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24 März 2017

Ecovia Renewables, Inc. Awarded NSF Grant to Develop High Performance Superabsorbent Biopolymers

Company to develop a suite of BioGel™ biopolymer materials for hygiene applications, particularly for infant diapers

Papierindustrie wird Bioraffinerie

Ein Branchenhinweis zum Tag des Waldes

Strom als Rohstoff – Grüne Energie für nachhaltige Chemie

Fraunhofer-Leitprojekt wird auf der Hannover Messe 2017 präsentiert

Continental, Pirelli, Goodyear: Warum Autoreifen teurer werden

Der Winter ist vorbei, die Temperaturen steigen - Zeit also für manchen Autofahrer, über einen Reifenwechsel nachzudenken. Wer sich neue Reifen kaufen will, muss diesmal allerdings tiefer in die Tasche greifen

Global Market Insights: Biopolymer films market poised to exceed $6bn by 2024

Abundant availability of raw materials such as cellulose, starch, pectin, chitosan, and protein will boost the global market share over the estimated timeframe

Waste: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, Parliament says

Statistics for 2014 suggest that 44% of all municipal waste in the EU is recycled or composted

23 März 2017

DEG invests in innovative packaging

Hamburg-based company BIO-LUTIONS' issue currently being financed with EUR 500,000

DEG investiert in innovative Verpackungen

Vorhaben der Hamburger BIO-LUTIONS GmbH wird mit 500.000 EUR gefördert

Fahrradhauptstadt Peking – Die Bambus-Biker

Einst wimmelte es in Peking vor Fahrrädern, heute nebeln Autoabgase die Metropole ein. Eine Gruppe junger Bastler will die Radkultur wiederbeleben. Mit Rahmen aus einem Rohstoff, der in Chinas Wäldern wächst - Bambus

NNFCC to moderate bioeconomy roundtable at FDI Expo

FDI Magnet’s initiative “Invest in Bioeconomy” aims to promote sustainable and job-creating Foreign Direct Investment – globally

Permission obtained to build a new Bio-on plant to produce PHAS biopolymers for cosmetics

Revolutionary PHAs bioplastics are made from renewable plant sources with no competition with food supply chains

Policy frameworks for biobased plastics impact market development

New trend report from nova-Institute examines policies around the world and the impacts of these on bio-based plastics market developments. Where is demand expected to increase?

Biomedicines in Europe

Biotechnology is the use of living systems or organisms in the creation of industrial products

22 März 2017

How to keep track of the bio-based industry?

Growing need for information on new developments and players

Wie Sie in Sachen bio-basierter Industrie auf dem Laufenden bleiben

Die Nachfrage nach Informationen zu neuen Entwicklungen und Akteuren wächst

Comet Biorefining Completes Equity Financing

Agricultural residues to be converted into high-purity dextrose for production of sustainable bio-chemicals

Global Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Market Analysis & Trends – Industry Forecast to 2025

Industry report analyzes the market estimates and forecasts for several segments as well as regional levels

Solegear Partners with Leading Biopolymer Producer, Braskem, to Launch good natured™ Recycling Containers

Latest launch sees Solegear expand its bioplastic products portfolio using Braskem’s I’m green™ Polyethylene

Key account manager for bioplastics – BIO-FED begins active market development in France

Portfolio for the French market to include several new and highly innovative products

Key Account Manager für Biokunststoffe – BIO-FED startet aktive Marktbearbeitung in Frankreich

Portfolio um einige neue und höchst innovative Produkte erweitert

This company makes food packaging out of bamboo and cassava to cut down on trash

To tackle Thailand's mounting trash problem, one company is turning to the country's plant life

Sofinnova Partners announces the successful IPO of Avantium, a front runner in renewable chemistry, which raises €103 M on Euronext

Funds raised will be used to further commercialise Avantium’s inventions into viable production processes

Avantium completes “oversubscribed” €103M IPO: heads for first commercial

The company’s first world-scale plant is a 50,000 tons per year FDCA production unit planned for Antwerp as part of a joint venture with BASF

21 März 2017

Osirys Project to Display Multi-Layered Façade at JEC World 2017

Complete systems are currently being installed in buildings on both Estonia and Spain

Biokunststoffe: Hochmoderne Technikhalle in Ahlem eingeweiht

Hochschule Hannover und Fraunhofer WKI wollen Forschung im Bereich Biokunststoffe und Bioverbundwerkstoffe weiter ausbauen

