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8 Februar 2016

HOW TO SHAPE The Next Level of The European Bio-Based Economy?

What Does the Concept of Bio-Based Economy Promise?

The safest and most sustainable electrical cable

Prysmian expands Afumex Green line of cables with biopolyethylene by Braskem

More biobased plastics for bottles: DuPont announces PTF

Can PTF really become a competitor?

Why University-Industry Collaborations in Biotechnology Matter

Partnerships between universities and industry benefit consumers and society

Composites Germany – Results of 6th Composites Market Survey are available

Level of satisfaction among participating companies was generally very high

Composites Germany: Ergebnis der 6. Composites-Markterhebung liegt vor

Zufriedenheit bei den beteiligten Unternehmen überwiegend auf sehr hohem Niveau

If Jefferson was into 3D Printing: Hemp filament from 3Dom USA

3Dom USA introducing innovative way to make virtually anything from hemp

Qmilk – Mode aus Milch

Sind Kaseinfasern eine echte Alternative zu Baumwolle, Seide & Co?

Croda achieves milestone in construction of Delaware renewable-surfactants plant

New factory to produce ethylene oxide from bio-ethanol for the creation of new renewable surfactants

Improved harvest for small farms thanks to naturally cloned crops

Natural cloning via seeds might enable the efficiency of such plants to be passed on unchanged

5 Februar 2016

Are Biobased Products Clean and Safe?

By Steve Hentges, special to The Digest

Metabolix to Relocate Corporate Headquarters to Woburn, Massachusetts in 2016

The new laboratory facilities will include a microbial fermentation lab and an expanded biopolymers applications development lab

PE bags and sacks demand to reach 37.9 million tons by 2022, forecast Ceresana

Bioplastics and biodegradability gained more importance in recent years

AVA Biochem erweitert Produktportfolio um FDCA

Neues Verfahren zur kosteneffizienten Oxidation von 5-HMF zu FDCA

AVA Biochem adds FDCA to its product portfolio

New process for cost-efficient oxidation of 5-HMF to FDCA

Studying dispersion quality of nanoparticles into a bio-based coating

Distribution of added nanoclay, nanosilica and nanoalumina is the key

4D-printed structure changes shape when placed in water

Wyss, SEAS researchers create shape-shifting architectures that mimic plant movements

4D-Druck: Gedruckte Orchidee blüht unter Wasser auf

Wissenschaftler finden Methode, die Funktion von Pflanzenorganen zu imitieren

4 Februar 2016

TOP Investors meet pioneers of the bioeconomy

High-potential start-ups from the field of bio-based materials, biotechnology and carbon capture & utilization (CCU) are invited to introduce themselves to industry and investors

TOP Investoren treffen auf die Pioniere der Bioökonomie

Start-ups aus den Bereichen bio-basierte Werkstoffe, Industrielle Biotechnologie und Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) sind eingeladen, ihr großes Potenzial der Industrie und Investoren vorzustellen

Biocomposites from A to Z

Proceedings now available

Bio-Verbundwerkstoffe von A-Z

Vorträge der Veranstaltung sind ab sofort erhältlich.

A designer chair made with natural textile and biodegradable plastic

Italian Artist finding ways to connect poetry with functional properties

Analyzing Exterior Deck Options

Some overview of the materials choices for future housebuilders

Book review: Commercializing biobased products

Origin of everyday products is changing to plant-based materials

MHG Receives Award at Georgia Bio’s Starry Night 2016 Awards Dinner

MHG is the Recipient of the 2016 Phoenix Award Given by Georgia Bio in Conjunction with the Metro Atlanta Chamber

Proposal for the assessment of new methods in plant breeding

International group of scientists calls for common sense in the application of high-precision genome-editing methods

Vorschlag zur Einstufung neuer Methoden in der Pflanzenzucht

Internationale Gruppe von Wissenschaftlern appelliert, neue gentechnische Züchtungsmethoden sinnvoll zu nutzen

3 Februar 2016

nova’s new department: Economy & Policy

The multidisciplinary team with diverse backgrounds is looking forward to exciting projects

nova’s experts introduced: Lara Dammer

Head of the new department "Economy & Policy"

Jukka Kantola talks to Il Bioeconomista. An interview on Finnish bioeconomy

Interview by Mario Bonaccorso

Industry targets recycling for marine debris

118-page report claims that 95 percent of plastic packaging — worth between $80 and $120 billion — is lost to the economy every year

Energieverbände fordern faire Wettbewerbsbedingungen für Energiespeicher

Die Strategieplattform Power to Gas unterstützt die Forderung

Drywell trocknet Bio-Kunststoffe

Neue Drywell Bioline von Digicolor ist in Bezug auf die Trocknungsparameter an Biokunststoffe angepasst

Tecnalia develops legume protein-based films and coatings

The main aim of the European LEGUVAL project is to valorise the by-products of the legume processing industry, which are currently discarded, so that they can be used to prepare plastic materials for agriculture, packaging and automotive applications

“Industrial Biotechnology Forum 2016” – A new scientific conference series about Industrial Biotechnology starts in Munich

Early bird registration is open until February 15th, 2016

„Industrial Biotechnology Forum 2016“ – Neue wissenschaftliche Konferenzreihe zur Industriellen Biotechnologie startet in München

Early-bird Registrierungen sind noch bis zum 15. Februar 2016 möglich

2 Februar 2016

Biodegradable Plastics and Marine Litter – Expert reactions to the UNEP report

Open-Bio research consortium comments on the UNEP (2015) report on "Biodegradable Plastics and Marine Litter. Misconceptions, concerns and impacts on marine environments.”

New method for making biofuels is cheaper and better for the environment

Researchers from Melbourne University develop a new way to deliver CO2 to microalgae

Winter GmbH präsentiert Gitarren-Koffer aus Naturfasern

Nachhaltiger Gitarren-Koffer besteht aus Hanf, Flachs oder Kenaf und hochfestem Biokunststoff

Global Bioenergies completes €6.5m private placement to help fund isobutene development

Proceeds of the placement to enable the company to fully transition into the commercial phase

Anellotech Breaks Ground on TCat-8™ in Silsbee, Texas

Operational in 2016, TCat-8 to confirm viability and suitability of Bio-TCat™ process for scale-up and commercialization

Stromspeicherung – Helfer für die Energiewende

Batterie-Kraftwerke, Mini-Pumpspeicher oder CO2-fressende Mikroorganismen: Mehrere Technologien konkurrieren darum, überschüssigen Ökostrom nutzbar zu machen

Weitere Power-to-Gas-Projekte vorgestellt

Zwei weitere Projekte wurden in die Übersichtskarte aufgenommen

The Top 25 advanced bioeconomy capital raises of the year

Average deal size among the Top 25 was $45.86M

1 Februar 2016

Moving On Up: H-PPase Mediated Crop Improvement

Maximizing the full potential of this simple and successful biotechnology

FNR legt Jahresbericht 2014/15 vor

2016 stehen für nachwachsende Rohstoffe mehr Fördermittel zur Verfügung

Research and Markets: Global Bio-Based Resins Market-Segmented By Type, Application and Geography (2015-2020)

Techchnologies & Forecasts - Key Vendors: BASF, Dow Chemical & Etech Surf

Combating Climate Change – Biotechnology Is In On It

Biotechnology contributes to three of five types of action that can be undertaken to build a new, climate-considering energy provision structure

Erfolgreicher Auftakt für Bio-Ökonomie-Projekt

Grenzübergreifende Projektarbeit der Niederlande mit Niedersachsen breitgefächert angelaufen