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31 März 2020

The Bioplastics Industry 2020-2024

Focus on Biodegradable Plastics, Featuring Detailed Profiles of Corbion, BASF, Mitsubishi Chemical, Biome Technologies, Solvay & Arkema

Wisefood: Start-up überzeugt Delivery Hero von essbaren Strohhalmen

Durchhaltevermögen hat sich inzwischen finanziell ausgewirkt: Nach eigenen Angaben hat Wisefood im vergangenen Jahr 50 Millionen plastikfreie Trinkhalme verkauft

Avantium announces 2019 results

Company advances its lead technologies towards commercialisation

Erfolg für UniCaps: Düsseldorfer Richter halten Werbung mit Heimkompostzertifikat für irreführend

Konkurrenz-Anbieter darf bis auf Weiteres keine Kaffeekapseln mehr mit dem "OK compost HOME-Zertifikat" des TÜV AUSTRIA anbieten oder bewerben

Agriculture, bioeconomy and rural development Overview 2020

Investing in agricultural supply chains and rural areas is crucial to addressing the growing demand for healthier food and tackling challenges such as soil degradation, food waste, pollution and climate change

In race for a sustainable alternative to plastic, Indonesia bets on seaweed

A big range of bioplastic alternatives being tried out in Indonesia, the world’s No. 2 producer of seaweed

A genetic nano-toolkit for the generation of new biomaterials

Magnetic bacteria might soon be used for the production of novel biomaterials

Ein genetischer Nano-Baukasten für neue Biomaterialien

Magnetbakterien können zur Herstellung neuartiger Biomaterialien genutzt werden

30 März 2020

TOP New strategy paper on Renewable Carbon: Looking for Supporters

Before we launch the campaign on renewable carbon worldwide in May, we are looking for 100 representatives of the chemical and plastics industry to support the campaign with their names. Are you in?

Greenpeace: Utenos trikotažas becomes the first producer in the world to fully comply with organization’s environmental standards

Company has already finished production of the first batch of Greenpeace’s new t-shirt collection and will continue the production later this year

Greenpeace: Utenos trikotažas erfüllt als erster Hersteller weltweit voll und ganz die Umweltstandards der Organisation

Unternehmen hat die erste Bestellung von Greenpeaces neuer T-Shirt Kollektion bereits produziert, weitere Bestellungen sind geplant

Huhtamaki’s ambition is to be the first choice in sustainable food packaging

Company will focus on growth, competitiveness, talent and sustainability

Klimafreundliches Bauen mit Holz unterstützen, Transport und Logistik von Rundholz optimieren

Charta-Arbeitsgruppen legen Empfehlungen vor

The world’s first aerogels made from scrap rubber tyres

Aerogels are useful as insulation and absorbers, or as noise- and thermal comfort in vehicles

Forscher machen aus Altreifen Universalschaum

Aerogel dient als Dämmstoff, Feuchtigkeitsschutz und auch zur effektiven Schallabsorption

Governor Janet Mills Signs Renewable Products Tax Credit into Law

New legislation will help Maine compete for a market share in the growing global bioeconomy

OSU research paves way to improved cleanup of contaminated groundwater

Bio-Based Hydrogel Beads Clean Up Contaminated Groundwater

From Greenhouse Gas to a High-tech Resource

At KIT, the NECOC research project is aimed at building a unique test facility for active reduction of atmospheric carbon dioxide

Vom Treibhausgas zum Hightech-Rohstoff

Am KIT entsteht im Forschungsprojekt NECOC eine weltweit einzigartige Versuchsanlage zur aktiven Reduktion des atmosphärischen Kohlendioxids

27 März 2020

TOP Innovative and sustainable ideas can’t be stopped by the Corona crisis! The winners of the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2020” are Air Vodka made from CO2, a biological methanation process as grid-scale energy storage solution and a direct air capture solution for CO2

At nova-Institute’s first online conferences on PtX and Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU), 50 speakers presented and discussed the future of aviation fuels and carbon dioxide as feedstock! www.co2-chemistry.eu

Henkel will reduce fossil-based virgin plastic by 50 percent

Company has set further ambitious packaging targets for 2025 to promote a circular economy

Bioökonomie in Lettland

Schon heute ist die Bioökonomie der größte und wichtigste Wirtschaftssektor Lettlands - den Weg in eine noch stärkere Bioökonomie soll die 2017 verabschiedete Bioökonomiestrategie weisen

DSM honors Professor Marc Hillmyer with the 2020 Bright Science Award in materials sciences

The jury selected Professor Hillmyer because of the scientific breadth and depth of his work and its relevance to the advancement of bio-based and circular materials

Next Five Years Could be Pivotal for Bioplastics

Bioplastics industry is yet to take off and the sector is littered with bankruptcies - but the situation is beginning to change

