has awarded this year’s Academy Professor Prize to Cees Dekker, professor of Molecular Biophysics at TU Delft.Continue


Superresolution-fluorescent microscopy on nanoscale (in NTvN)

16 April 2015

Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William E. Moerner received the Nobel prize for Chemistry 2014 for the development of superresolution-fluorescent microscopy. Bernd Rieger and Sjoerd Stallinga (ImPhys) wrote an article about this revolutionary technique, the contribution of the Nobel Prize Laureates and their own work in this field.Continue


Ryan Bogaars in National Final of FameLab

16 April 2015

On 22 April, Ryan Bogaars will present his masterthesis in the National Final of FameLab. Prof. Geert-Jan Witkamp (BT) has coached Ryan during his graduation project.Continue


HFSP Program Grant for the Nynke Dekker Lab

15 April 2015

Together with labs from the US and Taiwan, the Nynke Dekker Lab has received funding from the Human Frontier Science Program [HFSP].Continue


NWO Rubicon fellowship for dr. Hannes Bernien

14 April 2015

With the NWO Rubicon fellowship, eighteen postdocs can perform their research on international universities and institutes. Dr. Hannes Bernien (QN) is one of them.Continue


10 year anniversary BE-Basic Foundation

09 April 2015

BE-Basic Foundation (Biotechnology based Ecologically Balanced Sustainable Industrial Consortium) celebrated its tenth anniversary during its annual symposium at the start of April. BE-Basic Foundation, originally coordinated by TU Delft, is an international public-private partnership that develops industrial biobased solutions to build a sustainable society. Continue


Hydrogen fuel cell car functions as power plant

07 April 2015

In the future, cars with hydrogen fuel cells will also be able to provide energy for homes and offices. These cars run on electricity that is generated by a hydrogen fuel cell. While the vehicle is parked, the fuel cell continues to produce electricity which can also be used to provide power to many houses. On Wednesday 8 April, Hyundai will present the IX35 FCEV type in the Netherlands. One of...Continue


Grand Opening Bioprocess Pilot Facility

31 March 2015

On March 19th the first pretreatment of woodchips was started in the newly built pretreatment pilot plant in the new extension of the Bioprocess Pilot Facility [BPF] in Delft. The BPF is an open access facility for scale up of sustainable production processes from labscale to commercial scale. TU Delft is one of its founders.Continue


Chopping up viral DNA and tracing atomic magnets (in Delta)

31 March 2015

Two scientists of Applied Sciences received a grant from the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter [FOM]. Dr. Chirlmin Joo (BN) received a grant for his research on the immune system of bacteria. Dr. Sander Otte (Kavli Institute of Nanoscience) received funding to develop more advanced microscopy techniques.Continue

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