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21 Mai 2019

Golden Compound’s sustainable coffee capsule

Evaluation of sustainability according to VDI-4605 standard86 views

Die heimkompostierbare Kaffeekapsel von Golden Compound

Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung nach VDI-460565 views

16 Mai 2019

TOP Compostable sanitary pads from India, sustainable fibres from Finland and home compostable coffee capsules from Germany are the winners of the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2019”

For the 12th year in a row, the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year” has been granted to the young, innovative bio-based chemicals and materials industry. The award has been sponsored by InfraServ Knapsack and organized by nova-Institute (both located in Hürth, Germany)187 views

15 Mai 2019

Farmers and end users now benefit from a new database of industrial crops growing on marginal land!

The European Union's Horizon 2020 project MAGIC has reached a milestone by uploading a beta version of its Decision Support System for farmers and end users, showing marginal land and an overview of industrial crops suitable to be grown on this land82 views

13 Mai 2019

Paving the way to a bio-based future for the European chemical industry

EU project RoadToBio publishes roadmap160 views

7 Mai 2019

TOP The state of the European bio-based economy is very mixed, the market is in a critical phase

Interview with Michael Carus, CEO of nova-Institute, on the development of the European bio-based economy and a shift towards a renewable carbon economy395 views

2 Mai 2019

State of play of Central and Eastern Europe’s bioeconomies

Study to map information and to help establishing data-driven support for the development and implementation of national bioeconomy policies in the BIOEAST macro-region87 views

30 April 2019

Join us: nova-Session „EU Circular Economy and Plastic Policy”, 21 May 2019, Cologne

Want to know what’s really going on with the new European plastics policy? Join our nova-Session!157 views

11 April 2019

TOP Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2019” – you have the choice

The winners will be selected at the “12th International Conference on Bio-based Materials”, 15-16 May 2019, in Cologne, Germany536 views

8 April 2019

TOP Deep insight into the future of bio-based building blocks and polymers

nova Session “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Markets, Trends and Innovations”235 views

3 April 2019

Understanding your customer – In-depth psychological market research on bio-based products

Tailor-made consumer research services for bio-based producers342 views

2 April 2019

Natural fibres show outstandingly low CO2 footprint compared to glass and mineral fibres

nova-Institute updates its reference study for the automotive and insulation industry447 views

COSMOS event: Camelina & crambe oil crops as sources for medium-chain oils for specialty oleochemicals

28 May 2019, 9:30-12:30, Lisbon, Portugal (Side event of the 27th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition)105 views

Das nova-Institut sucht Verstärkung: Abteilungsleiter für die Abteilung „Nachhaltigkeit“ (m/w/d)

Standort Hürth, Festanstellung in Vollzeit (40 Stunden/Woche)446 views

21 März 2019

TOP Winners of innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2019” by Covestro and nova-Institute chosen

First-time innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2019” goes to Carbicrete (Canada) for cement-free carbon-negative concrete. The second winner is Nordic Blue Crude (Norway), with synthetic kerosene, petrol and diesel, and the third winner is b.fab (Germany) with an innovative biotechnology based on synthetic biology550 views

TOP Innovationspreis von Covestro und nova-Institut für die beste CO2-Nutzung 2019 verliehen

Der erstmalig verliehene Innovationspreis „Best CO2 Utilisation 2019” geht an Carbicrete (Kanada) für zementfreien Beton. Zweiter Preisträger ist Nordic Blue Crude (Norwegen) mit synthetischem Kerosin, Benzin und Diesel aus CO2 und der dritte Gewinner b.fab (Deutschland) mit innovativer Biotechnologie auf Basis synthetischer Biologie234 views

6 März 2019

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Platzieren Sie Ihr Banner und profitieren Sie von der hohen Sichtbarkeit der „Bio-based News“ – der ältesten und weitreichendsten Plattform in der Bioökonomie!106 views

1 März 2019

BIOFOREVER Workshop: Feasibility of a European Lignocellulosic Biorefinery

17 May 2019, 9:00-12:30 h, Room Adelheid, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany218 views

BIOFOREVER Workshop: In-Depth B2C Market Research and GreenPremium

16 May, 2019, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany. Part of the 12th International Conference on Bio-based Materials121 views

28 Februar 2019

TOP Trend Report on Carbon Dioxide-based Polymers – Technologies, Polymers, and Producers

Already more than 160,000 tonnes of CO2-based polymers on the market649 views

TOP Marktstudie über kohlendioxid-basierte Polymere – Technologien, Polymere und Produzenten

Bereits jetzt schon mehr als 160.000 Tonnen CO2-basierte Polymere auf dem Markt269 views

27 Februar 2019

TOP The “Top 6” candidates are nominated for the first innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2019”

The leaders of the CCU industry meet in Cologne650 views

TOP Das sind die „Top 6“-Kandidaten für den ersten Innovationspreis „Best CO2 Utilisation 2019“

Die CCU-Branche trifft sich in Köln237 views

20 Februar 2019

TOP Hitchhiker’s Guide to Carbon Capture and Utilisation

nova-Institute’s newest paper provides deep insights into all aspects of the use of CO2419 views

