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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)

23 Mai 2019

Circa Group’s Renewable Solvent Wins Environmental Leader’s Top Product 2019 Award

CyreneTM is made from waste cellulose and has a unique property set, including viscosity, surface tension and polarities

Bayern fördert biobasierte Chemikalien

Landesregierung investiert 40 Mio. Euro in den Bau einer neuen Mehrzweckanlage für die Produktion von biobasierten Chemikalien in Straubing

The Increasingly Legal Cannabis Industry Could Offer Women Entrepreneurs an Even Playing Field

Women are already making major leadership strides in the industry, why shouldn't they have a leg-up on their male counterparts in the newly legal cannabis industry?

Bio-Kleber bieten viele Vorteile

Biobasierte Klebstoffe besitzen viele Vorzüge im Vergleich zum erdölbasierten Pendant, wie eine Analyse des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Holzforschung zeigt

The reinvention of bio-plastics: New kids on the block

Bio-plastics industry is looking into the use of non-food crops (2nd and 3rd-generation feedstock), such as cellulose, with a view to develop new materials

Launch of burial coffin Saga – the world’s largest, 100% biobased, 3D-moulded biocomposite made of wheat bran and biofibers

OrganoClick has developed OrganoComp, a 100% bio-based, recyclable and fully biodegradable biocomposite material

Chinesische Gastwissenschaftlerin forscht an neuen Kunststoffen auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe

Mithilfe von 3D-Drucktechniken lassen sich beispielsweise komplexe Bauteile aus Kunststoff einfach herstellen

22 Mai 2019

Is CO2 the New Fossil Fuel? A Closed Carbon Cycle for the Chemical Industry

RWTH-led research published in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America" journal

Ist CO2 das neue Erdöl? Ein geschlossener Kohlenstoffkreislauf für die chemische Industrie

Forschungsergebnisse unter der Führung der RWTH in Fachzeitschrift „Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America" veröffentlicht

Ireland’s first grass-fed biorefinery hits the road to help farmers go green

A New Mobile Refinery Is Travelling Across The West Of Ireland To Turn Grass Into Sustainable Materials

Biome Bioplastics applauds findings of Plastics in the Bioeconomy report

There are approximately 10,000 tonnes of compostable packaging on the UK market at present, which is less than 1% of all consumer plastic packaging

ALWE Mikroalgenfilter: Wanddekor mit Algenbiofilm baut Luftschadstoffe ab

Berliner Biotechnologie Start-Up Solaga will der Schadstoffbelastung in den Städten mit neutralisierender Algentechnologie beikommen

Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts

Through a partnership with Swiss automaker Rinspeed, textile giant Lenzing is expanding into auto upholstery — and changing what it feels like to sit on wood

Italy updates its National Bioeconomy Strategy

Italian Bioeconomy means integrating the sustainable production of renewable biological resources and converting these resources and wastestreams into value added products

21 Mai 2019

Golden Compound’s sustainable coffee capsule

Evaluation of sustainability according to VDI-4605 standard

Die heimkompostierbare Kaffeekapsel von Golden Compound

Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung nach VDI-4605

DIN CERTCO increases its international network of laboratory partners

New cooperation with Scion from New Zealand

DIN CERTCO baut sein internationales Netzwerk an Laborpartnern aus

Neue Kooperation mit Scion aus Neuseeland

Lösungsmittel auf biologischer Basis bietet sichere, nachhaltige Alternative

Cyrene erwies sich als leistungsfähiger als herkömmliche Lösungsmittel

Stora Enso launches wood-fibre-based biocomposite solutions for cosmetics, food and luxury packaging

DuraSense is a cost- and resource-efficient alternative for reducing the environmental impact of products

BIO-LUTIONS schafft nachhaltige Alternativen für Einwegteller

Deutsches Startup fertigt nachhaltige Einwegteller aus Agrarreststoffen

Basse Stittgen gives discarded eggs new life as bioplastic tableware

Inventor isn't setting out to replace ordinary plastics, but rather to remind us that resources are precious and need to be "handled with great care"

Compostable packaging start-up tackles the ‘flexible plastic problem’

Tipa has created a bio-based film that will compost fully in six months in an industrial composter

Methane-consuming bacteria could be the future of fuel

Discovery illuminates how bacteria turn methane gas into liquid methanol

20 Mai 2019

BASF signs exclusive contract with Lactips to market bio-based and biodegradable films for home care as well as industrial and institutional cleaning applications