Ein Partydrink aus Kohlendioxid

Wie versucht wird, CO2 aus der Luft zu holen und zu nutzen

Made to degrade (Eventually)

Osaka researchers developed a transparent plastic mainly from cellulose nanofibers and starch obtained from plants, that degrades in marine environments

Biomass’ Role in Europe’s Green Deal

Along with the Green Deal, the European Commission announced a very ambitious goal: Climate Neutrality by 2050

Nachwachsende Materialien für leichte Konstruktionen

Neue technische Bio-Verbundwerkstoffe für Automobil- und Elektroindustrie

26 März 2020

TOP Verbundprojekt EvaChem – Stakeholder-Workshop am 14. Mai 2020 in Köln

+++Update – Der Workshop findet ausschließlich als Online-Webinar statt++++ Aufgrund der aktuellen Situation und zum Schutz der Gesundheit aller haben wir beschlossen, ein Online-Webinar zum EvaChem Stakeholder-Workshop (14. Mai) anzubieten. Weitere Informationen finden Sie demnächst auf der Website des Projekts. Die Anmeldung ist ab sofort möglich: www.nova-institute.eu/evachem/workshop

Closing the Carbon Cycle to Stop Climate Change

Researchers at TIFR have developed a new catalyst system where metal nanoparticle active sites were replaced with defects as catalytically active sites

Den Kohlenstoffkreislauf schließen, um den Klimawandel zu stoppen

Defekte in Nanosilika können die Erde vor der globalen Erwärmung retten

AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac

Group has joined the PulPac Technology Pool and thereby gets unique access to optimised processes for putting fully fibre based and renewable single-use products on the market

Symposium beleuchtet Wachstumschancen für nachhaltige biobasierte Wirtschaft

Erstes Symposium „Blaue Bioökonomie in Norddeutschland“ an der Kieler Universität mit rund 80 Teilnehmenden aus Wissenschaft, Industrie, Politik und Verbänden

In stressful times, some good news

This legislation to help Maine compete for a market share in the growing global bioeconomy

BMEL legt Waldschadenszahlen vor

Keine Entlastung für 2020 in Sicht

More rapeseed meal in compound feeds despite declining production

UFOP Chart of the week (12 2020)

Clariant: Kooperation mit Floreon bei Biopolymer-Anwendungen

Erweiterte Materialperformance bei Biopolymeren, basierend auf Floreon's hauseigenem Wissen um Verbraucherwünschen entgegenzukommen

Clariant and Floreon announce collaboration to expand high-performance biopolymer applications to additional markets

Enhanced material performance of biopolymers based on Floreon’s proprietary know-how to meet demanding material requirements

SuperFOIL doesn’t leave ‘mushroom’ for improvement with recycled plastic insulation

We have worked closely with Texfelt to create a unique insulation product for mushroom polytunnels

25 März 2020

EUBP raises concerns over biased EASAC report on bio-based and biodegradable plastics

Statements implicitly lead to some very questionable recommendations to EU institutions and citizens

YC graduate Genecis Bioindustries turns food waste into compostable plastics

Company is working on technologies to solve another major problem: climate change

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft erstellt Wasserstoff-Roadmap für Deutschland

Nationale Strategie Wasserstoff (NSW) der Bundesregierung will die wesentlichen Eckpunkte für die Entwicklung einer Wasserstoffwirtschaft ausarbeiten

Clover Sonoma Advances Social and Environmental Impact with B Corporation Recertification and New Fully Renewable Milk Carton

Company's new packaging will be available on shelves this summer in its organic half gallon and quart milk cartons

Umwelt: Statt Einwegverpackungen aus Plastik setzt das Studentenwerk Würzburg auf biologisch abbaubare Materialien

Sieht aus wie Plastik - ist es aber nicht!

DOE offers $25 million for plastics recycling R&D

BETO issued a joint funding opportunity announcement on March titled “BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to Keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment.”

Building a lemon bioeconomy with green technology

Italy wants to open the route to a broader and richer economy for lemons, well beyond its conventional markets

Sekab and Vertoro to build large-scale demonstration plant to produce a new platform for sustainable fuels, chemicals, and materials

Production is expected to start in about a year and deliver biofuel to the shipping sector as a first off take for this lignin ethanol oil product

Spinnenseide zur Heilung von Knochen und Knorpel

Orthopäden des Universitätsklinikums Bonn erforschen neuartige Biomaterialien für die Geweberekonstruktion

24 März 2020

nova experts introduced: Andreas Kesenheimer

New head of the IT department.

TOP Sateri Achieves Breakthrough in Commercial Production of Viscose Using Recycled Textile Waste

Forging Ahead with Circular Bioeconomy