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26 Juli 2017

Report says high aviation biofuel costs and regulation over airport spending obstacles for fuel uptake

The report reveals the financial tools available to U.S. airports, and outlines legal constraints and financial impacts of each tool

25 Juli 2017

InnProBio project’s latest factsheet on bio-based economy

Factsheet #5: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

Nanomaterial helps store solar energy: efficiently and inexpensively

Field trials show that new catalyst material for electrolysers is reliable

Nanomaterial hilft Sonnenenergie zu speichern: effizient und kostengünstig

Neues Katalysator-Material für Elektrolyseure bewährt sich im Praxistest

Rezension: Bioökonomie für Einsteiger

Süddeutsche Expertenrunde will Überblick zu diesem komplexen Thema schaffen

ICIQ: When life gives you lemons, make bio-plastics

Spanish reseacher group develops an environmentally friendly method to produce BPA-free polycarbonate from limonene and CO2

TU Chemnitz: Continuous production all-natural fiber composite looks to become reality

Researchers at the Federal Cluster of Excellence MERGE developed semi-finished products made from plastics and natural fibers

The EU Commission’s Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) will be launched tomorrow

The European Commission’s Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre will be launched at the 20th in Brussels as the Commission’s central knowledge hub on the bioeconomy

Bill aims to establish tax credit for biobased chemicals

Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., recently introduced legislation that aims to establish a 15-cent-per-pound production tax credit for renewable chemicals made from biomass

24 Juli 2017

Avantium takes next step and signs contract with AkzoNobel for pilot biorefinery in Delfzijl

Avantium and AkzoNobel have signed a contract for the pilot plant accommodation and the supply of various facilities and services

France’s Arkema Looks to Specialty Chemicals to Drive Growth

Complany plans to achieve a 50 percent increase in its production capacities for polyamide 11

Arkema: Franzosen investieren in biobasierte Polyamide

Ausbau der weltweiten Kapazitäten für Polyamid 11 (PA11) um etwa 50 Prozent vorgesehen

Strong results in Italy for Genomatica’s GENO BDO biobased process technology

Novamont has officially confirmed that its new industrial plant in Italy has met all performance guarantees committed to Genomatica

New CRISPR technology takes cells to the movies

Genome engineering system transforms living cells into archival data storage devices

High Added Value Renewable Polymers

Dr. Bernard Cooker, Chemical Processing Solutions, Consultant with Lee Enterprises Consulting – Special to The Digest

In search of next-gen bioproducts and fuels, DOE invests $40M in 4 Bioenergy Research Centers

The centers are designed to lay the scientific groundwork for a new bio-based economy that promises to yield a range of important new products

21 Juli 2017

Are There Opportunities for Biopolymers in the Emerging 3D Printable Materials Market?

New biopolymers currently in development for conventional manufacturing can provide interesting opportunities for use in 3D printing applications

EU-Forschungsprojekt soll Weg in die Bioökonomie weisen

Verbundvorhaben mit dem Titel 'Biocas' will Verfahren entwickeln, Biomasse im ländlichen Raum naturverträglich zu produzieren und effektiv zu nutzen

HuskeeCup: These coffee cups are made from coffee

HuskeeCup is a durable, reusable cup made from coffee husk. It's comfortable to hold, and keeps your coffee hotter for longer!

Covestro makes “unprecedented achievement” with the chemical used to manufacture dyes, drugs and plastics

Newly developed process uses a microorganism as a catalyst to first convert the industrial sugar into an aniline precursor

How the European chemical industry could become carbon neutral by 2050

Making the sector carbon neutral while retaining its competitiveness in a full circular economy in Europe is a significant challenge

Is It the End or Just the Beginning for Jatropha?

Jatropha grows in Botswana, dies in other countries

20 Juli 2017

Bio-Verbundwerkstoffe bieten Vorteile für Umwelt, Industrie und Verbraucher

Am 6. Und 7. Dezember findet in Köln die „Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)” statt

Biocomposites – Providing Benefits to Industry, Consumers and Environment

The Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC) will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany

Windgas for the energy transition: Uniper lays cornerstone for methanation plant

Expansion of existing power-to-gas plant in Falkenhagen, Germany

Grünes Gas für die Energiewende: Uniper legt Grundstein für Methanisierungs-Anlage

Erweiterung bestehender Power-to-Gas-Anlage im brandenburgischen Falkenhagen

How UPM Biochemicals are maximising the opportunity found in our forests

Company is successfully developing biorefinery processes to produce chemical building blocks made from wood

