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29 Juli 2016

EPA Issues Final Actions to Cut Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Cost-effective updates will strengthen requirements for new, modified and existing landfills and will provide important climate and public health benefits

BioQED project welcomes two new partners

Itaconix and VLCI are involved in the development of latex polymers from alkyl itaconates and other formulations

Benzinalternative: Forscherin der TU stellt Kraftstoff mit neuem bioelektrochemischen Verfahren her

Bakterien produzieren Butanol schneller und in größeren Mengen, wenn elektrisches Potential vorhanden ist

The EU offers strong support for the realization of the Kemi biofuel refinery

EUR 88.5 million of NER 300 investment subsidies to advance the project significantly

Cellulosic sugars heading for scale: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Leaf Resources

Glycell technology is getting a lot of attention as a source of low-cost cellulosic sugars

28 Juli 2016

ASU Researchers Explore Idea of Creating Fuels from Thin Air

Not all liquid fuels are fossil fuels, and fuels don’t have to be dirty

Technical University of Munich: Water-resistant thanks to a biofilm

Mortar with an added bacterial film is highly resistant to water uptake

Technische Universität München: Wasserdicht dank Biofilm

Mörtel mit Bakterienfilm-Beimischung ist besonders resistent gegen Feuchtigkeit

Metabolix rejects Cellulac merger proposal

Metabolix Announces New Strategic Direction - Cellulac formally requests shareholders to consider merger proposal

Chemical industry key enabler for future EU transport sector

Decarbonising EU transport will require innovative chemistry

The whole value net of the bioeconomy made visible and tangible

BiobasedWorld – the premier trade show for all biobased industries

Das gesamte Wertschöpfungssystem der Bioökonomie zum Be-greifen

BiobasedWorld, die führende Messe der Bioökonomie

27 Juli 2016

Energy department grants $2.5M for biorefinery waste use, renewable bioproduct study

Three-year study to focus on ways to make plastic materials from lignin waste

BigDelta: 12 Meter hoher 3D-Drucker druckt Häuser aus Erde und Stroh

World’s Advanced Saving Project bietet ab sofort Workshops zu dieser nachhaltigen und kostengünstigen Bauweise an

Spider Couture: The emergence of spider silk for applications from fashion to protection

Advanced biotechnology’s ability to synthesize spider proteins is emerging industry markets

Mikroalgen – ein Rohstoff der Zukunft?

Kölner WissenschaftlerInnen entwickeln kostengünstigere Methode zur Kultivierung von Algen

Porous Substrate Bioreactors: A Paradigm Shift in Microalgal Biotechnology?

Scientists in Cologne develop a more cost-efficient method to cultivate algae

Scientists Harness CO2 to Consolidate Biofuel Production Process

Neutralising of ionic liquids as lower cost process by recycling key ingredient

26 Juli 2016

‘Green’ electronic materials produced with synthetic biology

"Designed" strain of bacteria spins out extremely thin and highly conductive wires made up solely of natural amino acids

Evonik hat Biolys® Anlage im brasilianischen Castro in Betrieb genommen

Erste Evonik-Anlage für die Futtermittelaminosäure L-Lysin in Lateinamerika

Evonik’s Biolys® plant comes on stream in Castro, Brazil

First Evonik plant to produce the feed-grade amino acid L-lysine in Latin America

Nature Communications: Phenotypes on demand via switchable target protein degradation in multicellular organisms

Halle researchers develop innovative way to regulate plant proteins

Nature Communications: Spitzenforschung aus Halle zur Regulation von pflanzlichen Genen

Phänotypen "auf Knopfdruck" lassen sich mit Hilfe von temperaturschaltbaren Eiweißen in Mehrzellern erzeugen

25 Juli 2016

TWB & PILI partners for the production of dyes

Aim is to reach pilot scale of industrial manufacturing process for first bio-based dye

Bio-based platform chemicals market is expected to reach $18.8 billion by 2021 according to new research report

Asia-Pacific accounted for the highest consumption of bio-based platform chemicals across the globe in 2015

