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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)

24 Juni 2019

Webinar on cascading conversion of ligno-cellulosic recalcitrant residues: screening for efficient biocatalysts

Broadcast date: July 4, 2019 - Time: 2:00 pm, CET

50 million hectares destroyed as companies disregard zero deforestation pledge

During the 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation - an area the size of Spain - is set to be destroyed for commodities

Greenpeace-Report beleuchtet Abholzung für Alltagsprodukte

Die Umweltschutzorganisation fordert Gesetze statt Selbstverpflichtung

Mitsui Chemicals Group Introduces Bio-Polypropylene Project at G20 Ministerial Meeting in Karuizawa

New production technology being attempted for commercialization sees various biomass to obtain propylene in a first-of-its-kind IPA method

How to communicate the bioeconomy: 10 insights from the BioCannDo project

New brochure discussing experiences and advices with descriptive and practical examples

BioCannDo präsentiert 10 Empfehlungen für die Verbraucherkommunikation

Neue Broschüre diskutiert Erfahrungen und Empfehlungen mit anschaulichen und praktischen Beispielen

Global brands open up about the challenges and opportunities of sustainable products

Christophe Schilling from Genomatica reports about a private roundtable discussion with brands at the recent World Bio Markets conference

TOP ANA Signs Offtake Agreement for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Deal will help ANA reach its sustainable development goals by significantly decreasing the ecological impact of each flight

Neste’s Zero Island project cuts emissions on Lidö by 78%

As a result of the project, the island’s emissions were brought down by an impressive 78 percent from their previous levels

21 Juni 2019

Solar fuel breakthrough: SUN-to-LIQUID produces solar kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide

Will solar energy-driven processes meet the future fuel demand at a global scale?

Bahnbrechender Fortschritt in solarer Kraftstofftechnologie: Solaranlage SUN-to-LIQUID produziert erstmals solares Kerosin aus Sonnenlicht, Wasser und CO2

Wird die zukünftige globale Kerosinnachfrage durch regenerative solare Kraftstoffe gedeckt werden?

Global Bio Based Construction Polymers Market Research Report 2019

The latest global Bio Based Construction Polymers Market Research Report 2019, published in February 2019 sees healthy growth for the sector

Cork integrated within programme for reusable space vehicles

RETALT - Retro Propulsion Assisted Landing Technologies - a project that includes Amorim Cork Composites

Spielzeugriese forscht bislang vergeblich: Lego verzweifelt an der Suche nach grünem Plastikersatz

Kaum ein natürlicher Rohstoff kann bislang den Baustoff der Lego-Elemente sowie der Verpackungsmaterialien gleichwertig ersetzen

Fact-or-Myth: Bio-based, organic, biodegradable

What are these terms all about?

Lenzing uses blockchain technology to help customers track its bio-based fibres from wood to clothes

Together with Hongkong based TextileGenesis, company aim to create an unmatched level of transparency for brands and consumers

Classifying Microbe-Based Products

ASTM International’s industrial biotechnology committee is developing a proposed standard to help classify microorganisms

Stora Enso will convert the Oulu paper mill into a packaging board mill

Production on the converted machine is estimated to start by the end of 2020

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