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5 Dezember 2016

Canada Invests in Canadian Biomass and Composites Industries

AgriInnovation Program to provide up to $1.9 million for development of quality standards and research about adoption of natural fibres in the composites industry

EC releases RED II, proposes first-generation biofuels phase-out and new sustainability criterion for forest biomass

EC also wants to introduce a sub-mandate for advanced biofuels, new sustainability criterion on forest biomass

Braskem: Polarbröd stellt auf biobasierte Verpackungen um

Schwedische Großbäckerei will Carbon Footprint ihrer Verpackungen und damit Abhängigkeit von fossilen Ressourcen verringern

Renmatix turns biowaste into plastic

Can the King of Prussia firm help save the planet?

“We are trying to develop CO2 as a source of carbon”

Tobias Erb discusses a synthetic metabolic pathway that fixes carbon dioxide and synthetic biology

„Wir wollen CO2 als Kohlenstoffquelle erschließen“

Ein Gespräch mit Tobias Erb über einen künstlichen Stoffwechselweg, der Kohlendioxid bindet, und die Synthetische Biologie

Palm oil prices hit four-year high after US lifts biodiesel target

The US government is trying to encourage energy companies to use a greater amount of biofuel

nova-Newsletter December 2016

Your monthly update on nova-Institute's activities

2 Dezember 2016

Sweet success: new bioplastic candy wrapper from Mars wins 11th Global Bioplastics Award

European Bioplastics Conference became an excellent event with rousing discussions about policy in promoting bioplastics

Palmöl: Amnesty erhebt schwere Vorwürfe gegen Kosmetik-Hersteller

Große Player wollen Palmöl-Produzenten Wilmar in die Pflicht nehmen

Wissenschaftler fordern Neuorientierung der Forschungsförderung für synthetische Biologie

DECHEMA-Fachgruppe stellt neues Positionspapier „Innovationsmotor Synthetische Biologie“ vor

Angry vegans are calling on the Bank of England to scrap the new £5 note because they contain animal fat

Petition signed by 13,500 people has been created to have tallow removed

Neue Fünf-Pfund-Note: Scheine als Fettnäpfchen

Vegetarier laufen Sturm, Hindus fühlen sich in ihren religiösen Gefühlen verletzt

Protected forests in Europe felled to meet EU renewable targets – report

Europe’s bioenergy plants are burning trees felled from protected conservation areas rather than using forest waste, new report shows

Perstorp says “it’s time to act!”

We are all responsible for the plastics we consume

1 Dezember 2016

TOP Global bioplastics production capacities continue to grow despite low oil price

Stronger political support needed to realise full potential of bio-based materials in Europe

TOP Weltweite Produktionskapazitäten für Biokunststoffe steigen trotz niedrigen Ölpreises

Stärkere politische Unterstützung notwendig, um Potenziale in Europa besser nutzen zu können

Synthetic & Bio-Based Coatings For Automotives

Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

The Biobased Economy after Trump: the States May Lead the Way

Brent Erickson's comment - Special to The Digest

Energie beliebig speichern und umwandeln

Elektrische Energie aus Sonne und Wind effizient in chemische Grundstoffe, gasförmige Energieträger sowie Kraftstoffe speichern zu können wäre ein großer Schritt in Richtung Energiewende. Daran forscht man nun im Kopernikus-Projekt Power-to-X

HEXPOL TPE creates more possibilities to be green

Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, has added new compounds to their Dryflex Green family of biobased TPEs, creating more opportunities for sustainability

HEXPOL TPE ermöglicht neue „grüne“ Optionen

Die auf thermoplastische Elastomere (TPE) spezialisierte Compounding-Gruppe HEXPOL TPE ergänzt ihre Dryflex Green Produktfamilie mit neuen Compounds für mehr Möglichkeiten zur Nachhaltigkeit

European Bioplastics: New fact sheet on standards for bioplastics

Overview of the numerous standards and test methods already available

Corbion and Kraton receive first European certification for bio-based products

New European system for bio-based content certification was launched at the 11th Annual European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin

