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28 April 2017

Video: BASF, Avantium discuss the potential of FDCA

The reference plant is expected to have a capacity to produce up to 50 ktpa of FDCA

Global Advanced Biofuel Market 2017-2021

Overview of the global advanced biofuel market

Federal Award and regional rates of “Renewable raw materials” youth researches 2017

The Federal Prize "renewable raw materials" will be awarded on May 27, 2017 in Erlangen

Bundespreis und Regionalpreise „Nachwachsende Rohstoffe“ bei Jugend forscht 2017

Der Bundespreis „Nachwachsende Rohstoffe“ wird am 27. Mai 2017 in Erlangen verliehen

At the Hannover Fair’s bioeconomy

Automotive, building materials, organic materials, digitization, adhesives and composite materials–three to four innovative research projects will be presented to each of these topics

Bioökonomie auf der Hannovermesse

Automotiv, Baustoffe, Biowerkstoffe, Digitalisierung, Klebstoffe und Verbundwerkstoffe – zu jedem dieser Themenfelder werden drei bis vier innovative Forschungsprojekte vorgestellt

27 April 2017

Seven potential products using CO2 as a feedstock

Alberta leading the charge

Klangstark ohne Tropenholz — Neu entwickeltes Verfahren revolutioniert Instrumentenbau

Klangergebnis der Thermoholz-Gitarren hält dem Vergleich mit den aus Tropenholz gefertigten Gitarren Stand

Bioökonomie und nachwachsende Rohstoffe – Informationsmaterialien für berufsbildende Schulen

Zeitbild-Verlag gibt mit Unterstützung von BMEL neue Materialien heraus

Market study on bio-based cleaning and office supplies

Demand-oriented and innovative future markets for biobased products are identified

Marktstudie zu biobasierten Reinigungs- und Büroartikeln

Bedarfsgerechte und innovative Zukunftsmärkte für biobasierte Produkte sollen identifiziert werden

Gülzower technical discussions band 54: bio lubricants meeting 2016

The presentations are summarized in an electronic conference proceedings as number 54 of the series "Gülzower technical discussions"

Gülzower Fachgespräche Band 54: Bioschmierstoff-Tagung 2016

Die Vorträge, der 3. Bioschmierstoff-Tagung, wurden in einem elektronischen Tagungsband als Nummer 54 der Reihe „Gülzower Fachgespräche“ zusammengefasst

What’s Super Strong, Fast Growing, and Potentially Part of Your Next Car? Bamboo!

Bamboo performs comprehensively better than other tested synthetic and natural fibers in a range of materials tests

26 April 2017

10 reasons to join the “10th International Conference on Bio-based Materials”

Cologne, 10 – 11 May 2017

Butamax prepares for bio-isobutanol commercialization

Butamax will now start the detailed engineering work to add bio-isobutanol capacity to the facility, while continuing to produce ethanol before and after adding this capacity

Chemistry, not biology: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to C5 and C6 sugars

presentation by David Dodds

Farnesene ingredients to be produced in China

Amyris's agreement with Phyto Tech Corp

Clothing industry turns to biotech

The global textile industry reportedly accounts for 17-20% of global industrial water pollution

Growing numbers: Renewable raw materials 2016

Rape, cereals and sugar beet for the manufacture of biofuels were together about 960,000 hectares

Anbauzahlen: Nachwachsende Rohstoffe 2016

Raps, Getreide und Zuckerrüben zur Herstellung von Biokraftstoffen belegten zusammen etwa 960.000 Hektar

25 April 2017

Bio-Shoes: 5 Questions With Reebok Future Head Bill McInnis

Grown from corn, the sustainable plant-based shoes can be composted after use

The first stone is laid: new Bio-on plant to produce bioplastic microbeads for cosmetics

Minerv Bio Cosmetics is 100% biodegradable

Biogranulate für Industriefolien und eine neue Produktklasse

Im Rahmen des BMBF-Projekts „EnzymaCell“ hat TECNARO gemeinsam mit Verbundpartnern thermoplastische Biofolien entwickelt

Residues from Novo Nordisk and Novozymes to be converted into biogas

The four companies have just signed an agreement which, from spring 2018, will carry yet another significant contribution to the Danish production of green energy from biogas

