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Vertoro CTO, Panos Kouris, selected as one of 50 Young European Talents
YET 2018 actively looked for fifty top talents (ten from each country). These talents must be between the ages of 18 to 35 and must have demonstrated their capabilities (doctoral degree, special recognitions, excellent results or scientific successes, etc.) in their...
Why more is less when processing biomass in remote bio-refineries
In our new study, just published in "Topics in Catalysis", we demonstrated why the techno-economics of complex chemistry, while promising in the lab, turned out to be poorer than expected when designing for a demo or commercial scale plant. As a result, we decided to...
Vertoro to Pitch at European Venture Contest Final in Dusseldorf 10-11 December 2018
Benelux Venture Forum 2018 is a wrap! We had an amazing experience the past two days 50+ (inter)national investors and 40+ selected start-ups and scale-ups have engaged in various activities at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Brightlands Smart Services Campus, and...
The Google Android of the Biobased Economy
Vertoro believes the bio-based economy will require a platform product, being a crude oil, which can be readily transported over long distances, at low cost, and by means of existing assets (e.g., pipe lines, tankers). As is the case for any nascent boom market, the...
Biobased meets petrochemistry
Bio-phenol (e.g., from lignin) is something of a holy grail in biomass valorization. Reducing benzene content in gasoline - without compromising the octane number - is a top priority for the petrochemical industry. Our new paper in ACS Catalysis demonstrates that both...
With global ambitions comes a global domain extension
Vertoro site is now live at Vertoro.com 🙂
Sainc Energy, Innovacion Verde Sostenible and Vertoro collaborate on 75kt 2G biorefinery in Cordoba
First steps towards 50 ton per year Crude Lignin Oil pilot plant at Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
Vertoro’s crude lignin oil listed as No. 2 in this weeks top 10 innovations of Biofuelsdigest.com
Vertoro's crude lignin oil (CLO) listed as No. 2 - Lego's petrol-free block is No. 1 - in the Biofuelsdigest top 10 innovations of the week 🙂 #bigoil#bhaghashtag#popularscience...
Vertoro to pitch at ECP Summer Summit 2018
On September 25th Vertoro will both pitch and participate in the partnering event at the European Chemistry Partnering Summer Summit, which will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany. https://ecp-summer-summit.com