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1 April 2020

TOP Novel bio-based alternatives from renewable resources – Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2020”

Due to the positive experience with its first online conference in March, nova-Institute will also host the established “International Conference on Bio-based Materials”, 12–13 May, 2020 ONLINE. The winners of the innovation award will be elected online by the conference participants.35 views

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?84 views

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 207 views

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/workshop63 views

24 März 2020

nova experts introduced: Andreas Kesenheimer

New head of the IT department.70 views

20 März 2020

TOP Your Chance to Join: nova-Institute’s 3-Day Online Conference on Aviation Fuels and Carbon Capture and Utilisation

50 Speakers Present the Future of Aviation Fuels and Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock online on 23-25 March 2020, 10:00 to 18:00 at least 200 to 300 Online Participants Expected213 views

17 März 2020

TOP Aviation fuels, CO2-based fuels and chemicals, PtX and CCU need conferences and meeting places for exchange – especially in times of the corona virus.

Unfortunately, nova won’t be able to hold the major conferences in Cologne next week due to general event bans in Germany: 1st European Summit on CO2-based Aviation Fuels (in cooperation with IASA), 23 March 2020 and the 8th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers, 24 – 25 March 2020167 views

11 März 2020

TOP Can the European Union’s kerosene demand be met by the amount of biomass produced in the EU?

The aviation summit is one day prior to the 8th edition of the established “Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers”, 24-25 March, 2020, Cologne, Germany. In order to make participation possible despite travel limitations, both conferences are also offered as a webinar.131 views

2 März 2020

TOP BioSinn – products for which biodegradation makes sense!

When does biodegradation makes ecological sense? Are there already suitable materials for such applications? What are the conditions in market economy?217 views

27 Februar 2020

TOP Commercialisation updates on bio-based building blocks – The exit of key players, restructuring of production capacities worldwide, a shrinking pool of new start-up companies but also burgeoning discovery and increasing production of new building blocks

UK-based chemical industry consultancy Tecnon OrbiChem and the nova-Institute release their latest “Commercialisation updates on bio-based building blocks” www.bio-based.eu/reports339 views

25 Februar 2020

TOP The “Top 6” candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2020”!

Vodka made from CO2. Biotechnological CO2 conversion to produce chemicals, polymers and methane. Synthetic fuels produced with CO2 captured from air and CO2-based consumer products. Everything and more is possible right now!570 views

20 Februar 2020

TOP Despite storm and virus warnings, 210 participants joined “1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres” in Cologne, Germany

With 210 participants and 15 exhibitors from 26 different countries, the first conference on cellulose fibres was a great success and exceeded all expectations. The focus of the conference was on markets, technologies and sustainability – and especially alternative cellulose feedstocks.373 views

3 Februar 2020

TOP Aviation fuels made from CO2 – Register now to be part of the coolest new thing on the way to low-emission air transport

1st European Summit on CO2-based Aviation Fuels, 23 March 2020, Cologne (Germany) on Sustainable Strategies & Solutions for Cleaner Air Transport218 views

30 Januar 2020

TOP Deep insight into a turbulent and growing market – Expert workshop on the global production of bio-based building blocks and polymers

nova Session “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities, Production and Trends 2019-2024”. A Workshop with leading biopolymer experts from Germany, the Netherlands and the USA. Join in, learn, discuss and share.433 views

29 Januar 2020

nova Experts introduced: Jutta Millich

Partnering – Dissemination & Communication – Conferences127 views

27 Januar 2020

TOP The global bio-based polymer market 2019 – A revised view on a turbulent and growing market

Turbulent times for bio-based polymers in 2019: PLA sold out despite expansion, as did PHA. Bio-based PP available for the first time, increased production of PBAT, PBS, bio-based PE, starch-containing polymer compounds and epoxy resins.830 views

23 Januar 2020

The PULP2VALUE project was awarded with the BBI award for the highest number of cross-sectoral interconnections

As coordinator of the project, Royal COSUN (NL) received the award from Philippe Mengal, BBI JU Executive Director on the BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2019160 views

16 Januar 2020

TOP Identifizierung der vorteilhaftesten Kombinationen aus Rohstoff, Syntheseweg und Zielmolekül – Stakeholder-Registrierung für Verbundprojekt EvaChem offen