Collaboration focusing development of film material technology based on technical casein obtained from excess of milk protein production

BASF unterzeichnet Vertrag mit Lactips zur exklusiven Vermarktung von biobasierten und biologisch abbaubaren Folien für Reinigungsanwendungen im Haushalt sowie für die industrielle und institutionelle Reinigung

Zusammenarbeit will sich auf Entwicklung der Folientechnologie auf Basis von technischem Kasein aus überschüssiger Milchprotein-Produktion fokussieren

Bio-based plastics prove suitable for prostheses

Bio-based knee prosthesis is endurance test according to ISO 10328

Wenn aus Stärke Klebstoff wird

LH Mikl-Leitner und LR Bohuslav: Neues Forschungsprojekt „BioSet“ gestartet

AI SpaceFactory Wins 1st Place Prize for NASA 3D Printing Habitat Challenge

Company won an international competition to design and build a habitat for a crew of four astronauts on a mission to Mars

Givaudan übernimmt das Kosmetikgeschäft von AMSilk

Stärkung der weltweiten Fähigkeiten von Active Beauty im Bereich der nachhaltigen Biopolymere

Givaudan to acquire cosmetics business of AMSilk

Strengthens Active Beauty’s global capabilities in sustainable biopolymers

Shiseido teams up with Kaneka to develop biodegradable cosmetic packaging

Awareness of the problem of plastic pollution and the impact on the environment has encouraged many other well-known brands to bio-based materials for their products

Rice husks can remove microcystin toxins from water

Another potential -- and renewable -- tool to fight harmful algal blooms

Neste wants to start selling pure biodiesel in Estonia this summer

B100 is currently already sold in Estonia's neighboring countries of Latvia, Finland and Sweden, among others

17 Mai 2019

Cosmetic tubes from biobased polyethylene – saving resources, recyclable and promoting sales

FKuR at CosmeticBusiness 2019

Kosmetiktuben aus biobasiertem Polyethylen – ressourcenschonend, recyclingfähig und verkaufsfördernd

FKuR auf der CosmeticBusiness 2019

FAO vegetable oil price index at eleven-year low

UFOP Chart of the week (19 2019)

New Miscanthus variety launching at Cereals

Leading biomass firm, Terravesta, is launching Athena at Cereals 2019 on stand 754 for spring 2020 planting

Experten diskutieren die Zukunft der Abfallentsorgung

In Kalifornien müssten bis 2030 75 Prozent der Einwegverpackungen reduziert, kompostiert oder recycelt werden

Three winners announced in the GC3 Startup Network’s 4th Annual Technology Showcase

Three of the 10 startups won the opportunity to pitch their solutions to a panel of business and technology experts on the main stage during the GC3 Innovators Roundtable

UK compostable packaging market poised for tenfold increase by 2025, new report finds

Study showed an abundance of renewable bioresources that could supply the biochemicals needed to produce low-carbon biopolymers for the compostable packaging market

VTT and RISE strengthening collaboration in bio- and circular economy

The purpose is to create a comprehensive infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of their customers, and to plan future investments

Record solar hydrogen production with concentrated sunlight

Their research has been taken to the next scale with a pilot facility installed on the EPFL campus

16 Mai 2019

TOP Compostable sanitary pads from India, sustainable fibres from Finland and home compostable coffee capsules from Germany are the winners of the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2019”

For the 12th year in a row, the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year” has been granted to the young, innovative bio-based chemicals and materials industry. The award has been sponsored by InfraServ Knapsack and organized by nova-Institute (both located in Hürth, Germany)

DowDuPont Inc. selling out on sustainability?

Company is currently in the process of breaking up into three independent publicly traded companies

Nimmt die Politik die Sektorenkopplung ernst genug?

Umfrage: Chancen einer Zukunftstechnologie

CBD Is Wildly Popular. Disputes Over Its Legality Are a Growing Source of Tension

Now legal under federal law, CBD is still subject to regulation when it is sold with a claim of therapeutic benefit

Bauernhof im Bottich: Mit Fermentation das Klima retten

Der Impossible Burger in Deutschland:  Retortenfleisch – nichts für Deutsche?

Tender: Survey of hemp cultivation and production in Europe in the year 2018

All hemp raw material producers and importers shall be motivated to take part in the online survey by e-mail, telephone or direct contact

Arkema selects Singapore for the production of its Rilsan® high-performance bio-sourced polyamides

With 50% increase, Group supports strong demand from its customers in Asia for high-performance bio-sourced solutions