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18 Mai 2018

TOP The reintroduction of industrial hemp is in full swing worldwide

Global meeting place of the hemp industry in Cologne in June at the "15th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association". The participants will vote for the first time the “Hemp Product of Year”

TOP Die Wiedereinführung der Nutzpflanze Hanf läuft weltweit auf Hochtouren

Weltweiter Treffpunkt der Hanfindustrie im Juni in Köln zur „15th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association“. Teilnehmer wählen zum ersten Mal das „Hanfprodukt des Jahres“

How to cover the future protein demand? Insects, solar proteins and artificial meat will be crucial

Numerous universities and innovative companies are looking for new ways to close the future protein gap for food and feed on a sustainable basis

Wie kann der zukünftige Proteinbedarf gedeckt werden? Insekten, Solarproteine und künstliches Fleisch werden entscheidend sein

Zahlreiche Universitäten und innovative Unternehmen suche neue Wege, um die zukünftige Proteinlücke für Lebens- und Futtermittel nachhaltig zu schließen

Arla Foods is the first to choose SIG’s innovative SIGNATURE PACK

Company to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability as it strives to increase the market share of its organic dairy products

SIGNATURE PACK von SIG feiert Marktpremiere mit Arla Foods

Mit seiner Wahl unterstreicht Arla sein Engagement für Nachhaltigkeit und verfolgt das Ziel, den Marktanteil seiner Bio-Milchprodukte zu steigern

Wood awarded contract to expand world’s largest dissolving pulp mill

JV with Sappi Limited to improve the environmental footprint of the Saiccor Mill in South Africa and expand its capacity

Method assembles cellulose nanofibres into a material stronger than spider silk

KTH researchers describe a new method that mimics nature’s ability to arrange cellulose nanofibres into almost perfect macroscale arrangements

Stärkstes Biomaterial der Welt schlägt Stahl und Spinnenseide

Neue Produktionsmethode überträgt herausragende Eigenschaften von Nanomaterialien in die Alltagswelt

Chempolis Seals Deal for Indian Biorefinery

Together with Finnish energy company Fortum, and Indian NRL, joint venture to construct a bamboo biorefinery in Assam

Wood you like a drink? Japan team invents ‘wood alcohol’

Raw material? Japanese researchers say they have invented a way to produce alcoholic drinks from cherry trees and other types of wood

Avantium partners with R&F Chemical to accelerate Flowrence Technology in Korea

The two companies have entered into an agency agreement to explore opportunities in this fast-growing sector

17 Mai 2018

TOP Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018” goes to Arctic Biomaterials from Finland for degradable glass fibre reinforced PLA

The “International Conference on Bio-based Materials” is with more than 200 participants one of the biggest conferences in Europe

TOP Der Innovationspreis „Bio-based Material of the Year 2018“ geht an Arctic Biomaterials aus Finnland für mit abbaubaren Glasfasern verstärktes PLA

Die „International Conference on Bio-based Materials“ ist mit mehr als 200 Teilnehmern eine der größten Konferenzen zu bio-basierten Materialien in Europa

Future cities could be lit by algae

Bioluminescent algae are a sustainable light source

Can This Invasive Exotic Pest Make Better Materials for Industry and Medicine?

A NIST team has measured the best wood-to-pest ratio for the design of new composites

Effizientere künstliche Photosynthese: Recyclebares System wandelt Sonnenenergie in Wasserstoff um

Sonnige Nachrichten aus Frankreich: Forscher haben einen Weg gefunden, um preiswertere, weniger toxische und recycelbare Lichtsensoren zur Wasserstoffherstellung zu nutzen

NatureWorks Showcases at NPE 2018 Naturally Advanced Biomaterials that Drive Product and Manufacturing Innovations Across Dozens of Industries

A first-of-its-kind refrigerator liner will be on display, showing how biomaterial barrier properties can increase the energy efficiency of refrigerators by 7-15 percent annually over the life of the appliance

Not so fantastic single-use plastic to get an eco-friendly makeover

EU companies want to give food packaging a green makeover

Succinctly succinic: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Reverdia and bio-succinic acid

Reverdia CEO Marcel Lubben recently gave this illuminating overview of the company’s technology, prospects and progress at ABLC 2018 in Washington DC

Novel Approach for Photosynthetic Production of Carbon Neutral Biofuel from Green Algae

A research group from the University of Turku has discovered an efficient way for transforming solar energy into the chemical energy of biohydrogen

16 Mai 2018

Bio-Based Chemicals Market Research Report – Forecast to 2023

Industrial chemicals segment is likely to dominate the market due to extensive demand from various end uses like engineered polymers, composites, additives, and others

