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28 Januar 2015

TENCEL® – first medically tested fiber

FKT label is a reliable quality label for textiles that don’t release any irritating chemicals

TENCEL® – medizinisch getestet

FKT Prüfsiegel kennzeichnet Textilien, aus denen sich keine schädlichen Chemikalien freisetzen

Edeniq secures US$16 million in funding for cellulosic sugar production

Company's technologies efficiently break down biomass to liberate cellulosic sugars that can be converted into ethanol, chemicals, and other products

Kansai University, Teijin develops world’s first piezoelectric fabrics for wearable devices

Researchers created a flexible, transparent piezoelectric film by alternately laminating PLLA and optical isomer poly-D-lactic acid (PDLA)

Gesucht: Neue Ideen für den Leitmarkt Neue Werkstoffe in NRW

Ab sofort bis zum 14.04.2015 können Wettbewerbsbeiträge eingereicht werden

EPO Films: Bio-Plastics pioneered in Europe

Bio-plastics made from crops reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the consumption of non-renewable resource

FAO Director-General calls for global action to address food insecurity in conflict areas

'Paradigm shift' toward sustainable food necessary

QMILK Jahresrückblick: Textilfasern und Biokunststoffe für Alltagsgegenstände und Verpackungen

Ein Jahr voller Highlights für Wertschöpfungen aus Non-food-Milch

27 Januar 2015

Förderung transnationaler Forschungsprojekte in der Biomasseproduktion

Call for Papers: 16-Mio.-Ausschreibung richtet sich an 15 EU-Staaten

Amyris to enter the industrial cleaning products market

First products containing Amyris’s Myralene™ brand of renewable solvent to be distributed via leading auto parts supplier network in the United States

Short agro-industrial chains for bioproducts: Novamont and Coldiretti sign strategic agreement

Starting with cardoon in Sardinia

Kurze agroindustrielle Fertigungsketten für Bio Erzeugnisse: Unterzeichnung einer strategischen Vereinbarung zwischen Novamont und Coldiretti

Den Anfang macht die Distel auf Sardinien

Austria: 65 Mio Euro for Biotechnology

International research center acib to transfer innovations from nature into industry

Österreich: 65 Mio Euro für die Biotechnologie

Internationales Forschungszentrum ACIB will Innovationen aus der Natur in die Industrie übertragen

Green Biologics secures $76 million in debt and equity financing

Proceeds position company to deliver 1st commercial plant in U.S.

CPI work to transform food waste into Graphene and renewable hydrogen

Collaborative project titled ‘PlasCarb’ to reinforce Europe’s leading position in environmental technologies and innovation in high value Carbon

26 Januar 2015

Deutsches Exportgut Ökostromspeicher – ETOGAS errichtet erste Power-to-Gas-Anlage der Schweiz

Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil nimmt Demonstrationsanlage in Betrieb

UK: £3 million grant for cutting edge biotechnology

Scientists at The University of Manchester have been awarded nearly £3 million to develop new sustainable ways of manufacturing the chemicals used in thousands of our everyday products

Biofuel maker Gevo cuts staff to save cash

Workers at Luverne production plant were not affected

Biokunststoff im Höhenflug

Der Online-Marktplatz Öko- und Upcycling-Markt bietet eine große Auswahl an alternativen Biokunststoff-Produkten an

Confidence in biofuel and wood firing misplaced

Burning of wood in power stations and bio-ethanol and biodiesel in cars seems hardly contribute to saving CO2 emissions

Utrecht research: Increased biofuel production without indirect effects possible

Dutch University experts to propose a number of measures to prevent indirect effects

VIMS makes ocean-safe biodegradable ‘plastic’ from bacteria

PHA's can be fashioned into microbeads, as powder or melted and extruded, will biodegrade into marine environment

Staatssekretär Bleser: “Nachhaltige Bioökonomie ist eine Chance, von der Landwirte und Menschen in den ländlichen Räumen weltweit profitieren können”

"Wachsende Nachfrage nach Nahrung, Rohstoffen und Energie: Chancen für die Landwirtschaft, Herausforderungen für die Ernährungssicherung?"

