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20 März 2019

Lygos Awarded Three Innovation Research Grants to Advance Applications for its Portfolio of Sustainable Specialty Biochemicals

Latest funding from DOE, USDA and NSF further validates company’s commitment to replacing toxic petrochemicals, reclaiming local manufacturing and reviving industrial chemical innovation  

Asian countries: strong roadmaps to bioeconomy

Kick-off meeting for the next Global Bioeconomy Summit was concluded this week in Beijing

Asiatische Länder: ehrgeizige Pläne zur Bioökonomie

Kick-off-Meeting für den nächsten Global Bioeconomy Summit endete in dieser Woche in Peking

Novel engineered high performance sugar beetroot 2D nanoplateletcementitious composites

Nanoplatelets synthesized from sugar beetroot waste can be used to significantly enhance the performance of cementitious composites

Warum Karotten die Betonindustrie retten werden

Lancaster-Ingenieure wollen eine einfache und günstige Methode gefunden haben, um Beton stabiler und umweltverträglicher zu machen

Production begins at Sebacic Oman’s project in Duqm

Operational start of the Sebacic Refinery is paving the way for Duqm to enter the era of heavy industries

A game changing resource for the environment

Rice husks offering almost unbelievable abilities and don't apply only to the construction industry

#BIO2019 Education Programming Taking Shape

The program will explore a diverse array of subjects from business development to the latest scientific discoveries and cutting-edge topics

19 März 2019

TOP Call for EU to stop subsidies for fossil fuels to help bio-based materials sector and the circular economy

“Please stop all subsidies to fossil fuels. In 2016, €56 billion went from EU member states to fossil fuels.”

Sektorkopplung mit minimaler Rechtsänderung voranbringen

Mit einer neuen Experimentierklausel im EnWG sollte der wirtschaftliche Betrieb von Power-to-X-Modellen ermöglicht werden, so das Ergebnis einer Studie

Biosolvents solving challenges– from dry cleaning and cleaning shorelines to biomass and biofuel production

Biosolvents are looked at as an environmental win-win - as well as a win for better performance and safety with lower toxicity issues

Kunststoff-Extrudierer SLS verarbeitet Öko-Granulat zu hochwertigen Bodenprofilen

„Das duftet sogar nach Heu und Gras“

Butagaz and Global Bioenergies announce their first delivery of bio isobutene, a bio-sourced gas, to the Héraclès Winery

France’s biggest organic wine cooperative sharing the commitment to reducing the footprint of energy consumption

Cove launches biodegradable alternative to plastic water bottles

Spring water in Cove biodegradable PHA bottles will be available to Californians from May, 2019

Biological Conversion of Amino Acids to Higher Alcohols

In this review, we describe the pathways and regulatory mechanisms involved in amino acid bioprocessing to produce higher alcohols and the effects of amino acid supplementation as a nitrogen source for higher alcohol production

18 März 2019

The many ways of turning coffee waste into valuable materials and products

Do you know some successful application? We’d be happy to hear from you!

French Company: We Can Infinitely Recycle PET Plastics Using Enzymes

Innovative Carbios process relies on enzymes, a biological catalyst, designed and optimized to infinitely recycle PET plastics

Green & Light and BASF developed Elastoskin® based paper honeycomb car trunk floor

The world’s first design with Elastoskin® based paper honeycomb trunk floors

Green & Light und BASF: Innovative Materialkombination mit Elastoskin® und Elastoflex® E

Weltweit erstes Design von Elastoskin® und Papierwaben für Ladeböden

Green biorefinery technologies based on waste biomass

Turning waste streams from being environmental threats into valuable resources could make a real difference for our planet and those that live on it

Bananatex: Weltweit erstes technisches Gewebe aus Fasern der Bananenpflanze entwickelt

Label Qwstion aus Zürich nutzt Abacáfasern, um daraus Taschen und Rucksäcke herzustellen

Renewables Take the Lead: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Neste

Contents: year 2018 review, group financials, segment reviews, current topics and more

Capturing carbon directly from the air – that has a future

Study under MCC leadership analyzes energy requirements for negative emissions technologies

CO2 direkt aus der Luft einfangen – das hat Zukunft

Studie unter MCC-Federführung analysiert Energiebedarf von Technologien für „negative Emissionen“

15 März 2019

Heading for a circular economy and sustainability with biobased and biodegradable plastics

FKuR emphasizes the excellent suitability of biobased thermoplastics for conventional material recycling, where this property generates added value for the end product

Mit biobasierten und biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoffen zur zirkulären Kreislaufwirtschaft und zu mehr Nachhaltigkeit