Mushroom houses on Mars

NASA Ames researcher teams with architect to study fungi-based building materials

Student’s shrimp bioplastic a big splash in USA

Australian 15-year old Angelina Aurora is winner of the Innovator to Market award

Compostable bag from agricultural waste

Young German researcher developed a first attempt of compostable bags from agricultural waste such as straw, rhubarb and asparagus peelings

Leichtbau-Sandwichplatten mit Popcorn-Kern ohne Formaldehydemissionen für Möbel, Dämmstoffe oder Autobau

Gleiche Eigenschaften wie Spanplatten, aber nur halb so schwer

BIO Showcases 100 Companies in New Renewable Chemical Platforms Report

Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President, BIO; head, Industrial & Environmental Section – Special to The Digest

Neste’s Interim Report for January-March 2018

Excellent start for the year with all-time high quarterly profit

15 Mai 2018

Sweetwater and Graanul Announce First Commercial Biorefinery

Collaboration aiming to build a commercial-scale integrated biorefinery that will produce clean cellulosic sugars and highly pure lignin from local hardwood

NPE2018: The Plastics Show Kicks Off Record-Breaking Show in Orlando

The largest NPE ever officially kicked off on May 07, 2018

good natured signs significant commercial agreement with leading US packaging provider

Agreement covers plant-based packaging solutions for both food and general merchandise markets

Kaidi erhält Genehmigungen für Bioraffinerie in Kemi

Genehmigungen mit Auflagen schaffen endlich die Voraussetzung für den Bau der von Kaidi Finland geplanten Bioraffinerie

Husker researchers explore ways to repurpose grape waste

It's no secret that grapes are the primary ingredient in wine, but what happens to the parts of the grape that don't go into that bottle of Merlot?

Braskem begins operation in Boston to strengthen its Renewable Chemicals strategy

Braskem expands strategy for the future of renewable chemicals

Bio-Botanica Inc. Partners with Genomatica to Create New Extract Line Made with Brontide Butylene Glycol

New botanical extract line helps personal care manufacturers meet growing consumer demand for natural products

14 Mai 2018

Ontario Helping to Create Jobs and Support Agri-food Sector in Sarnia

Province Partnering with Comet Biorefining to Support More Than 200 Jobs in Sarnia

Metsä Group launches a prefeasibility study on renewal of Kemi pulp mill

Prefeasibility study to examine in particular the availability of wood raw material and the potential of Kemi's industrial infrastructure and logistic connections

Metsä Fibre prüft Umbau des Zellstoffwerks Kemi

Machbarkeitsstudie will sich besonders mit Fragen zur Holzversorgung, der Logistik und der industriellen Infrastruktur in Kemi befassen

BioAmber Announces Filing for Stay of Proceedings on Creditors

PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. to monitor and assist the company as the appointed trustee in its restructuring effort

BioAmber files for Bankruptcy

Filings will impose an automatic stay of proceedings to protect the company, its subsidiaries and their assets from creditors

Zahnpasta mit Buchenholz-Cellulose

Biologisch abbaubarer Ersatz für Mikroplastik

“Naturally” Innovative

Our work in 'naturals' is also a classic example of our ability to execute quickly with lean innovation principles

L’Oréal’s paper bottle is easy on the earth but tough in the shower

Packaging technology has created a water-resistant paper bottle shell

11 Mai 2018

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Granted Long Sought License for Business Operations in Vietnam; Prepares for Grand Opening

Issuance of License seen as the most significant commercial event in the biotechnology Company’s development of spider silk based materials

EU kämpft gegen Plastik: Steuern so stumpf wie Plastikmesser

Die EU-Kommission will Strafsteuern auf Kunststoffe, die nicht recycelt werden. So könnte das Budget erhöht werden. Einfach ist das nicht

Bango Klangverteiler – Carbonspinne macht Lautsprecher aus Pappkartons möglich

Neuartiges Faserverbundsystem aus Carbon kann aus fast jedem Objekt ein Musikinstrument machen

Arizona researchers find biobased solution for safer melons

Scientists using essential oils, plant-based extracts, and spice powers to reduce or eradicate harmful, foodborne bacteria

Young Pakistan’s scientists use natural resources to giving birth crucial inventions

Why orange peels are used to repel off mosquitoes with no harmful effects on the human body

Tetra Pak to develop paper straws for its portion-size carton packages​

Straws play an integral functional role on portion packages, but if not disposed of properly, they then become p​art of the plastics waste problem

​Tetra Pak entwickelt Papiertrinkhalme für Portionsverpackungen

Es wird daran gearbeitet, einen Papiertrinkhalm zu entwickeln, der sich für den Einsatz mit Portionsverpackungen eignet