Unleashing the full power of research and innovation of the EU forest-based sector

The Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) seeks to align public funding for research and innovation with proper technological developments to reduce GHG emissions and improve forest management and land use

Molekül aus der Natur macht Akku-Elektrode hochleistungsfähig

Neuartiges Material auf der Basis des organischen Moleküls Porphyrin ermöglicht im Labor eine Ladezeit von nur einer Minute

Composites Europe

Die Composites Europe ist eine internationale Fachmesse mit Schwerpunkt auf dem Bereich Verbundwerkstoffe

19 Juli 2017

Coconut oil is secret ingredient in recycling car plastics

Czech researchers take a new approach to converting PC and PUR into recycled materials

CustoMem wins £100K 1st Prize in Bio-start competition

Company honored for its technology to clean wastewater by targeted capture of micro-pollutants, using novel biomaterials made by engineered cellulose-producing bacteria

Development of innovative injection moulded food packaging

New project targets development of affordable biobased food packaging

POET Systems: Australier verdauen Kunststoffabfälle zu Strom

Erste anaerobe Aufschlusstechnologie für 'plastic-waste-to-energy' Systeme

POET Systems: Machine turns waste plastic into energy

First anaerobic digestion technology for plastic-waste-to-energy systems

Erste Projekte im Förderaufruf „Erschließung neuer Einsatzgebiete für biobasierte Kunststoffe sowie Kunststoffe aus Naturfasern und biobasierte Matrices – innovative maßgeschneiderte Rezepturen und Verfahren“ bewilligt

Die ersten drei Einzelprojekte sind schon bewilligt, weitere Einzel- bzw. Verbundprojekte werden in den nächsten Wochen ihre Bewilligungsbescheide erhalten

Ausbauen mit nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

Zahlreiche Farben, Beschichtungen, Fußböden und viele weitere Produkte aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen können hier im Vergleich zu bisher verwandten, konventionellen Bauprodukten mit niedrigen Emissionen punkten

18 Juli 2017

Circa Sustainable Chemicals UK Wins Innovate UK Grant For New Biosolvent Applications

Company focusing on two biosolvent application areas: polymer dispersions and coatings removal for paint or graffiti

Biodegradable mulch films supported in revision of EU Fertilisers Regulation

IMCO Committee acknowledges the innovative potential of biodegradable mulch films

Biologisch abbaubare Mulchfolien unterstützt in der Revision der EU-Düngemittelverordnung

IMCO-Ausschuss bestätigt das innovative Potential biologisch abbaubarer Mulchfolien

Urban Resource Group Upcycles Ocean Plastic into Lush Cosmetic Containers

Successful collaborative turning harmful litter into eco-conscious packaging

Polymerisation pilot facilities can accelerate the development of biobased materials

Two new initiatives in the Netherlands aim to realise an open access pilot plant for polymerisation in order to boost production of plastics based on biomaterials

thyssenkrupp establishes its first global oleochemical cluster in Thailand

Map Ta Phut will become thyssenkrupp’s global oleochemical competence center for R&D, engineering, project execution and technology development services

thyssenkrupp weiht erstes globales Technologiezentrum für Oleochemie in Thailand ein

Map Ta Phut wird das oleochemische Zentrum für Forschung und Entwicklung (F&E), Engineering, Projektabwicklung und technologische Entwicklungsdienstleistungen innerhalb von thyssenkrupp

„TIMpuls“: Gleichberechtigung für Holzbau im Brandschutz

Die Aufnahme der Erkenntnisse in Normen und Leitlinien soll bei Planern und Bauherren das Vertrauen in Bezug auf die brandschutztechnische Sicherheit erhöhen

17 Juli 2017

Global Bioplastic Packaging Market is Projected to be Valued at USD 34.24 Billion By 2024

New report from Hexa Research shows that growth is mainly being driven by rising consumer demand for resource efficient and eco-friendly products

IfBB: Kunststoffe aus Kaffeesatz und Stroh

Das IfBB entwickelt hochwertige Bioverbundwerkstoffe aus biogenen Reststoffen

Solving a sweet problem for renewable biofuels and chemicals

ASU scientists harness the trial-and-error power of evolution to coax nature into revealing answer to energy challenge

EU-Landwirtschaftspolitik: Der Agrar-Wahnsinn

EU-Prämienregelung für Landwirte im Kreuzfeuer zwischen Kritikern und Profiteuren