Neue Freileitungsmasten aus Furnierschichtholz – stabiler bei weniger Materialeinsatz

Universität Göttingen und induo entwickeln Prototypen aus Buchen- und Nadel-Furnierschichtholz

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

The vote of the Members of Parliament recognises the contributions of bioplastics to the EU circular economy

EU-Parlament ebnet Weg für Biokunststoffe in Abstimmung zum EU-Abfallrecht

Votum der Abgeordneten würdigte den Beitrag von Biokunststoffen im Wandel hin zu einer Kreislaufwirtschaft in Europa

IKEA to make sustainability “an option for everyone” with kitchens made from recycled plastic bottles

The home and furnishing giant's new range seems to be the first of many innovative products and designs

Bio-on and Greenergy focus on the UK to produce bioplastic from bioiesel Co-Product Glycerol

The two companies will work together to establish the feasibility of building in the UK a 5-thousand ton per year plant expandable to 10 thousand tons per year

20 März 2017

3-D printing with cellulose

World’s most abundant polymer could rival petroleum-based plastics as source of printing feedstock

Essensabfälle steigern Performance von Reifen

Eier- und Tomatenschalen als Füllstoffe könnten viele Probleme lösen

MIRACLES “Multi-product Integrated bioRefinery of Algae: from Carbon dioxide and Light Energy to high-value Specialties

Release of 6th Newsletter aiming at updating stakeholders on the progress and results of the project

Luftschloss mal anders: Häuser bauen mit CO2

Kohlenstoffdioxid als Basis für nachhaltiges Baumaterial zu speichern und zu verarbeiten wird möglich durch das Verfahren Mineralkarbonisierung. Dazu braucht es allerdings das richtige System

How the invention of paper changed the world

Paper may be on the decline, but it will survive not only on the supermarket shelf or beside the lavatory, but in the office too

Why you should use European HEMP FIBRES for your automotive applications

Secure supply, stable prices, light weight, low environmental footprint and certified sustainability

Warum für Ihre automobilen Anwendungen europäische Hanffasern zum Einsatz kommen sollten

Versorgungssicherheit, Preisstabilität, Leichtbau, niedriger ökologischer Fußabdruck und zertifizierte Nachhaltigkeit

17 März 2017

How to brew high-value fatty acids with brewer’s yeast

Pre-product for innovative biofuels - Two patents filed

Mit Bierhefe wertvolle Fettsäuren brauen

Vorstufe zu neuartigen Biokraftstoffen - Zwei Patente angemeldet

Recent Lignin Announcements Show Repeated Mistakes, Not Progress

Traditional approaches have already failed and focus on different strategies for lignin-based material commercialization has to be prefered

Tex Lock – Fahrradschloss aus HighTech Textilien

Flechtweiden sind nachwachsender High-Tech Werkstoff für den Leichtbau

Biofuel may backfire as a budget bluff

New statistics suggest that more production and consumption of biofuel may actually raise carbon emissions instead of lowering them

Hochschulforschung gestärkt: Hochmoderne Technikhalle für Biokunststoffe am IfBB eingeweiht

In der neuen Technikhalle soll vor allem die Forschung im Bereich Biokunststoffe und Bioverbundwerkstoffe weiter ausgebaut werden

16 März 2017

TOP IU chemists create molecular ‘leaf’ that collects and stores solar power without solar panels

The new molecule harvests sunlight to create useable material from carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

Unterricht auf hoher See – One Earth – One Ocean e.V. kooperiert mit OceanCollege

Umweltorganisation OEOO wird mit den Schülern an Bord ein Umwelt-Forschungsprojekt zum Thema Mikroplastik durchführen

Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Door on Display at JEC World Featuring Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax

Newly developed micro-sandwich panel combines mechanical benefits of carbon with the advantages of reduced weight, cost, NVH and environmental impact of flax

Vorbild Natur – Kleben mit Schneckenschleim und Zecken-Zement

Winzige Risse in der Fruchtblase können Ärzte bereits mit Muschelkleber schließen. Nun untersuchen Forscher, wie sie Schneckenschleim und Zecken-Zement nutzen können

Efficient Process to Make Biodegradable Polyesters and Green Solvents from Itaconic Acid

New, aqueous based process is more efficient in terms of high yield and selectivity

French start-up advances milk-based bioplastics

The pellets are mainly made of milk protein, that comes from milk powder industry

Scientists harness solar power to produce clean hydrogen from biomass

A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed a way of using solar power to generate a fuel