23 Januar 2015

Anbau von Gentechnik-Pflanzen wird Ländersache

Barbara Hendricks (SPD) für lückenloses Verbot grüner Gentechnik in Deutschland

Vertellus to showcase high-end family of copolymers, advanced bio-based plasticizer technologies at NPE 2015

New technologies for next-generation sustainable solutions across the automotive, medical and wire and cable industries

REFERTIL survey questionnaire about biochar and compost

Support policy makers for the revision of relevant policies, setting up future bio-waste targets, quality standards and trading requirements

Bio – logisch oder was?

Rotho Babydesign bringt weltweit erste Biobadserie für Babys und Kleinkinder auf den Markt

ICA, API and SACMI, the Italian trident develops a 100% biodegradable & compostable capsule for hot beverages

API’s Apinat Bio can be processed for a broad range of applications, from shoes to packaging

New conversion process turns biomass ‘waste’ into lucrative chemical products

Researchers found a chemical catalyst and heat to convert lignin into valuable chemical commodities

Scientists degrade nappies using mushrooms

Mexican researchers found a way to compost diapers and to get coincidental a rich protein feed

Exhibitors in the ‘NPE2015 Startup Garage’ will offer innovations on the cutting edge of polymer technology

Selected thus far are twelve startups with promising developments in graphenes, bioplastics, recycling, 3D printing, and other technologies of timely importance

22 Januar 2015

Forscher wollen Carbonfasern aus Lignin zur Marktreife weiter entwickeln

Fasern aus Lignin könnten deutlich günstiger als solche aus fossilen Rohstoffen sein

greenshield organic™ introduces sugar cane-sourced bottles

Company has replaced petroleum-based PE bottles with Green PE, blended with PCR

BP’s exit from cellulosic ethanol: the assets, the auction, the process, the timing, the skinny

The complete details on BP’s exit and the considerable physical and intellectual assets available for acquisition, in part or in whole

Grüne Woche – Bioökonomie: Schwerer Sprung vom Labor in die Industrie

Bioökonomierat räumt Fehler ein: Bisherige Subventionspolitik verzerre den Markt

Förderung der Nachwuchsgruppen zu nachwachsenden Rohstoffen wird verlängert

BMEL ermöglicht vier Forschergruppen die Weiterführung ihrer Arbeiten

USDA deregulates Monsanto’s next-generation weed control trait technology

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans, Bollgard II® XtendFlex™ cotton traits closer to commercialization

Boeing and Embraer open joint aviation biofuel research center in Brazil

Collaboration supports Brazil’s role in developing sustainable biofuel, helps meet aviation’s environmental goals

Netherlands: Starters in the North see opportunities in bio-based business

Agricultural sector experienced a doubling of the number of start-ups

DSM to speak on bio-based materials at BioPlastics Conference

Company presentation to outline bio-based alternatives to oil-based products like EcoPaXX®, a high performance polyamide PA410 for use in engine covers

21 Januar 2015

TOP Market Study and Trend Reports on Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers in the World – Capacities, Production and Applications: Status Quo and Trends Towards 2020

Florence Aeschelmann, Michael Carus (nova-Institute) and ten renowned international experts

Internationaler Agrarministergipfel in Berlin: Über 70 Staaten für mehr internationale Zusammenarbeit zur Bioökonomie in der Landwirtschaft

Bundesminister Schmidt überreicht dem türkischen Minister Eker Botschaft für G20: "Chancen der Bioökonomie sollen Menschen in ländlichen Gebieten weltweit helfen."

Nachwachsende Ressourcen kommen an ihre Grenzen

Der Mensch sollte sorgfältig mit nachwachsenden Rohstoffen umgehen

Renewable resources reach their limits

Humanity should use planetary resources with care

Teknor Apex and Arkema team up to make housewrap film compounds with renewable content and wide choice of film permeabilities

Teknor Apex produces multiple compounds of its Terraloy® bioplastic with Arkema’s Pebax® elastomer, making possible a range of breathable films for housewrap

Bayer MaterialScience: New milestones in polyurethanes

World premiere at the European Coatings Show 2015 in Nuremberg

Bayer MaterialScience: Neue Meilensteine mit Polyurethanen

Weltpremiere auf der European Coatings Show 2015 in Nürnberg

Forscher tüfteln an Autoteilen auf Holzbasis

Fraunhofer IWM: Holzfaser-Composites zur Erzielung unerhörter Festigkeit

Report analyzes bioeconomy policy in the G7

German Bioeconomy Council study shows strategic significance of the bio-economy