30 November 2016

5th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers

One week left to register

Exciting new ideas, latest developments and 15% discount on early registration

The preliminary programme for International Conference on Bio-based Materials in Cologne, 10 – 11 May 2017 is now online

6 Promising New Ways to Make Bio-based & Renewable Plastics

Slideshow including a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE ) made from consumer waste chewing gum, and a new line of black masterbatches containing 100% recycled post-consumer tires

Horticultural companies: Klasmann-Deilmann sells Growcoon

100% biodegradable mesh promotes optimized development in young plants

Produktionsgartenbau: Klasmann-Deilmann vertreibt Growcoon

100% biologisch abbaubares Gewebe fördert optimale Wachstumsbedingungen für Jungpflanzen

Niedersächsischer Holzbaupreis für besonders innovative Holzbauten vergeben

Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, Kita Kleine Gallier und Paul-Klee-Schule sind die drei Preisträger – Sonderpreis Baukultur geht an Fagus-GreCon

Braskem stands out among the top companies in the world in the management of polluting gases

Investment of about US$2 million, from 2013 to 2015 in its green ethylene unit, was able to significantly reduce the CO2 emissions generated by its production of Green Plastic

Studies show benefits of compostable bio-waste bag in Germany

Two recent projects in the German cities of Brunswick and Munich are highlighting two key aspects of the bio-waste bag debate

Turning Sugar Waste into Light – And Job Opportunities

Indian researchers pioneer an alternate use for sugarcane waste

29 November 2016

3.5 billion reasons why sustainable toothbrushes could be big business

"Toothbrushes get completely lost in the recycling process...”

CelluForce and Fibria Celulose Sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement

Companies will jointly develop additional cellulose nanocrystal applications, a variety of industrial and manufacturing uses

Die Faire Computermaus – Version 2

Nager IT wartet mit weiteren großen Schritten auf dem Weg zu mehr Nachhaltigkeit und Fairness in der Produktion auf

Certification of bio-based content

‘Bio-based content certification scheme’ developed by Netherlands Standardization Institute will be launched at the 11th European Bioplastics Conference

Commission official: ‘Bioeconomy is a unique opportunity to address societal challenges’

EurActiv Slovakia talked to the Commission’s John Bell about the issue

Iowa State University scientists explore environmental advantages of horticultural bioplastics

They found bioplastic containers have the potential to offer another major advantage that petroleum products can’t: the ability to self-fertilize plants

28 November 2016

TOP The upcoming revision of the EU Fertilisers Regulation and the benefits of biodegradable plastic mulch films

Kristy-Barbara Lange, Deputy Managing Director from European Bioplastics answers some questions about the benefits of biodegradable mulch films

Using synthetic photosynthesis to combat climate change

A synthetic biological metabolic pathway fixes CO2 more efficiently than plants

Österreich: Biobasierte Industrie ermöglicht Einblicke in Materialien der Zukunft

Vorhandene Ressourcen bestmöglich einsetzen

BIO-ON makes a “Leap Forward” and launches production of special biopolymers at its new “Production” Division

New industrial plan for 2017-2020 also presented

Mit Zucker gegen Rost: Bis zu 80 Prozent weniger Biokorrosion

Forschungsverbund entdeckt Zuckermoleküle als ökologische Alternative zum Korrosionsschutz

Yes, we move. The Italian bioeconomy strategy is on line

The strategy aims to provide a shared vision of the economic, social and environmental opportunities and challenges

25 November 2016

The End Of Biotechnology As We Know It

Big challenges are waiting for science und industry according to the European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2016 in Graz/Austria

South Korea: Scientists find way to turn waste gas into biofuel

Chemical engineer Jae Sung Lee said the research will offer a "new opportunity for recycling CO2 into valuable fuels and chemicals."

The great untapped potential of herbal medicines

Expert Professor Dr. Michael Wink in an interview with Dr. Ariane Pott from BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg

Pflanzliche Arzneimittel – viel ungenutztes Potenzial

Experte Professor Dr. Michael Wink in einem Interview mit Dr. Ariane Pott für die BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg