biobased Online Courses

An economy that revolves around biomass as a raw material. Many people believe this is the future. Anyone can learn free of charge how this future can be brought about by following the online open courses offered by Centre of Expertise Materials and Energy Transition (MNEXT).


The Centre is a collaboration between Avans University of Applied Sciences and HZ University of Applied Sciences. MNEXT will be organising and running Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) at higher professional education level in the Netherlands. The topics will include biorefinery, nutrients, biopolymers, bioenergy, biobased building and the relationship with global environmental problems, various social and economic factors that influence the transition, and Corporate Social Responsibility. These MOOC's are open to all, and may be of particular interest to higher professional education students, lecturers and professionals. The course is in English, but with Dutch Transcripts.


More information, please see MNEXT