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Welcome to week three

Emma Needham from BioVale explains what we'll be looking at in week 3.
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Welcome to week three of our course looking at how the bioeconomy offers solutions to some of our challenges. This week we are going to be looking at high-value chemicals from plants and microbes, meeting some bioeconomy entrepreneurs and thinking about what a career in the bioeconomy could look like. We are going to start off by thinking about bio-based chemicals and why we should use them. We will take a close look at what’s in an orange and you can have a go at making your own bio-based cleaning product using orange peel.
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We will also look at how one company has turned an environmental problem into a commercial opportunity and we will finish off the course by hearing from some entrepreneurs who are turning bio-based ideas into commercial reality and thinking about what a career in the bioeconomy could look like.

In this video, Emma Needham from BioVale introduces the third week of the course.

This week, we’ll be looking at high value-chemicals from plants and microbes, meeting some bioeconomy entrepreneurs and exploring what a career in the bioeconomy could look like.

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