1990 …2020

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Dr. André Heeres, professor of Biobased Chemistry at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, is engaged in (bio) chemical modifications of biomass. Biomass is diverse; from agricultural crops to (animal) residues.

The chemical industry is still dependent on fossil fuels and petroleum but biomass can in many cases serve as raw material for green (bulk) chemicals, bioplastics or even used for medical applications.

Some applied research examples, within the research group Chemistry, are the valorisation of common shrimp shells (adding value to chitin) and pharmaceuticals from glycoalkaloids.

André studied chemistry in Groningen. He conducted his PhD research at TNO Nutrition (modifications of polysaccharides). In addition, André has extensive experience in grant applications to co-finance projects.

Besides working for the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, André works for Syncom and is from here involved in the creation and expansion of several spin-off companies.

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Research Output

Catalytic conversion of pure glycerol over an un-modified H-ZSM-5 zeolite to bio-based aromatics

Heeres, A., He, S., Zuur, K., Sukmayanda Santosa, D., Liu, C., Pidko, E. & Heeres, H. J., Sep 2020, In : Applied catalysis B: Environmental. 281, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

An improved catalytic pyrolysis concept for renewable aromatics from biomass involving a recycling strategy for co-produced polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons†

Heeres, A., Heeres, H. J., Schenk, N., Genuino, H., Muizebelt, I. & Winkelman, J., 25 Jun 2019, In : Green chemistry. p. 3802–3806 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Biobased opportunities voor de Eemsmondregio

Heeres, A. & Heeres, E., Nov 2019, Chemport Europe. 65 p.

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Screening of novel HSP-inducing compounds to conserve cardiomyocyte function in experimental atrial fibrillation

Heeres, A., Xu, H., van Marion, D. MS., Hoogstra-Berends, F., Zhang, D., Seerden, J-P., Loen, L., Steen, H., Henning, R. H. & Brundel, B. J. J. M., 18 Jan 2019, In : Drug design, development and therapy. 13, p. 345—364

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    Programma Groen! Wat je allemaal wel met gras kunt doen: minisymposium grasvalorisatie en -vermarkting

    Foorthuis, W., Elema, G., Heeres, A. & Heeres, E., 13 Jun 2018, 19 p. Hanzehogeschool Groningen.

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    Activities

    Sustainable production of plastics (BioBTX)

    André Heeres (Invited speaker)
    5 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Sustainable Industry Challenge 2020 (Event)

    André Heeres (Member)
    7 Jan 20208 Jan 2020

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Valorisatie van hooi

    André Heeres (Speaker)
    6 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Sustainable production of plastics (BioBTX)

    André Heeres (Speaker)
    4 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Biobased Chemistry

    André Heeres (Speaker)
    28 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Press / Media

    Hooi als basis voor plastic

    Johan Visser & André Heeres

    17/09/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Toveren met hooi bij de Hanze

    André Heeres

    7/07/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Multidisciplinaire zoektocht naar het ideale bioplastic

    André Heeres

    27/09/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Het perspectief van natuurlijke plastics

    André Heeres & Doede J. Binnema

    18/09/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research