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Record number 503930
Title Sustainability, polysaccharide science, and bio-economy
Author(s) Bos, R. Ten; Dam, J.E.G. Van
Source Carbohydrate Polymers 93 (2013)1. - ISSN 0144-8617 - p. 3 - 8.
Department(s) FBR BP Biorefinery & Sustainable Value Chains
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2013
Abstract At the opening of the 2nd EPNOE conference the role and responsibility of polysaccharide scientists was reflected upon and placed in the context of actual global issues like the transition process towards “sustainable bio-economy”. Difficulties in the chain of communication between the different parties involved and towards the wider public was addressed. The need for change in the relations between science and the public and to go beyond the horizon of the specialization was discussed. It was stated that polysaccharide science is one of the key sciences in those transitions.
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