Avantium awarded funding to produce lignin for the development of bio-based asphalt

Apr 23, 2020 | 2020, In the media, Press releases | 0 comments

AMSTERDAM, 23 April 2020, 07:00 CET – Avantium N.V, a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, announces that the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) has awarded the company €0.5 million for its participation in the CHAPLIN XL* project.

The CHAPLIN XL project is a collaboration between multiple industrial and academic parties. The aim of the collaboration is to test a new approach to substantially reduce CO2 emissions from road construction by using lignin as a substitute for fossil-based bitumen in asphalt.

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Nederlands persbericht in PDF

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