A €25million ($29.5m) five-year project was launched last month that seeks to establish a value chain for FDCA and polyethylene furanoate (PEF), including the planned construction of a 50,000-tonne FDCA plant in Antwerp, Belgium. The PEFerence project, funded by the Bio-Based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, comprises a consortium of…