Commercializing biobased chemicals: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Reverdia

Reverdia is dedicated to be the global leader in the market for sustainable succinic acid

Bioeconomy: insect meal as a sustainable aquaculture feed

In order to effectively relieve aquatic ecosystems, fish farming needs to be processed much more sustainable

Bioökonomie: Insektenmehl als nachhaltiges Aquakultur-Futter

Um die Ökosysteme zu entlasten muss die Fischzucht dringend nachhaltiger gestaltet werden

24 April 2017

Continental driving development of dandelion tire forward with new facility

Next steps of the "Taraxagum – tires from dandelion rubber" project now clearly defined

BioQED workshop: platform chemicals BDO and IA and applications

BioQED is on its way to successfully bring products from industrial biotechnology laboratories to the market by scaling up its production to demo plant level

Ahh…Coke refreshes its sustainable packaging strategy

Sustainable packaging sourcing partnerships helps Coca-Cola continue to optimize its PlantBottle packaging

Oilseed crop expected to be larger than previous year

Consequently, production of rapeseed, soybeans and sunflowerseed together would exceed the previous year’s figure by 8.3 per cent or 2.6 million tonnes previous year

Ölsaatenernte EU-28 über Vorjahr erwartet

Damit würde die Erzeugung von Raps, Sojabohnen und Sonnenblumenkernen zusammengerechnet die Vorjahresmenge um 8,3 % bzw. 2,6 Mio. t übersteigen

Düngen mit Asche aus der Verbrennung von Holz und Stroh

Wertvolle Nährstoffe nutzen, Deponiemengen reduzieren – Forschungsverbund lotet Möglichkeiten für Holz-, Stroh- und weitere naturbelassene Biomasse-Aschen aus

21 April 2017

Bio-based Elastomers from Recoverable Methyl Valerolactone

Phase of Development - Proof of concept; demonstrated on laboratory scale

This ‘edible water bottle’ could put an end to plastic packaging

Over  £500,000 raised in a crowdfunding campaign

New route to FDCA: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to MetGen’s chemo-enzymatic process

Chemo-enzymatic process leads to oxidized forms of 5-HMF

From moo to goo: Cooperating microbes convert methane to alternative fuel source

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a new system to convert methane into a deep green, energy-rich, gelatin-like substance

UvA researchers invent novel catalyst to convert carbon dioxide

New catalyst provides a possible means to sustainably utilise CO2

20 April 2017

Is humble yeast the next new wonder product?

Irish researchers at UCC seek to push yeast engineering to a whole new level

Biobased Plastics: What’s New, Who’s Top Cat? The Digests 2017 Multi-Slide Guide

The Digest's review with illuminating slides presented at a webinar on the horizons for Biobased Plastics

TOP Sustainable Polyurethanes and the Bio Economy

Reducing the environmental impact of polymers by replacing fossil derived carbon

Rennovia starts 1,6 HDO pilot production

Rennovia recently announced the successful commissioning of its pilot plant for the production of sugar-based 1,6-hexanediol

Besser als die Natur: Künstlicher Biofilm aus Bayreuth steigert die Stromproduktion mikrobieller Brennstoffzellen

Die Stromerzeugung verläuft zuverlässig und berechenbar, denn die Dichte der Bakterien ist im künstlichen Biofilm von vornherein festgelegt.

Alles in einem gegen CO2

Elementares Bor als effektiver Photothermokatalysator für die Umsetzung von Kohlendioxid

19 April 2017

nova Session “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Markets, Trends and Innovations”

Learn, share and discuss with the word leading bio-based polymer experts

“Bioplastik”: Ländle-Firma Alpla macht aus Pflanzen Plastik

Neue Flaschenproduktion enthält bis zu 30 Prozent Pflanzenanteile von Maisblättern, Getreidehalmen oder Gras

British company develops biodegradable coffee cup made of plant matter

Receptacles from Biome Bioplastics composed from plant starches and cellulose can turn “into water and carbon dioxide within three months”

First-Gen Fuels under siege, hit back with hard data

In the US: looking at ethanol plant impact on crop acreage

ADM’s second Carbon Capture and Storage project starts up

The new project can safely prevent more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere annually