16. The Transition to a Bio-Based Chemical Industry: Transition Management from a Geographical Point of View

  1. Prof. Genserik L. L. Reniers1,2,
  2. Prof. Kenneth Sörensen3 and
  3. Prof. Karl Vrancken4,5,6
  1. Nele D'Haese

Published Online: 13 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527649488.ch16

Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint

Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint

How to Cite

D'Haese, N. (2013) The Transition to a Bio-Based Chemical Industry: Transition Management from a Geographical Point of View, in Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint (eds G. L. L. Reniers, K. Sörensen and K. Vrancken), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527649488.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universiteit Antwerpen, City Campus, Office B-434, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

  2. 2

    Univsersity of Antwerp, Antwerp Research Group on Safety and Security ARGoSS, Chemistry Lab, City Campus, Koningstraat 8, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

  3. 3

    University of Antwerp, Operation Research Group ANT/OR, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

  4. 4

    University of Antwerp, Dept. Bio-Engineering, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

  5. 5

    Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

  6. 6

    University of Antwerp, Department Bio-Engineering, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330997

Online ISBN: 9783527649488

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Keywords:

  • bio-based chemicals industry;
  • transition management;
  • sustainable development;
  • regional innovation projects;
  • fossil resources;
  • feedstock

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Composition of the Chemical Clusters in Antwerp, Ghent, Rotterdam, and Terneuzen

  • Regional Innovation Projects to Strengthen the Transition to a Bio-Based Chemical Industry

  • Conclusions

  • References