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Resilient Blue® Grass Technology Wins The Innovation Prize 2021

On 25 March, Resilient Blue® Grass Technology was declared winner of the 2021 Sports Accommodation Innovation Prize! The prize, which is presented annually, is a joint initiative by the Sport and Culture Technology Trade Association (BSNC), The Sport and Municipalities Association (Vereniging Sport en Gemeenten), the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation, and the Sport Accommodation Trade Fair (Vakbeurs Sportaccommodaties).

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Resilient Blue grass technology: the new sustainability standard

Green grass turf without any of the hassle, even after extreme conditions. Nowadays, every plant is suffering from the changing weather conditions. Not every plant is able to recover, let alone survive. Resilient Blue gives turf more protection from extreme conditions, such as drought and heat. In addition, this innovation ensures rapid recovery after a stressful situation. Resilient Blue is resilient, and resilience is the new sustainability standard.

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Winner innovation prize - Resilient Blue Grass Technology

Third innovation prize for Barenbrug

This isn’t the first time that we’ve won a prize for one of our innovations. In 2003, our Shadow grass mixture also won a prize. then went on to win the prize for the best product in 15 years in 2005. In 2009, we won the prize for our SOS® Grass Technology. We have also been nominated in recent years for our innovative grass technologies Yellow Jacket® Water Manager and RPR® Grass Technology. We have proven our ability to innovative in the past, and we continue to find new methods and discover the unknown.


Live online pitch on Sports Accommodation Day

During Sports Accommodation Day on 22 April, Barenbrug Turf Specialist Olaf Bos will pitch the Resilient Blue Grass Technology innovation during an online session before a panel of three experts in innovative products. Everyone is welcome to watch live. For more information, please see the website of the industry association BSNC.

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Objective: knowledge sharing and promotion of innovation

The innovation prize is a joint initiative by the Sport and Culture Technology Trade Association (BSNC), The Sport and Municipalities Association (Vereniging Sport en Gemeenten), the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation, and the Sport Accommodation Trade Fair (Vakbeurs Sportaccommodaties). The aim of the prize is to promote the importance of knowledge sharing and innovations in the sports sector. These innovations are applicable to the construction, maintenance, management and operation of sports facilities.


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