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22 Februar 2018

European Bioeconomy in Figures 2008 – 2015

2.3 trillion Euro turnover and 18.5 million employees in the European Bioeconomy in 2015 – Continuous increase of 10% since 2008136 views

20 Februar 2018

Huge innovation or dead end? CRISPR/Cas9 in the bioeconomy

nova Session on "Potential of Gene Editing & CRISPR/Cas9 for the Bio-based Economy", 6 March 2018105 views

19 Februar 2018

33 Presentations and 7 valuable Comments on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers

6th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers172 views

1 Februar 2018

TOP Revolution in Food and Biomass Production

High-tech strategy for a sustainable biomass supply406 views

TOP Revolution in der Lebensmittel- und Biomasseproduktion

High-Tech-Strategien zur nachhaltigen Versorgung148 views

30 Januar 2018

Tenth Edition of the Bioeconomy’s “Who is Who” Directory to be Published – The Beeline to Suppliers and Partners in the Growing Bio-Based Business

The success story that is the International Directory for Bio-Based Businesses (iBIB) continues. Book your free two-page company profile for an unlimited time now162 views

Das “Who is Who“ der bio-basierten Ökonomie geht ins zehnte Jahr – Der Wegweiser zu Anbietern und Partnern im wachsenden, bio-basierten Geschäft

Die Erfolgsstory des „International Directory for Bio-based Businesses (iBIB)“ geht weiter – Buchen Sie Ihr zweiseitiges Firmenprofil kostenlos und zeitlich unbegrenzt77 views

23 Januar 2018

More Than Just a Dream. Climate-Destroying CO2 as a Feedstock for Fuels, Chemicals and Plastics

Current Research and Industrial Implementation Highlights298 views

Mehr als ein Traum: Klimakiller CO2 als Rohstoff für Kraftstoffe, Chemie und Kunststoffe

Highlights aus aktueller Forschung und industrieller Umsetzung117 views

17 Januar 2018

TOP The “Circular Bioeconomy” – Concepts, Opportunities and Limitations

The new nova paper #9 aims at highlighting the most important aspects related to bioeconomy and circular economy, clarifying some common misconceptions and addressing limitations656 views

7 Dezember 2017

TOP “Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)

The stand-out new applications for Natural Fibre and Wood-Plastic Composites (NFC and WPC) are GreenBente24 – boat from 80% renewable materials (DE), LignoLoc® – collated wooden nails (AT) and a fully bio-based pedestrian bridge (NL)591 views

TOP Innovationspreis „Biocomposite of the Year 2017″ verliehen

Für den herausragenden Einsatz von Natur- und Holzfaser-Verbundwerkstoffen (NFC und WPC) wurden gekürt: GreenBente24, ein Boot, das zu 80 % aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen besteht (DE), LignoLoc®, magazinierte Holznägel (AT) und eine bio-basierte Fußgängerbrücke (NL)318 views

30 November 2017

TOP nova Session “Gene Editing, CRISPR/Cas9 and more for the Bio-based Economy“

6 March 2018, Airport Cologne/Bonn687 views

Four-year project to develop an integrated solution for the recovery and conversion of relevant fractions from wastewater to make natural additives and bioplastics

AFTERLIFE, a 4 million € EU project focused on finding an integrated solution for the recovery and conversion of relevant fractions from wastewater235 views

27 November 2017

TOP Map of 224 European biorefineries published by BIC and nova-Institute

Biorefineries are the heart of the bioeconomy. Here, different types of biomass are fully utilised and transformed into a large variety of chemicals and materials1705 views

16 November 2017

TOP European biocomposite production reached 410,000 tonnes in 2017. Yearly growth rate is 3% – highest growth rate of 30% in new application fields

There is considerable interest in biocomposites from various parts of the industry639 views

TOP Die europäische Biokomposit-Produktion erreichte 2017 410.000 Tonnen. Jährliche Wachstumsrate von 3 % – höchste Wachstumsrate von 30 % in neuen Anwendungsfeldern

Das Interesse an Biokompositen aus verschiedenen Bereichen der Industrie ist groß263 views

Online toolbox for bio-based procurement to make buyers’ lives easier

Toolbox is designed to assist public buyers considering alternatives to plastics produced from fossil fuel based materials161 views

Der Online-Werkzeugkoffer, der das Leben von Beschaffern vereinfacht

InnProBio-Projekt verfolgt das Ziel, die öffentliche Beschaffung von biobasierten Produkten und Dienstleitungen zu erleichtern115 views

9 November 2017

TOP Natural fibre-reinforced plastics: establishment and growth in niche markets

More than 30 compound companies produce over 80,000 tonnes of granulates with wood and natural fibres in Europe 2017 – new producers with major growth plans984 views

TOP Naturfaserverstärkte Kunststoffe: Wachstum und Etablierung in der Nische

Mehr als 30 Compoundeure produzieren über 80.000 t Granulate mit Holz- und Naturfasern in Europa 2017 – große Wachstumspläne bei neuen Produzenten411 views

27 Oktober 2017

New high-value products from sugar beet pulp: Betafib® microcellulose fibres, arabinose and galacturonic acid

Successful pilot testing and creating new value chains – PULP2VALUE project enters its second stage450 views

25 Oktober 2017

Five-year EU flagship project to establish an innovative supply chain for FDCA and PEF

PEFerence, a €25 million EU project was officially launched Wednesday, September 20th 2017676 views

10 Oktober 2017

nova Session “Sustainability of first and second generation crops for the chemical and plastics industry – going beyond the food vs. fuel debate”

22 November 2017, 10:00 - 16:30 h, Terminal 1, Airport Cologne/Bonn324 views

Production of 400,000 t of Biocomposites in Europe for Construction, Automotive, Furniture and Consumer Goods

The Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC) will be the largest industry meeting on biocomposites worldwide, 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany460 views

9 Oktober 2017

Which implementation strategy is right for bio-based chemicals – drop-in, smart drop-in and dedicated ones?