FKuR sieht biologisch abbaubare Kunststoffe als effiziente und praxisbewährte Lösungen für all jene Anwendungen, wo diese Eigenschaft einen Zusatznutzen für das Endprodukt generiert

Creapaper gewinnt den IKU Innovationspreis Klima und Umwelt 2017

Viele Unternehmen aus dem Lebensmittelbereich setzen bereits flächendeckend Verpackungen mit Grasanteil ein

First Plant in the Works to Turn Dairy Byproducts Into Plastics

Supported by the EU project AgriChemWhey, Glanbia Ireland plans to scale up biorefinery technology

PICEA™ Tube von Neopac für die Marke Bamse erhält Auszeichnung für Nachhaltigkeit bei der PCD Paris

Tube besteht zum Grossteil aus Fichtenholzabfällen, kombiniert mit einer speziell für Neopac entwickelten Kunststoffmatrix aus zuckerbasierten Rohstoffen

High Tide for Brontide – Genomatica’s Butylene Glycol and its markets

Company comes with an affordable way to make BG from renewable sources

Leichte Transportboxen aus Biokunststoff

Neues Material aus biobasierten Kunststoffen für den Einsatz in Hohlkammerstegplatten

The Competitive Edge: BioBTX

BioBTX has developed the so-called Integrated Cascading Catalytic Pyrolysis technology, a novel form of ex-situ catalytic pyrolysis

14 März 2019

A workshop to understand the needs of the Bioeconomy: what do stakeholders want?

Interview with Stephan Piotrowski from nova-Institute. During the workshop, he gave a presentation on indicators for the monitoring of the bioeconomy

Österreich: Chemische Industrie hält Verzicht auf Plastik für unmöglich

Kunststoffindustrie verschreibt Rezepte gegen den Plastikmüll. Österreich müsse mehr recyceln

Sustainable, solar-driven chemical manufacturing

Modestino and NYU Tandon doctoral student Daniela Blanco review challenges and opportunities facing the global chemical industry to decrease carbon emissions

Aus Abgas wird Rohstoff: Carbon2Chem®-Laboreinweihung

Arbeiten mit den realen Hüttengasen im Carbon2Chem®-Technikum am Stahlstandort in Duisburg

Covestro and UN call for Young Champions of the Earth competition participants

Everyone to be encouraged, who wants to make a difference for our planet to apply for the Young Champion of the Earth prize - portal is open until March 31st

Plastic free baby wipes

Innovative material 'Hydrofine' was developed from cellulose and viscose fibres as a water-soluble and completely biodegradable raw material

Labelling palm oil as high ILUC risk ‘unacceptable’ – Malaysia tells EC

Malaysia strongly urged the EC to look at the draft delegated regulation in a more holistic, balanced and unbiased manner before implementation

13 März 2019

Bioadhesive based on renewable raw materials

Researchers from Fraunhofer UMSICHT and partners developed an innovative, plant-based hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesive

Engineered microbe may be key to producing plastic from plants

Microbe converting lignin to PDC – a building block for bioplastics

Mikrobe erzeugt Plastik-Vorstufe aus Holz

Bakterium verarbeitet Lignin zu PDC – einem Rohstoff für Biokunststoff

Inolex Establishes Largest Ingredient Portfolio of USDA Certified Biobased Products Available in Personal Care

More than half of the products contain 100% certified biobased content and 90% contain 80–100% certified biobased content

BioMCN produziert erneuerbares Methanol aus grünem Wasserstoff

Vertrag mit Nouryon und Gasunie zur Bereitstellung von grünem Wasserstoff an BioMCN zur Produktion von erneuerbarem Methanol aus CO2

New jute brings new hope

Bangladeshi scientists success in decoding the genome map of the jute plant has finally started yielding results in terms of new varietal development

Truly sustainable cups are finally here

12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge Reimagining the Future of the To-Go Cup

DSM announces start of Avansya

Avansya will produce zero-calorie, great-tasting sweeteners through fermentation and will be headquartered at the Biotech Campus Delft

12 März 2019

BP partners with Virent and Johnson Matthey on Virent’s Bioforming® process for production of bio-paraxylene

Parties will work together to commercialise the BioForming® technology – BP will contribute technical resources and has exclusive rights

Neue selbstverstärkte Verbundwerkstoffe aus Polylactid (PLA)

Fraunhofer Forscher entdecken im Projekt »Bio4self« ganz neue Anwendungsgebiete für den biobasierten Kunststoff Polylactid

Innovations in dry biorefining

3BCAR Carnot Institute is supporting dry biorefining technologies by funding different studies