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12 Dezember 2018

European Bioeconomy Strategy Update: A Necessary Re-focus

Bioeconomy Strategy aims to make UK world-leader by 2030

Team converts wet biological waste to diesel-compatible fuel

University of Illinois researchers using hydrothermal liquification

Jetzt wird Schweinegülle zu Diesel-Treibstoff

US-Wissenschaftler der University of Illinois nutzen Technik der hydrothermalen Verflüssigung

UPM and LSB speak out over finalised REDll policy

Advanced biofuels are now definitely recognised as a fast-track route to decarbonisation of transport across the EU

Biome receives further grant funding to support project aimed at eliminating plastic waste

New development programme is intended to preparing a new generation of polymers with improved functionality

Bringt organischer Redox-Speicher den Durchbruch?

Der Spezialist für Redox-Flow-Batterien, „CMBlu“, will mit dem Autozulieferer Schaeffler eine neue Speichertechnologie auf den Markt bringen: Organic Flow

KaiCell Fibers makes the bioeconomy protagonist in the Independence Day of Finland

KaiCell Fibers’ strive is to develop value-added bio-products

Zirkuläre Kunststoffwirtschaft: Fraunhofer-Cluster of Excellence »Circular Plastics Economy«

Fünf Fraunhofer-Institute wollen am Beispiel Kunststoff aufzeigen, wie Energie- und Materialströme einer Wertstoffkette in eine zirkuläre Wirtschaftsform überführt werden können

11 Dezember 2018

Carbolice announces official launch of Evanesto

Innovative enzymated masterbatch called Evanesto offers a totally biodegradable solution for PLA

New strength and safety tests pit timber against concrete and steel

Tests show that timber buildings have got quite a large capacity to resist progressive collapse

IfBB bei 13th European Bioplastics Conference: neue Marktzahlen 2018, Reststoffnutzung und Plasmafunktionalisierung für Biowerkstoffe

Neue Ausgabe von „Biopolymers – facts and statistics 2018“ veröffentlicht aktuelle Daten zu Markt, Rohstoff-, Wasser- sowie Flächenbedarf

Raising the youth’s awareness on the bioeconomy: the Think Biobased Challenge

It should be one of our primary goals for the children of the future to raise their awareness on the opportunities the bioeconomy can provide

Dutch company completes world’s first prefab house built of Cannabis

Dun Agro claims to be able to build 500 houses per year and easily scale up in case demand increases

Stora Enso and startup Sulapac have joined forces to develop renewable and biodegradable straws

The demo, which targets production on an industrial scale, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones

Coffee sunglasses, cotton biofuel cells, evolving yeasts, biobased boat stickers, microalgae chemicals, potato plastic, bioplastic shoes: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 5th

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of December 5th

10 Dezember 2018

New market data: The positive trend for the bioplastics industry remains stable

Global bioplastics production capacity is set to increase from around 2.1 million tonnes in 2018 to 2.6 million tonnes in 2023

European Bioplastics: Neue Marktdaten – Biokunststoffindustrie wächst stabil

Produktionskapazitäten für Biokunststoffe werden in den kommenden Jahren von rund 2,11 Millionen Tonnen im Jahr 2018 auf etwa 2,62 Millionen Tonnen bis 2023 ansteigen

Don’t quibble with a gribble: why a curious crustacean could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

Discovery brings researchers a step closer to identifying cheaper and more sustainable tools for converting wood into low carbon fuel

Think Biobased Challenge

For a transition to a Biobased Economy we need brilliant minds to develop innovative teaching materials that can be used to draw attention

Home sweet (hemp) home

Biobased materials are seeing ever more use in the construction sector, which needs to become more sustainable

Plastiksackerlverbot passiert den Ministerrat: Verbot ab 2020 geplant

Österreich: Am Mittwoch hat das von der Bundesregierung angekündigte Totalverbot von Plastiksackerln ab 2020 den Ministerrat passiert

Global Bioenergies receives letters of intent for purchases covering the capacity of its first plant project, IBN-One, a joint venture with Cristal Union

The letters of intent come from the cosmetics, specialty fuels, road fuels and air transport industries

Great strides for carbon capture using earth-abundant elements as photocatalytic system

Researchers at Tokyo Tech have designed a CO2 reduction method based only on commonly occurring elements

7 Dezember 2018

Aakar Innovations win the 13th Global Bioplastics Award

Indish company enables women to produce and distribute affordable, high-quality, 100% compostable sanitary napkins

TOP Total Corbion PLA starts-up its 75,000 tons per year bioplastics plant

Rayong plant will produce a broad range of Luminy® PLA resins from renewable, non-GMO sugarcane sourced locally in Thailand