Was sind die vorteilhaftesten stoff- und prozessbezogenen Kombinationen aus Rohstoff, Syntheseweg und Zielmolekül? Wann sind Biomasse erster und zweiter Generation oder CO2 am vorteilhaftesten? Und, für welche Synthesewege und Zielmoleküle bleiben fossile Rohstoffe von Vorteil?  260 views

10 Januar 2020

TOP Extended deadline to apply for the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2020″ – CO2 Value Europe joins as innovation award co-organiser

nova-Institute and the innovation award sponsor Covestro welcome CO2 Value Europe as the co-organiser of the innovation award. The programme promises an outstanding “8th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers”. Be part of the innovation from the very start – 200 to 300 participants are expected.264 views

TOP Verlängerte Bewerbungsfrist für den Innovationspreis „Best CO2 Utilisation 2020“ – CO2 Value Europe wird Co-Organisator des Innovationspreises

Das nova-Institut und Covestro als Innovationspreis-Sponsor, freuen sich, CO2 Value Europe als Mitveranstalter des Innovationspreises begrüßen zu können. Das Programm verspricht eine vielversprechende „8th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers”. Werden Sie Teil der Innovation und seien Sie ganz vorne mit dabei – es werden 200 bis 300 Teilnehmer erwartet.180 views

TOP Endlich! Die weltweit erste Konferenz zu Cellulosefasern findet vom 11.–12. Februar 2020 in Köln statt: „1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres“

Märkte, Technologien und Nachhaltigkeit stehen im Fokus220 views

TOP Finally! The world’s first conference on cellulose fibres will take place in Cologne on February 11–12, 2020: “1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres”

The focus is on markets, technologies and sustainability462 views

8 Januar 2020

nova Experts introduced: Raj Chinthapalli

Our market opportunities, price forecasts and competitive intelligence analyzer192 views

13 Dezember 2019

TOP Renewable Carbon Strategy on Chemicals and Polymers

The equivalent to decarbonisation in the energy sector is a transition to renewable carbon in the chemical and plastics industries441 views

5 Dezember 2019

TOP CO2 als Rohstoff für einen emissionsarmen Flugverkehr nutzen – das ist die Zukunft

Auf dem “1st European Summit on CO2-based Aviation Fuels”, am 23. März 2020 in Köln, geht es um nachhaltige Strategien und Lösungen für einen klimafreundlichen Luftverkehr.283 views

TOP Using CO2 as a raw material for aviation fuels is the cool new thing on the way to low-emission air transport

1st European Summit on CO2-based Aviation Fuels, 23 March 2020, Cologne (Germany) on Sustainable Strategies & Solutions for Cleaner Air Transport349 views

4 Dezember 2019

TOP Great response to announcement of first conference on Cellulose Fibres

Market leaders as sponsors and partners, 50 submitted abstracts and on everyone's lips. Market response is outstanding. Managing Director Michael Carus: “We have found a gap in the market and are looking forward to bringing together players along the entire cellulose fibres value chain – from dissolving pulp to textiles”.260 views

TOP Call for Abstracts – 13th Bio-based Materials Conference, 12 – 13 May 2020, Cologne, Germany ready for submission

Innovative companies to find markets for their new bio-based products and upcoming technological breakthroughs for a sustainable future396 views

3 Dezember 2019

TOP nova-Institute’s Winter Special – 30% discount on all market reports

From global overview to special subjects: Get the latest and outstanding market reports for a special price243 views

TOP nova-Instituts Winter-Special – 30 % Rabatt auf alle Marktstudien

Vom globalen Überblick bis hin zu Spezialthemen: Erhalten Sie die neuesten und besten Marktstudien zum Vorzugspreis183 views

20 November 2019

BT2i and nova-Institute join forces to offer multi-client program for technology and market intelligence on “Greener Plastics”

Companies can now profit from the long-standing experience of two leading European research institutes on innovation and technology219 views

19 November 2019

TOP Winners of the innovation award “Biocomposite of the Year 2019” show the amazing versatility of commercially available biocomposites

For the seventh time in a row, the “Biocomposite of the Year” innovation award was bestowed to producers and developers of innovative and new applications for biocomposites. The award ceremony took place at the world's largest conference on biocomposites: The “8th Biocomposites Conference Cologne”812 views

14 November 2019

In welchen Anwendungen ist biologischer Abbau als End-of-Life wirklich sinnvoll – Mitglieder für Experten-Beirat gesucht

Wann ergibt biologischer Abbau ökologisch Sinn? Gibt es für solche Anwendungen bereits die geeigneten Materialien? Wie sind die marktwirtschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen?246 views

31 Oktober 2019

nova-Experts introduced: Aaron Wilde and Katharina Raters

The design and layout Team350 views

nova-Experten werden vorgestellt: Aaron Wilde und Katharina Raters

Das Design- und Layout-Team213 views

30 Oktober 2019

TOP You have developed an innovative CO2-based product or established a disruptive technology for CO2 utilisation?

