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24 Februar 2017

Ipsos survey: Italians enjoy the new ways of life

Over 80% agree with the laws on shopping bags and fruit and vegetable bags but information and education are in great demand

BEACON – From Plants to Products – a Biorefining Centre of Excellence in Wales

New initiative integrates expertise and facilities to assist companies in developing new products and processes

New flame-retardant and biodegradable panels for trucks and buses from wastes of the paper industry

EU research collaboration developed fire resistant panels manufactured from biopolymers from by-products

Silk from milk? New method binds proteins into threads

New KTH research shows that ordinary milk can be used best to spin artificial silk

Seide: Schwedische Forscher kommen Spinnen auf die Spur

Kuhmolke nach Aussage der Forscher das beste Ausgangsmaterial zur Herstellung künstlicher Spinnenseide

Kompostierbare Kaffekapseln – Folie Bebo B2nature mit Sauerstoffbarriere

Werkstoff nach europäischer und US-Norm zur industriellen Kompostierung zertifiziert

23 Februar 2017

Precision, the hallmark of a new era

Precision will allow us to produce more, and better products, from less resources

Politics threatens state-of-the-art carbon capture plant in Spain

Exact reasons for the plant’s near-abandonment are unclear, fact is that the environment is not high in the [PP] agenda

Dasselbe in Grün? – Konfliktfelder, Konfliktlinien und Alternativen der Bioökonomie

Lange nicht alles, was sich nachhaltig nennt, erfüllt auch die notwendigen ökologischen, sozialen und ökonomischen Ansprüche

Spinnenseide als Hightech-Verbandsstoff

Forscher der Universität Nottingham entwickeln medizinisch funktionale Bio-Wundauflage

‘We could make that!’ — chance meeting leads to creation of antibiotic spider silk

University of Nottingham researchers developed technique to produce chemically functionalised spider silk for medical devices

New biodegradable bioplastics to increase crop yields

Climate-KIC project collaboration using padded plastics with active components made from natural materials

ADM enters glucaric acid production

The licensed process combines the efficiency and selectivity of heterogeneous catalytic process technology with the use of renewable feedstocks

22 Februar 2017

Kelheim Fibres breaks new ground in innovation management

Viscose fibre expert practices open innovation - competition for new ideas on the subject "100% cellulose fibres"

Kelheim Fibres geht neue Wege im Innovationsmanagement

Open Innovation beim Faserspezialisten - Ideenwettbewerb zum Thema „100% Cellulosefasern neu gedacht“

Viele Besucher in der Lebenswelt Bioökonomie

Neues Standkonzept bei der Grünen Woche hat viele Neugierige angezogen

Makin’ hydrocarbons: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Catalytic Upgrading of Thermochemical Intermediates

Here’s the basic recipe, according to a research team led by David Dayton at RTI International

Versalis–Genomatica biobutadiene awarded in Hannover

1,3 bio-BDE technology representing a significant milestone for the rubber industry

A bio-based coating has created a greener way to paint trains

Covestro, Lankwitzer, Newag JV delivered a bio-based resin which is more effective than current coatings

Compostable Capsule Retains Coffee Quality

The compostable capsule retains comparable strength and durability to one made from conventional capsule materials to ensure efficient filling and sealing

21 Februar 2017

TOP Bio-based polymers worldwide: Ongoing growth despite difficult market environment

In 2016: 6.6 Million tonnes production capacity, 2% share of all polymers, €13 billion turnover, durable applications are dominating

TOP Bio-basierte Polymere weltweit – Wachstum trotz schwierigem Marktumfeld

In 2016: Produktionskapazität 6,6 Mio. t, 2 % Anteil am Polymer-Gesamtmarkt, 13 Mrd. € Umsatz, dauerhafte Anwendungen dominieren

Norner goes green. 2,5 MEUR grant to research on green packaging for the future

Looking for circular solutions: Norwegians fund green packaging project

Hemp Production – Alberta’s Newest Cash Crop

Drayton Valley aims to leverage its already established facility to manufacture and process hemp, one of Alberta’s most efficiently grown crop

Official Verification: All Standard Lenzing Fibers Are Derived 100 Percent from Nature

USDA Biobased certification extended to Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal®

Offizieller Nachweis: Alle Standardfasern der Lenzing Gruppe stammen zu 100 Prozent aus der Natur

USDA Biobased Auszeichnung nun auch für Lenzing Viscose® und Lenzing Modal®

BIC General Assembly: Growing Membership Deepens Bioeconomy Cooperation

16 new Full members and 22 new Associate members representing a strong European cooperation on the bioeconomy

Italy’s Sun Consortium Switches To Bioplastic Bags

All participants of the SUN consortium will stock the biodegradable and compostable Mater-Bi bags

How much biomass grows in the savannah?

