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Das nova-Institut sucht Verstärkung: Abteilungsleiter für die Abteilung „Nachhaltigkeit“ (m/w/d)

Standort Hürth, Festanstellung in Vollzeit (40 Stunden/Woche)

19 Juni 2019

Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the Government is taking additional steps to reduce country’s plastic waste, and promote affordable and safe alternatives

Soziale Ungleichheiten der Bioökonomie

Am Beispiel des Bioenergiesektors untersuchen Jenaer Forscher, inwiefern der bioökonomische Wandel die bestehenden globalen sozialen Ungleichheiten verändert

Food freshness sensors could replace ‘use-by’ dates to cut food waste

Paper-based biodegradable sensors could replace ‘use-by’ dates to cut food waste

Mega-Insektenfarm in den Niederlanden: Fabrik für krabbelndes Tierfutter

Mit viel Tamtam eröffnet die größte Insektenfarm Europas in Bergen op Zoom. Sind Fliegenlarven besseres Viehfutter als Importsoja?

Deinove & Dow sign a collaboration agreement for the development of a new cosmetic active ingredient

Collaboration is focusing the joint development of a cosmetic ingredient derived from Deinove's collection of bacterial extracts

5 Minutes with… Elisabeth Stanger of Lenzing

Derived from pulp from beech wood, LENZING Acetic Acid Biobased is free from solids, high in purity and has a huge range of applications

DSM broadens product offering for the biofuels industry

eBOOST GT enables the robustness and yield benefits of eBOOST in starch fermentations with up to 60% reduction of externally added Glucoamalyse

Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight and air

For the first time worldwide they demonstrate the entire thermochemical process chain under real field conditions

CO2-neutraler Treibstoff aus Luft und Sonnenlicht

Zum ersten Mal weltweit demonstrieren sie die gesamte thermochemische Prozesskette unter realen Bedingungen

18 Juni 2019

Going Green: Airlines Roll Out Eco-Friendly Initiatives on World Environment Day

Focusing on aviation’s growing contribution to rising CO2 levels, airlines are finding new ways to reduce their footprint

Erster Schüler-Wettbewerb: Mit Algen die Zukunft gestalten

Zugelassen sind alle Projekte rund um Algen - z.B. Algen-Diversität im Schulteich, Analyse von Algeninhaltsstoffen, oder wie man Algen kultivieren kann

FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

The 26 case studies in the report reflect on the extent to which the bioeconomy interventions support the SDG

Neues Horizon 2020-Verbundprojekt zu Bioplastik: HAW Hamburg wirbt 8,4 Millionen Fördermittel ein

Verbundprojekt mit einem Gesamtvolumen von 8,4 Millionen Euro umfasst 22 Partner aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Verbänden aus elf Ländern

The Solution for a Better Tomorrow in Flexible Packaging and on Paper

Flint Group aiming to become the innovation leader in flexographic plates, sleeves and ink solutions

Making a splash with water soluble CBD

Mile High Labs launched water soluble CBD made with its own formulation of “nano-emulsion”

A new microorganism for algae biomass to produce alternative fuels

Professor Gyoo Yeol Jung and his research team utilized algae that grow three times faster than starch crops and succeeded in producing biofuel and biochemicals

Scientists Develop a Chemocatalytic Approach for One-Pot Reaction of Cellulosic Ethanol

Cellulosic ethanol is one of the most important biofuels, yet commercial production is hindered by the low efficiency and high cost of the bioconversion process.

17 Juni 2019

TOP New international conference on cellulose fibres – presenting the fastest growing fibre group in textiles, the largest investment sector in the bio-based economy and the solution for avoiding microplastics

The new conference organised by nova-Institute will cover the entire value chain of cellulose fibres

Biocomposites performing great – not only for lightweight construction!

The full range of successful new technologies and applications of biocomposites in the automotive industry and construction as well as in consumer products

The world’s best market reports on the bio-based and CO2-based economy

Summer bundle of two top sellers on polymers – you’ll save 1,000 €! Return in case of dissatisfaction!

Die weltweit besten Marktreports zur bio- und CO2-basierten Wirtschaft

Sommer-Bundle zweier Topseller zu Polymeren – Sie sparen 1000 EUR! Rückgabe bei Nichtgefallen!

