Case studies Netherlands

The Great Bubble Barrier

The Great Bubble Barrier believes that plastic waste can be caught before it reaches the oceans. Current solutions that stop waste in the rivers have two major drawbacks; they block ship traffic and/or hinder fish migration. They created an elegant solution that blocks waste in the river but also allows the passage of fish and ships: a barrier of bubbles.

2020-05-15 more »


BioPack produces packaging, which is an alternative to plastic packaging.

2019-12-11 more »


Pharmafilter is an innovative customer-oriented organization that offers significant benefits to patients, staff and hospitals. The Pharmafilter system improves hospital hygiene, safety and patient care performance and contributes to a more pleasant working environment for staff.

2019-11-14 more »


Wolkat is an international group of seven innovative textile recycling companies.

2019-11-06 more »

ECOR is a completely environmental friendly composite material

ECOR is made of 100% recycled cellulose fibres coming from local municipal and household waste and is completely free of toxins.

2019-10-17 more »

Re-use of the "peel waste"

In the Netherlands, 250 million kilos of citrus peels (mainly from oranges) are thrown away every year as a result of the production of fresh juices. PeelPioneers developed a method to recover and re-use the “peel waste” for other purposes.

2019-01-25 more »