Policy: Five cornerstones of a global bioeconomy

Conflicting national priorities make it hard to align bioeconomy policies to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals on a global scale

Ford kooperiert mit Jose Cuervo: Fahrzeugteile aus Tequila-Abfall

Zusammenschluss als neuestes Beispiel für Fords Nachhaltigkeitsbestreben durch die Nutzung von Biomaterialien

Ford, Jose Cuervo Team Up to Make Car Parts from Agave

Collaboration is the latest example of Ford’s innovative approach to product and environmental stewardship through the use of biomaterials

Cellulosic sugar daddy: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Comet Biorefining

Comet chairman Andrew Richard gave this overview of Comet’s tech and progress

22 Juli 2016

EU-Project AGRIFORVALOR Kick-off meeting

A very successful event for the formal launch of the project

New insights in furanic intermediates and aromatic derivatives from biomass

New project aims to create applied knowledge for the production of furans and furan-derived biobased aromatics from various sources

Bill aims to create tax credits for carbon utilization, storage

Legislation would make tax credits available to companies based on the amount of carbon dioxide they avoid emitting into the atmosphere through carbon capture or remove from the atmosphere through utilization

Are forests of the future at risk?

Pollination of forestal trees threatened worldwide

Wald der Zukunft in Gefahr?

Bestäubung von Waldbäumen ist weltweit bedroht

Injectable biomaterial could be used to manipulate organ behavior

Silicon-based invention is tiny, soft, wirelessly functional

21 Juli 2016

Interactive workshop on biomass feedstocks – After the end of the sugar quota

8 September 2016, Conference Center Airport Cologne/Bonn, programme online

Is Cellulac looking to advance its PHA bioplastic platform?

Company needs to acquire technology from PHA technology developers and producers

PHYCO2 completes test pilots of Algae Growth, CO2 Sequestration at Michigan State

Two advisory boards to focus on the commercialization of technologies for human nutrition and animal feed

Futamura confirms acquisition of Innovia Films cellulose business

Japanese company to provide a sustainable future for over 400 jobs

Novozymes and DONG Energy enter into agreement on biological waste sorting

Novozymes will deliver enzymes for DONG Energy's REnescience plant in the UK. The plant will be sorting household waste from 110,000 UK homes annually

20 Juli 2016

Precision agriculture: future of the CAP?

New Common Agricultural Policy could play a significant role in providing EU member states some innovative instruments and new measures

Cascades Sonoco Introduces Industry’s First Water-Based Barrier Coating Allowing the Creation of Recyclable, Repulpable and Compostable Take Out Containers

Revolutionary new product replaces standard LDPE coated folding carton, plastic and Styrofoam options

AMSilk grows with additional capital – ramp-up of BIOSTEEL® production

Further growth to provide especially the business divisions Medical Technology and Industrial Applications & Textiles

Frisches Kapital für Amsilks Spinnenseide

Hochleistungsbiopolymere aus Seidenproteinen sollen als Pulver und Faser für verschiedene Märkte produziert werden

Creation of Evertree, a new international actor in renewable chemistry

Avril Group teams up in JV to produce bio-VOCs

Neue Statistik der Chemiestudiengänge erschienen – Weiterhin steigende Anfängerzahlen

Wie in den Vorjahren hat die Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) auch 2016 umfangreiche statistische Daten zu den Chemiestudiengängen erhoben

19 Juli 2016

TOP Promise of sustainable CO2 utilisation technology to boost European industry

EU-funded SCOT project showcased its innovative work in Brussels

TOP Technologie für nachhaltige CO2-Nutzung soll die europäische Industrie fördern

Mitglieder des EU-Projekts SCOT stellten innovative Forschungsergebnisse in Brüssel vor

Waste Biorefinery: A New Paradigm for a Sustainable Bioelectro Economy

Various technologies employable to construct a waste biorefinery platform and its place in a biobased economy

Future Bioeconomy Supported by More Than One Billion Tons of Biomass Potential

United States could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass resources