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27 März 2015

Vertellus stellt auf der NPE 2015 nichttoxische Kunststoffadditive als sichere, nachhaltige Lösung für industrielle Anforderungen vor

Citroflex® Weichmacher und Topanol® Antioxidantien etabliert zur Fertigung von Lebensmittelverpackungen, medizinischen Anwendungen und Kinderspielzeug

Forest Certification Update: Changes to the SFI and FSC Standards in 2015

Dovetail report comments, rate of change in the standards can cause marketplace frustration and confusion while also risking auditing inconsistencies

Ford Brings REPREVE to the 2015 F-150

Innovative renewable fiber material now available in the in the all-new F-150 trucks

In alliance with Takemoto, Teknor Apex develops masterbatches that boost HDT and impact and cut cycles for PLA biopolymers

New Terraloy® masterbatches, based on NatureWorks’ IngeoTM HP PLA, nucleating agent from Takemoto Oil & Fat, and other ingredients, opens way to durable applications

Solegear teams with Ex-Tech Plastics to increase market reach of Traverse TF® in the US Market

Partnership with established and connected extruder will introduce Solegear’s high-heat resistant, durable bioplastic to new consumer packaging segments

Naturfasergefülltes Polypropylen reSound NF

Hochwertiger Naturfaserwerkstoff als Spezialität für Anwendungen in der Automobil-Industrie

New reSound™ NF reinforced solutions from PolyOne reduce weight sustainably

Lightweighting materials to provide high performance, required for challenging applications

AkzoNobel’s pioneering partnership with Photanol wins top award

'Bio-Based Chemical Collaboration of the Year' for ongoing work on creating sustainable technology

Nachhaltige Waldbewirtschaftung gestaltet die Zukunft

Bundeslandwirtschaftsminister Christian Schmidt zum internationalen Tag des Waldes

Wageningen UR involved in Brightlands Materials Center

Food & Biobased Research to support two main areas on sustainable and biobased packaging research

Biofuel from the region’s tangerines

Mie grad students make biofuel from unwanted fruit

Revolutionary Road (materials)

The cost of replacing crumbling roads will tumble, with the introduction of an Arizona Chemical additive that enables more low-cost recycled asphalt to be used

26 März 2015

GO-Bio-Wettbewerb: Startschuss für Runde sieben

Bis zum 30. Juni können Forscherteams ihre Bewerbung einreichen

Cover agriculture to industry with elephant grass

The transition from agricultural to industrial site: farmers impart a positive spin around Schiphol. They make and keep the green business park, such as elephant grass (Miscanthus)

BASF brings polyamide solutions based on renewable feedstock to the world of fashion

Italon is first textile company to use new solution from BASF

Onora BV winner of Investors Forum Award

Promising company to use plant residues for making bioplastics coffins

New magnetic carbon composites for biological and environmental applications from the “pressure cooker”

Researchers developed simple process for direct synthesis of magnetic carbon composites and demonstrated their useful application in biogas production

Neue magnetische Kohlenstoff-Komposite für die Bio- und Umwelttechnik aus dem „Dampfdrucktopf“

Forscher haben einfaches Verfahren zur Herstellung magnetischer Kohlenstoff-Komposite entwickelt und nutzbringenden Einsatz bei der Biogaserzeugung aufgezeigt

Höchstes Holzhaus Deutschlands entsteht in Flensburg

Holz-Beton-Hybridbauweise bietet viele Vorteile

PolyOne launches new technologies, highlights design services and 3D printing at NPE 2015

Company to display its progress in developing materials for 3D printing, as well as examples of prototypes and tooling

4 Minutes with…Christophe Schilling, CEO, Genomatica

The role in the Advanced Bioeconomy, the most important milestones and the focus in the next 12 month

Germany: start-up of second generation biofuel production through the bioliq™ project

Key technologies enable the production of 1 liter biofuel from approximately 7 kg of straw

The Algae Whisperer

A new project aims to capture atmospheric CO2, affordably, using traits and techniques known to algae for millenia