Developing a roadmap for an increasingly bio-based European chemical industry284 views

29 September 2017

Current situation and trends of the bio-based industries in Europe

Pilot study by nova-Institute for BBI-JU599 views

Stakeholder-Workshop: Was treibt die Bioökonomie in Deutschland und der Welt an?

Der kostenlose Workshop wird am 7. November 2017 im Maternushaus in Köln stattfinden.  Uhrzeit: 10:00 – 16:00 Uhr237 views

8 September 2017

TOP First generation biofuels are just as sustainable as second generation – both show significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions

New study conducts quantitative and qualitative sustainability assessment of biofuels against the background of the EU’s REDII negotiations1102 views

TOP Biokraftstoffe der ersten Generation ebenso nachhaltig wie die der zweiten Generation – deutliche Reduktion von Treibhausgasen bei beiden

Neue Studie untersucht Nachhaltigkeit von Biokraftstoffen qualitativ und quantitativ vor dem Hintergrund der EU-Verhandlungen zur Erneuerbare-Energien-Richtlinie (RED II)371 views

7 September 2017

TOP Nominees for the Innovation Award “Biocomposite of the Year 2017” call attention to new technologies and application fields for biocomposites

The “Biocomposites Conference Cologne” (BCC) will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany603 views

TOP Nominierte für den Innovationspreis ” Biocomposite of the Year 2017″ zeigen neue Technologien und Anwendungsfelder für Biokomposite auf

Am 6. und 7. Dezember findet in Köln die „Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)” statt387 views

10 August 2017

China Rediscovers Hemp

Hemp has attracted attention among China's scientific, political and industrial communities1121 views

China erfindet den Hanf neu

Die chinesische Provinz Heilongjiang investiert massiv in Forschung und Entwicklung407 views

28 Juli 2017

Making the right choices – where are biofuels headed in Europe?

"Sustainable First and Second Generation Bioethanol for Europe – Opportunities for People, Planet and Profit ", international conference, 26 September 2017, Brussels264 views

27 Juli 2017

nova’s experts introduced: Dr. Oliver Arendt

Policy, Techno-economic evaluation, Markets314 views

26 Juli 2017

Biocomposites, wood and natural fibres as well as bio-based polymers at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

Composites going green808 views

Bio-Verbundwerkstoffe, Holz- und Naturfasern sowie bio-basierte Polymere auf der COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

Composites going green343 views

20 Juli 2017

Bio-Verbundwerkstoffe bieten Vorteile für Umwelt, Industrie und Verbraucher

Am 6. und 7. Dezember findet in Köln die „Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)” statt277 views

Biocomposites – Providing Benefits to Industry, Consumers and Environment

The Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC) will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany370 views

14 Juli 2017

MArginal Lands for Growing Industrial Crops – Turning a burden into an opportunity

EU research project MAGIC kicks off661 views

12 Juli 2017

Mapping European Biorefineries

A project of Bio-based Industries Consortium and nova-Institute1157 views

10 Juli 2017

Special für Bio-based News-Leser: “Materialien mit Zukunft” – Beilage im Handelsblatt

40 % Rabatt für unsere Leser bis zum 14. Juli254 views

nova wächst: Wir suchen einen Communications Manager (m/w)

Vollzeit, Standort Hürth bei Köln1394 views

6 Juli 2017

nova talk: bio-based materials in laboratory scientific instruments

Interview with Tine Zlebnik and Dieter Grotholtmann, ECHO, d.o.o LAT-Labor- und Analysen-Technik GmbH241 views

4 Juli 2017

TOP Commercialisation Updates On Bio-Based Building Blocks

Commercialisation and development of novel bio-based building blocks are discussed in detail in nova-Institute's new trend report1010 views

TOP Aktuellste Marktdaten zu bio-basierten Building-Blocks

Die Entwicklung und Vermarktung neuer bio-basierter Building-Blocks werden in einem neuen Trendreport des nova-Instituts umfassend diskutiert451 views

29 Juni 2017

nova’s experts introduced: Dr Ángel Puente

Life Cycle Assessments, Sustainability, Chemistry346 views

26 Juni 2017

RoadToBio: Roadmap for the Chemical Industry in Europe towards a Bioeconomy

The roadmap will specify the benefits for the chemical industry along the path from fossil-based industry towards a bioeconomy to meet the societal needs in 2030647 views

21 Juni 2017

Mehr Ressourceneffizienz durch Kaskadennutzung von Biomasse – von der Theorie zur Praxis

Endbericht jetzt frei verfügbar303 views