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Malaysian Oil Palm Biomass Center established
Date:11/21/2011

Today Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced the launch of the National Biomass Strategy at the BIO Malaysia Conference and Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur. One of the outcomes is setting up an international Oil Palm Biomass Center (OPBC). Through OPBC, Malaysia aims to create economic value and to reduce Green House Gas emissions.

The international BE-Basic consortium, coordinated by Delft University of Technology was taken as a model of good practice in setting up the centre. Setting up OPBC is one of the results of a Memorandum of Understanding between BE-Basic and the Malaysian government (Malaysian Innovation Agency; AIM) signed in April this year.

Business plan

The OPBC business plan follows the outcome of the independent National Biomass Strategy of AIM and McKinsey and brings international partners and their investments together with Malaysian companies and academic institutes. It aims to develop the best routes for highly valued chemical products, such as biorenewable plastics.

Macro-economic study

The choices are backed by an intensive macro-economic study, carried out by BE-Basic and Wageningen University. Starting from internationally agreed criteria for sustainability, the Oil Palm Biomass Center (OPBC) also aims to integrate novel ways of nutrient recycling to improve soil quality and to overall increase the focus on sustainable practice.

Sustainability

"Sustainability is critical to the continued success of our business and to the environment and society we live in, we owe it to our future generation to take this as a core value", says Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever. Unilever takes this value to heart by ensuring that all their food ingredients and their packaging materials are made from sustainable sources.

Bioplastics

The international biochemical company Purac is also interested in developing business in Malaysia. "We sup
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Contact: Roy Meijer
r.e.t.meijer@tudelft.nl
31-152-781-751
Delft University of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

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