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Masters of Beautiful Achievements

Masters of Beautiful Achievements

By Masters of Beautiful Achievements
Welcome to the Masters of Beautiful Achievements Podcast. In each episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Guests about how (eco)Logical Thinking and (eco)Nomic Doing can provide sustainable opportunities for our future challenges.
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#11 Peter Jaffe (Microbial Special Series)
#11 MBA Microbes Specials Series In this episode we will investigate How and why do microbes crack chemicals like PFAS and how did they found a way to bind metals? Special Guest: Peter Jaffe (Princeton University) Part of the special Microbes Series. What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our traditional human perspective on viruses behind for a minute. What would happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader system? And as such changing our perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates? Together with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry we will take a journey into an unknown world of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the way. Brought to you by Masters of Beautiful Achievements Alexander Prinsen - www.ScopeMatters.com Marc van Bemmel - www.Orvion.nl
58:38
January 28, 2021
#10 Willy Verstraete (Microbes Specials Series)
#10 MBA Microbes Specials Series In this episode we will investigate how bacteria will power the sustainable industrial revolution. What does nitrogen, calcium and hydrogen have to do with it? Why and how do the microbes do it? And what can we learn from microbes about their and even our own metabolism. Special Guest: Willy Verstraete (University Gent) Part of the special Microbes Series. What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our traditional human perspective on  viruses behind for a minute. What would happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader system? And as such changing our  perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates? Together with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry we will take a journey into an unknown world of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the way. Brought to you by Masters of Beautiful Achievements Alexander Prinsen - www.ScopeMatters.com Marc van Bemmel - www.Orvion.nl
01:02:09
December 10, 2020
#09 Mark van Loosdrecht (Microbial Special Series)
In this episode we will investigate the recent insights about bacterial biofilms. What is the role of Sialic Acid and what are the possible (industrial) applications? And what can we learn from microbes about their and even our own metabolism. Special Guest: Mark van Loosdrecht (Delft University of Technology) Part of the special Microbes Series. What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our  traditional human perspective on viruses behind for a minute. What would  happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader  system? And as such changing our perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw  from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates?Together with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry we will take a journey into an unknown world of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions  and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who  knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the  way. Brought to you by Alexander Prinsen - www.ScopeMatters.com Marc van Bemmel - www.Orvion.nl
59:57
November 19, 2020
#8 Gert Jan Euverink (Microbes special series)
In this episode we will investigate how it is possible that even bacteria can produce a type of bioplastics, which is called PHA. And even more remarkable this PHA turns out to be also a natural feedstock for them. Why and how do they do that? And what can we learn from microbes about their and even our own metabolism. Special Guest: Gert Jan Euverink (University of Groningen) Part of the special Microbes Series. What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our  traditional human perspective on viruses behind for a minute. What would  happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader  system? And as such changing our perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw  from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates?Together with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry we will take a journey into an unknown world of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions  and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who  knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the  way. Brought to you by www.ScopeMatters.com (Alexander Prinsen) www.Orvion.nl (Marc van Bemmel)
01:06:35
October 30, 2020
#7 Jan Gerritse (Microbes special series)
In this episode we will investigate why Microbes can crack even the most difficult and stable natural and man-made molecules, such as Benzene, Naphthalene and PFAS. Why and how do they do that? And what can we learn from microbes to improve our current energy-wasting chemistry? Special Guest: Jan Gerritse (Deltares). Jan is a microbial specialist creating many innovative solutions using the knowledge on how microbes work. He will share us his experience and insights on what microbes can breakdown and what they are capable of doing! Part of the special Microbes Series. What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our  traditional human perspective on viruses behind for a minute. What would  happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader  system? And as such changing our perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw  from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates?  Together  with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry Alexander will take us on a journey into an unknown world  of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions  and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who  knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the  way. Speaker: Alexander Prinsen (Scope Matters) Alexander is Managing Partner of Scope Matters.  As circular innovation specialist he assists Business Leaders in  creating better sustainable and circular systems. He is part time tutor  at Van Hall Larenstein Leeuwaarden. He is co-host of the Business  network Nieuw Voer. And he advises startups on sustainable and circular  business models. Speaker: Marc van Bemmel (Orvion) Marc is CEO/owner of Orvion.nl. Orvion is a biotechnology company providing  research and consultancy in the field of Water & Environment.  Orvion has it’s own research Laboratories in Stolwijk near Gouda. Orvion  is dedicated to realizing new sustainable techniques in which  biological techniques are often a key element.
01:00:33
October 30, 2020
#6: Richard Kormelink (Microbes special series)
What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our  traditional human perspective on viruses behind for a minute. What would  happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader  system? And as such changing our perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw  from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates? Moderator Alexander Prinsen is eager to know what questions and insights a different level of abstraction could lead to. Together  with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry Alexander will take us on a journey into an unknown world  of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions  and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who  knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the  way. Speaker: Alexander Prinsen (Scope Matters) Alexander is Managing Partner of Scope Matters.  As circular innovation specialist he assists Business Leaders in  creating better sustainable and circular systems. He is part time tutor  at Van Hall Larenstein Leeuwaarden. He is co-host of the Business  network Nieuw Voer. And he advises startups on sustainable and circular  business models. Speaker: Marc van Bemmel (Orvion) Marc is CEO/owner of Orvion Orvion is a biotechnology company providing  research and consultancy in the field of Water & Environment.  Orvion has it’s own research Laboratories in Stolwijk near Gouda. Orvion  is dedicated to realizing new sustainable techniques in which  biological techniques are often a key element. Speaker: Richard Kormelink (Wageningen University) Richard is associate professor and his current research focuses at viral genome  transcription-replication, innate immunity and viral counter defense  strategies with the plant and animal-infecting bunyaviruses and  geminiviruses. One of the major driving forces in all his research lies  in his interest in the evolutionary relation between the plant- and  animal-infecting bunyaviruses, and the commonalities in cell biology and  innate immunity between the animal and plant kingdom.
40:10
May 20, 2020
#5 István Kenyeres
In today's Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews István Kenyeres, Founder  of Biopolus about the Future of Waste Water Systems and Rebirthing of  Water.
01:12:59
May 19, 2020
#4 Anders Nyquist
In today's Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Anders Nyquist, Founder of EcoCycleDesign about Sustainable Architecture.
53:59
May 18, 2020
#3 Prof Ille Gebeshuber
In today's Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Prof. Ille Gebeshuber  about Biomimetics.
33:49
May 17, 2020
#2 Curt Hallberg about vortex and water
In today's Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Curt Hallberg from  Watreco about Water and Vortex systems. Curt lives in Sweden and works  on finding innovations based on nature’s inspiration.
01:10:02
May 16, 2020
#1 : Niklas Wennberg
In today's Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Niklas Wennberg from  Stadsjord (Swedish for Urban Soil) about Urban Farming and Future Food.  Niklas works in Gothenborg (Sweden) on Urban Farming in the Slakthus.
54:13
May 14, 2020