Geographers at Jena University use satellite and terrestrial data to calculate aboveground biomass in South Africa’s Kruger National Park

Wie viel Biomasse wächst in der Savanne?

Geographen der Uni Jena erfassen mit Satelliten- und terrestrischen Daten die oberirdische Biomasse im Krüger-Nationalpark in Südafrika

20 Februar 2017

Jungbunzlauer and Green Biologics Partner on Bio-Based Plasticizers

Renewable Tributyl Citrate and Acetyl Tributyl Citrate is Focus of Collaboration

Lösungsansätze der Bioökonomie zur Begegnung der großen globalen Herausforderungen

Mehr als 190 Länder verabschiedeten im Jahr 2015 die Agenda 2030 mit umfassenden Zielen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung

A Guide To The $13.4 Billion Biodesign Industry

Biodesign is a quickly growing field, and it will rely on designers as much as scientists. Here's our guide to what you need to know

Government’s analysis, assessment and research: Bioeconomy promotion needs regulations and research but also people

Finnish research project studied how the operating environment for bioeconomy should be developed

Reverse Combustion and its prospects

There are more than a dozen technologies somewhere in development with a dizzying array of acronyms

Integrated Photobioelectrochemical Systems: A Paradigm Shift in Artificial Photosynthesis

These photobioelectrochemical systems have important implications for biotechnological research communities

17 Februar 2017

Reactive lignin for reducing the environmental impacts of wood products

Innovative replacement for toxic phenol compounds in wood adhesives offering new business opportunities to many industrial players

Ethische Perspektiven der Bioökonomie

DNWE startet Artikelserie mit Beiträgen namhafter Wissenschaftler, Unternehmensvertreter und Journalisten im Webmagazin forum-wirtschaftsethik.de

Biodegradable Bioplastics Continue to Evolve

Root vegetables, shrimp shells, proprietary starch formulations and natural fibers are among the emerging global bioplastics

Rhapynal for a better environment – innovative, biobased and sustainable

Innovative biosurfactant offers virtually unlimited possibilities for application in the agricultural, pharmaceutical and many other sectors

Mit Rhapynal zu einer besseren Umwelt – innovativ, biobasiert und nachhaltig

Neuartiges Biotensid bietet von der Landwirtschaft bis hin zur Pharmaindustrie nahezu unbegrenzte Einsatzmöglichkeiten

Evonik expands its range of RSPO-certified ingredients for the cosmetics industry

Customers in the cosmetics industry now have available more than 50 certified palm-oil based raw materials

EU Ecolabel introduces tougher chemical limits for wood flooring

VOCs, formaldehyde and PVC limited under new revisions

Researchers invent process to produce renewable car tires from trees, grass

The car tires produced from biomass that includes trees and grasses would be identical to existing car tires with the same chemical makeup, color, shape, and performance

16 Februar 2017

Innovation Legislation Seeks Boost in Illinois’ Bio-based Economy

Senate Bill 1656 provides incentives to Illinois businesses to produce and sell new renewable products made from biomass and other renewable sources

Kann Bioplastik eine Alternative sein?

IfBB-Experte Simon McGowan im Interview zu einem viel diskutierten Thema

Universität Würzburg: Ein „Facebook“ für die Nachhaltigkeit

Ein Forschungsprojekt des Lehrstuhls für Industriebetriebslehre bringt Anbieter nachhaltiger Produkte und die Einkäufer der öffentlichen Hand zusammen

Tiny house builder branches out his hemp-crete business

Dion Lefebvre working on facility to mass-produce hempcrete blocks

AkzoNobel collaborates with Itaconix to “explore opportunities” for bio-based polymers

Collaboration aiming hopefully to develop bio-based chemistry on a large scale

Just One Word. Plastics: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Avantium

Before the “quirt period” Cone of Silence descended, CEO Tom Van Aken gave this illuminating overview of the company’s technology, progress and prospects