Gevo signs strategic alliance memorandum of understanding with Praj

Praj to license Gevo's isobutanol technology for sugar-based ethanol plants

25 März 2015

Additives to biodegrade plastics don’t work

Recycling plastic works; additives to biodegrade plastic do not

DuPont wins award for breakthrough bio-based technology platform

Company received the 2015 Bio Business Award at the World Bio Markets Conference

Novamont and Lavazza present the first compostable Italian espresso capsule

Capsules made of Mater-Bi 3G, the third generation of Novamont bioplastics

SPLASH stakeholder analysis reveals opportunities for collaboration in third generation algae bioplastics

Project showing good perspectives for establishing new partnerships

BASF and eight partners cooperate to optimize production processes for renewable-based products

Companies consortium to unlock the potential of renewable-based products made via white biotechnology

BASF optimiert zusammen mit acht Partnern Verfahren für die Herstellung von Produkten auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe

Unternehmenskonsortium will Potenzial von Produkten auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe erschließen

Haiti will soon be amongst the palm oil producing countries

Joint Venture to invest $50 million to plant 139,000 oil palm trees on 4,000 hectares

Tetra Pak reports good progress towards environmental goals

Higher recycling rates, lower CO2 emissions and commercialisation of the world’s first 100% bio-based carton mark a successful year on several fronts

Dämmung mit Nachwachsenden braucht mehr Brandschutz

Forschungsverbund der FNR soll Markthemmnisse beseitigen

Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

The portait of the Michigan Biotechnology Institute: The mission to enhance quality of life by collaboratively accelerating the commercialization of sustainable bio-based technologies

Ecodesign can drive a circular economy

The circular economy has become one of the latest buzzwords in Brussels

Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec celebrate China’s first commercial flight with sustainable aviation biofuel

First passenger flight using China-made aviation biofuel - Companies committed to reduce aviation's carbon emissions

24 März 2015

BioFoamBark: Bark Valorization into Insulating Foams and Bioenergy

Invitation to the final workshop on 8 May 2015 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Neues Verbundmaterial soll Importe überflüssig machen

Oscar Valdemoros, Koordinator des Projekts LIMOWOOD, spricht über das von seinem Team entwickelte Verbundmaterial und dessen künftige Vermarktung

New composite material promises to displace imports from outside Europe

Oscar Valdemoros, coordinator of the LIMOWOOD project, discusses the new composite material developed by the team and its future commercialisation

Strong biobased supply chain will trigger the 21st century innovation wave, says Daan Dijk (Rabobank)

Rabobank's managing director about the challenges of a merged industry

Energieeffiziente Methode für die Produktion von Nanocellulose

Forscherkonsortium erhält Marcus Wallenberg Preis für innovatives Aufschlussverfahren

Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2015: Energy-efficient method for producing nanocellulose

Researchers using a specific oxidation reaction to open up wood material prior to mechanical disintegration

New investment takes Celtic Renewables Ltd’s valuation to £10million

Company to produce bio-butanol from waste residues of the whisky industry

Nachhaltig Bauen mit nachwachsenden Baustoffen: Staatssekretär Bleser prämiert Preisträger des vom BMEL ausgelobten Bundeswettbewerbs HolzbauPlus

Preisgelder in Höhe von insgesamt 37.000 Euro überreicht – Wettbewerbsdokumentation veröffentlicht

A better way of scrubbing CO2

Berkeley Lab researchers found using MOFs as better way to scrub carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants

BIG-C: Europe’s industrial center pushes bio-economy

Mega-cluster to become global leader of bio-based innovation growth, resource-efficient, circular economy

RWE drops biomass power stations after poor performance

Company argues that conventional power generation is hardly viable any longer under current market conditions

Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Efficient conversion of light and CO2 into high value microbial feedstock: The portait of BioProcess Algae LLC

23 März 2015

Regenwaldabholzung nimmt dramatisch zu

Satellitenaufnahmen belegen, dass die Abholzung des Regenwaldes seit 2000 um 62 Prozent zunahm

WWF publishes “five-step plan” for a sustainable EU economy

"A bio-based economy should not be seen as at odds with plans to support the fiscal economy.”