A short introduction

To enable english subtitles in this video, click on "subtitles" in the video controlbar!

"Dandelion Rubber and Inulin Valorization and Exploitation for Europe", a demonstration project, aims at the development of the production chain of natural rubber and inulin from Rubber dandelions. The objective of the project is to set up a new European chain for the production and processing of natural rubber. This will enable the EU to become less dependent on the import of natural rubber and at the same time to respond to the threat of a global rubber shortage.

Oral presentation at the 2nd International Bioeconomy Congress 2017 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim (Germany), September 12-15 May, 2017

Read

Facts & Mission

The project will offer the European Union a unique competitive advantage because it involves the experts in the field of biotechnology, breeding, agronomy, extraction & biorefinery, and product manufacturing of Rubber dandelion rubber and inulin. Most importantly, DRIVE4EU will bridge the gap between research and the market.

Latest publications

Environmental Assessment

30.11.16, 15:20
The 6th international Bioeconomy Confernce takes place in Halle (Saale), Germany between 10 - 11 May, 2017 Read
The EUBCE covers the entire value chain of biomass to conduct business, network, and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations, the vision is to educate the biomass community and to accelerate growth. Read
The 2nd International Bioeconomy Congress will take place at 12-13 September 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany Read
The 10th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) is this time held in Brussels (October 9-11, 2017). Read
IRC 2019, Kia Oval, 10th - 12th October 2019, London, UK Read
Newsletter 2/2016