TOP Total Corbion PLA: PLA-Komplex in Rayong gestartet

Neue Betriebsstätte will ein umfangreiches Sortiment der Luminy® PLA Harze aus regionalem, nachwachsenden GMO-freien Zuckerrohr herstellen

Startschuss für die “Bio-Agenda”

BMBF und BMWi starten mit einem Expertengespräch die Erarbeitung der "Bio-Agenda"

Limerick running buddies pull the last straw with biodegradable products

Irish company Ecostraws supply biodegradable drinking straws and cutlery

Biodiesel by-product helps fuel come clean

A compound made from the glycerol by-product of biodiesel production could promote cleaner burning in vehicle engines

What Will it Take?: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide ABLC Guide to Policies for the Biofuture Take-off

Dr. Paolo Frankl, Head Renewable Energy Division of the IEA, gave this illuminating presentation at the Biofuture Global Cooperation Forum, part of ABLC Global 2018 in San Francisco

Top 4 Techs: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Carbon Capture, Gas-to-Liquids, Bio-Based Ethylene Glycol, Biomass to Commodity Chemical Application

EPIC Modular Process prepared this illuminating overview of what it sees as the top four types of process technologies developing and deploying now.

6 Dezember 2018

Comments on WHO’s Critical Reviews of CBD and Extracts and Tinctures of cannabis, and EIHA recommendations to WHO on low-THC preparations from industrial hemp

EIHA formally objects to the reasoning of the Experts

New report global bio-based polyethylene terephthalate market

The global bio-PET market is expected to grow at the CAGR of 20.8% from 2018 to 2026

Fungi convert waste material into food, fuel and feed

Researchers at the University of Borås are developing methods for growing fungi on material that would otherwise have become waste

Forscher entwickeln Raffinerie für Biokunststoffe

Bioraffinerie der Universität Hohenheim will Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) aus Chinaschilf gewinnen

Welcome to the 12th newsletter of the RoadToBio project

In this newsletter, we will talk about deliverable D2.4 “Ways to overcome regulatory and acceptance hurdles”, as one piece in the puzzle on our way

Carbon2Chem-Experten beraten über CO2-Nutzung in der Industrie

"2. Konferenz zur nachhaltigen chemischen Konversion in der Industrie" brachte ein großes Konsortium aus Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft zusammen

Algae Testbed Experiment Yields Data Useful for Future Projects

Researchers established identical raceway-style ponds in five outdoor locations to cultivate and harvest three strains of algae during the four seasons

More sustainable: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide ABLC Guide to intensification response & landscape design in bioenergy production

How can marginal land be best utilized? John Field of the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory gave this illuminating presentation at ABLC Global 2018 in San Francisco

The 10 Most Innovative Bioeconomy CEOs in 2018 – Now choose the number 1

Il Bioeconomista has asked a panel of world bioeconomy experts to tell us the Chief Executive Officers that have stood out as the most innovative during the last year

5 Dezember 2018

nova-Institute announces new market study on bioplastics with latest data for 2018

Winter special value pack: Get our current report with data for 2017 and receive the upcoming 2018 report for free

nova-Institut kündigt neue Marktstudie zu Biokunststoffen mit den aktuellsten Daten für 2018 an

Winteraktion: Kombipaket mit Daten für 2017 und 2018 bis zum 31. Dezember zum halben Preis

Valorisation of Wood Side Streams

nova-Institute supports efforts to improve side stream valorisation practices in the European wood processing industry to foster the material cascade principle

Canada’s Bio-Economy to Develop New National Occupation Standards

New project to improve labour market information available to the industry, enhance skills recognition and improve recruitment

Brightmark Energy Announces Major Investment in Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-to-Fuel Plant

RES Polyflow, Ohio-based energy technology company innovated the process for converting plastics directly into transportation fuel and other products

SKZ: Dem Lebensmittelverderb aktiv entgegenwirken – Forschungs­pro­jekt „Biofolien als antimikrobielle Elektrete“

Wenn es um die Verpackung von Produkten mit kurzen Lebenszyklen geht, besitzen Biokunststoffe ein enormes Zukunftspotenzial

New guidelines on cascading use fail to meet expectations of EU’s new Bioeconomy Strategy

The guidelines should be aligned with the new EU strategy to make the bioeconomy more circular

What can you make from the world’s strongest thread?

TechMark Arena is a transdisciplinary academy that brings together master’s students from various backgrounds in order to work on a common theme

UPM strengthens the foundations of the bioeconomy with a new biodiversity commitment

The aim of the commitment is to continuously improve the diversity of UPM's own forests in Finland

Report: Pro-innovation policies, biotech advances are linked

The fifth edition of the Building the Bioeconomy report shows the correlation between economies with pro-innovation policy frameworks and those achieving strong biotechnology outputs