TOP Leitfaden für die Welt der CO2-Nutzung

nova-Paper bereitet das CCU-Konzept verständlich auf und zeigt, dass selbst die Nutzung fossiler CO2-Emissionen für CCU klare Umweltvorteile bringt269 views

11 Februar 2019

TOP 2018 was a very good year for bio-based polymers: Several additional capacities were put into operation

The new market and trend report “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities, Production and Trends 2018-2023”1191 views

TOP 2018 war ein sehr gutes Jahr für bio-basierte Polymere: Mehrere zusätzliche Kapazitäten wurden in Betrieb genommen

Markt- und Trendreport „Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities, Production and Trends 2018-2023“ erschienen492 views

nova experts introduced: Dr. Pia Skoczinski

Technology & Markets160 views

7 Februar 2019

Applications are welcome for the “Bio-based Material of the Year 2019″

Deadline for submission: end of February 2019312 views

Bewerbungen zum Innovationspreis „Bio-based Material of the Year 2019“ willkommen

Einreichungsfrist: Ende Februar 2019128 views

6 Februar 2019

A public report is available in the ReSolve project

Public report on ‘labelling requirements for hazard communication and ecolabelling possibilities for bio-based solvents’156 views

31 Januar 2019

Developing standards for bio-based industries

What are the current EU standards or other related issues that hamper the growth of bio-based products?334 views

30 Januar 2019

TOP Hemp becomes the world’s billion-dollar business – worldwide largest conference on industrial hemp in June 2019 in Cologne (Germany)

Join the global meeting place of the fast growing hemp industry in Cologne on 5 - 6 June at the “16th EIHA Hemp Conference”. For the second time, participants will vote for the “Hemp Product of the Year”675 views

TOP Hanf wird zum Milliardengeschäft – weltweit größte Konferenz zu Industriehanf im Juni 2019 in Köln

Besuchen Sie den globalen Treffpunkt der schnell wachsenden Hanfindustrie vom 5. bis 6. Juni in Köln auf der „16. EIHA Hemp Conference“. Zum zweiten Mal wählen die Teilnehmer das „Hanfprodukt des Jahres“434 views

17 Januar 2019

‘Royal COSUN Biobased Products’ introduced 100% bio-based rheology modifier, developed during PULP2VALUE demonstration project, for various consumer applications such as liquid laundry products

Sugar beet pulp accounts for approx. 13 million tonnes in Europe and is a major residual stream from the sugar industry422 views

15 Januar 2019

TOP Fermentable sugar as a raw material for the chemical industry: first generation as sustainable as the second – significant reduction in greenhouse gases for both

New study conducts quantitative and qualitative sustainability assessment of bio-based raw materials for the chemical industry810 views

TOP Fermentierbarer Zucker als Rohstoff für die chemische Industrie: Erste Generation ebenso nachhaltig wie die zweite – deutliche Reduktion von Treibhausgasen bei beiden

Neue Studie untersucht Nachhaltigkeit von bio-basierten Rohstoffen für die chemische Industrie, quantitativ und qualitativ420 views

8 Januar 2019

TOP In-depth psychological market research finds surprising insights into consumers’ mindset towards bio-based products

Deep-seated opinions, prejudices and contexts687 views

TOP Tiefenpsychologische Marktforschung kommt zu überraschenden Erkenntnissen über die Haltung von Verbrauchern zu bio-basierten Produkten

Fest verwurzelte Ansichten, Vorurteile und Kontexte624 views

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 free367 views

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 Preis189 views

3 Dezember 2018

TOP For the first time, CO2-based products and technologies will be honoured – Apply now!

nova-Institute and the material manufacturer Covestro will award innovative technologies and products in the Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) area with the “Best CO2 Utilisation 2019”384 views

TOP Erstmalig werden CO2-basierte Produkte und Technologien ausgezeichnet – Bewerben Sie sich jetzt!

Das nova-Institut und der Werkstoffhersteller Covestro werden innovative Technologien und Produkte im Bereich Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) mit der „Best CO2 Utilisation 2019“ auszeichnen222 views

Common language across the value chains of bio-based products – where are the real challenges?

Misunderstandings of terms can halter the growth of the bio-based economy as this unclarity on specifications of products can influence the decisions taken by companies and ultimately consumers to make the switch to these materials276 views

15 November 2018

Horizontal standards to deliver a better integration and support to bio-based industry

How can standards support the full deployment of innovation in the bio-based industry?192 views

13 November 2018

Carbon Capture, Hydrogen, Fuels for cars and aviation, Chemicals and Polymers as well as Mineralisation and Proteins

7th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers, 20-21 March 2019, Cologne, Germany301 views

9 Oktober 2018

Alternative proteins on everyone’s lips

The winners of the first "Future Protein Award": an insect bar, Proteins made from CO2 and Hemp protein – a guide to the future for modern consumers406 views

Alternative Proteine in aller Munde

Die Gewinner des ersten „Future Protein Award“: Ein Insektenriegel, Proteine aus CO2 und Hanfprotein – Wegweiser in die Zukunft für den Konsumenten von heute301 views

1 Oktober 2018

Biocomposites performing great – Not only for lightweight construction

Companies showcasing their bio-based products and solutions in the field of wood, cellulose, natural fibres and bio-based polymers at the “Bio-Based Composites Pavilion”, COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 in Stuttgart from November 6th - 8th539 views