Solon – revolutionary, biodegradable and commercially viable single-use plastic alternative

Straws made from PHA – a biopolymer naturally produced and optimised by RWDC Industries - enabling a global solution to today’s plastic waste management

OTH Regensburg: Power-to-Gas-Forschungsanlage geht in Betrieb

Biologische Methanisierung als effiziente Energiespeicher- und Sektorkopplungstechnologie soll für die Zukunft weiterentwickelt werden

VIDEO: Anellotech explains Bio-TCat technology

Company achieved commercially-targeted yields ints its TCat-8 pilot plant in Silsbee, Texas, during six months of continuous process operations

bvse: Kunststoffe haben nichts in der Kompostierung zu suchen

Biologisch abbaubare Kunststoffe bereiten unter den Bedingungen, die in der Regel bei Kompostwerken anzutreffen sind, große Probleme

Palm Oil: Fuelling Bioeconomy Controversy?

The EU has deemed palm oil to be too high-risk a feedstock for biofuels production, but what are the risks and benefits associated with it?

It’s Genomatica! Renowned San Diego bioeconomy hotshop to acquire REG Life Sciences

Successful companies increasingly switch to ingredients that reduce harm to the environment and work with partners with shared values

Lessons from 26 case studies to guide countries towards a sustainable bioeconomy

Rubber from dandelions to cosmetics from seaweed - Lessons from 26 case studies

Novozymes launches two new products to support renewable fuel production

Fortiva® and Innova® Force to provide ethanol producers with the technology needed to push for greater profits in changing market conditions

14 Juni 2019

Cortec launches certified biodegradable anticorrosion film

EcoCorr contains Cortec’s proprietary VpCI technology and provides excellent contact, barrier, and vapor-phase corrosion protection

Avantium Technology & Markets Day: “Entering the Commercialization Phase for PEF”

Company to build 5 ktpa FDCA, PEF flagship plant

BDE lehnt Zuweisung von Biokunststoffen in die Bioabfallbehandlung ab

Sorge gilt nicht nur den biologisch abbaubaren Verpackungen, sondern auch Produkten wie Einweggeschirr oder Kaffeekapseln

Hemp Week 2019: More Regulation May be Good Thing for Booming CBD Market

In the case of hemp producers, who recently scored a major win in the 2018 Farm Bill with the legalization of industrial hemp, regulation could be their salvation

Nachhaltige Bioökonomie für Baden-Württemberg

Neues Maßnahmenpaket soll die Wirtschaft in Baden-Württemberg nachhaltiger und damit zukunftsfähiger machen

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm

Using more biomass to produce heat in Finland is seen as the most economic way of meeting the country’s future energy needs

7 takeaways from FDA hearing on CBD and hemp

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration held a public hearing to determine a pathway toward regulating CBD

Chemicals from carbon dioxide – with plasma and perovskite membranes

The project “PiCK  has been researching for two years a new approach that uses excess electricity from regenerative sources and combines plasma with membrane technology

Chemikalien aus Kohlenstoffdioxid – mit Plasma und Perowskitmembranen

Im Projekt »PiCK wird seit zwei Jahren an einem neuen Ansatz geforscht, der Überschussstrom aus regenerativen Quellen nutzt und Plasma- mit Membrantechnik kombiniert

13 Juni 2019

Study identifies most promising feedstocks for pyrolysis based biorefinery

A shortlist of 10 feedstocks were studied, focusing on residues from agriculture, food/feed processing and forestry

Oceans: they pollute, they pay

For bioplastics – plastic products sourced from renewable material – proper collection schemes are still required

Urbach Turm auf der Remstal Gartenschau

Holzkonstruktion der Universität Stuttgart wird zur Landmarke

The Urbach Tower at the Remstal Garden Show

Timber construction made by the University of Stuttgart becomes a landmark

Für 70% der Konsumenten entscheidet beim Einkauf auch die Nachhaltigkeit der Verpackung

Aktuelle dvi-Umfrage aus Anlass des 5. bundesweiten Tags der Verpackung zeigt auf, dass Nachhaltigkeit für die Verbraucher von großer Wichtigkeit ist

WFO continues to tackle plastic pollution

Waste Free Oceans will start a clean-up action in the Mediterranean Sea on World Environment Day

U of A social enterprise wins $10,000 to make biodegradable menstrual pads a reality

Young entertainers aim to help reduce the landfill waste created by menstrual products

EU throws the ball to member states to monitor RED II implementation

Critics suggest that there is a hidden link between UCO and palm oil, which is decided to be phased out due to its high-ILUC risk

Wood Adhesives and Binders Market – Current Trends and Future Aspect Analysis 2017 – 2025

The robust growth of the construction industry is providing a significant boost to the growth of the global wood adhesives and binders market

12 Juni 2019

Necessary measures to achieve a level-playing field for bio-based products

Seven measures to achieve better policies and standards for bio-based industries

Genomatica Acquires REG Life Sciences’ Assets

Adds capabilities to meet increasing demand for sustainable products

Plastic water bottles may one day fly people cross-country

Jet fuel production from waste plastics via catalytic pyrolysis with activated carbons