Then seize your chance and apply for the innovation award "Best CO2 Utilisation 2020"!412 views

TOP Sie haben ein innovatives, CO2-basiertes Produkt entwickelt oder eine zukunftsweisende Technologie zur CO2-Nutzung etabliert?

Dann nutzen Sie Ihre Chance und bewerben Sie sich für den Innovationspreis „Best CO2 Utilisation 2020“!250 views

TOP New International Conference on Cellulose Fibres

11 - 12 February 2020, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany273 views

TOP Neue internationale Konferenz zu Cellulosefasern – 1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres

11 - 12 February 2020, Maternushaus, Köln, Deutschland462 views

TOP 1st European Summit on CO2-based Aviation Fuels – Sustainable Strategies & Solutions

“Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers”, 24-25 March, 2020, Cologne, Germany323 views

23 Oktober 2019

TOP Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Biocomposite of the Year 2019” – Biocomposites are highly versatile: the choice is yours!

The winners of the innovation award “Biocomposite of the Year 2019” will be chosen at the “8th Biocomposites Conference Cologne”, in Cologne, Germany1536 views

TOP Sechs Kandidaten sind für den Innovationspreis “Biocomposite of the Year 2019″ nominiert – Biokomposite sind ausgesprochen vielseitig: Die Wahl liegt bei Ihnen!

Die Gewinner des Innovationspreises "Biocomposite of the Year 2019" werden auf der "8th Biocomposite Conference Cologne" in Köln ermittelt355 views

10 Oktober 2019

TOP Levulinic acid and succinic acid – A realistic look at the present and future of two versatile bio-based platform chemicals and their market development

Two new market reports published by nova-Institute shed light on the current and future market situation of these previously acclaimed promising bio-based building blocks1509 views

TOP Lävulinsäure und Bernsteinsäure – Ein realistischer Blick auf zwei vielseitig einsetzbare bio-basierte Plattformchemikalien und ihre Marktentwicklung heute und in Zukunft

Zwei neue Marktreports des nova-Instituts beleuchten die aktuelle und zukünftige Marktsituation dieser vielversprechenden bio-basierten Building-Blocks439 views

8 Oktober 2019

TOP Open Letter to DG Environment:  Which polymers are “natural polymers” in the sense of the single-use plastic ban?

“Single-use plastic ban” excepts bioplastics made from chemically unmodified natural polymers in the sense of the REACH definition of a not chemically modified substance842 views

What is the impact of agricultural mulch foils on terrestrial ecosystems?

In the “iMulch” project, funded by the EU and the German federate state North Rhine-Westphalia, scientists are developing new measuring methods to analyse the effects of plastics (micro and macro plastics) on soils and drainage waters279 views

Welchen Einfluss haben Mulchfolien in der Landwirtschaft auf terrestrische Ökosysteme?

In dem von der EU und dem Land NRW geförderten Projekt "iMulch" entwickeln Wissenschaftler neue Messmethoden, um die Auswirkungen von Kunststoffen (Mikro- und Makrokunststoffe) auf Böden und Drainagegewässern zu analysieren324 views

7 Oktober 2019

TOP Reducing the use of plastics without changing production technology?

130,000 t of biocomposite granulates are available for greening in Europe. World's largest biocomposites conference in November in Cologne (Germany)1369 views

TOP Weniger Kunststoffe ohne Änderung der Produktionstechnik?

130.000 t Biokomposit-Granulate sind für grüne Produkte in Europa verfügbar. Weltgrößte Biokomposit-Konferenz im November in Köln325 views

12 September 2019

TOP Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) is picking up speed. Leading conference on carbon dioxide as feedstock for fuels, chemicals and polymers calls for presentations

8th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers”, 24-25 March 2020404 views