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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)432 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)215 views

30 November 2017

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

6 March 2018, Airport Cologne/Bonn188 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 wastewater205 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 materials1519 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 industry532 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 groß194 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 materials126 views

Der Online-Werkzeugkoffer, der das Leben von Beschaffern vereinfacht

InnProBio-Projekt verfolgt das Ziel, die öffentliche Beschaffung von biobasierten Produkten und Dienstleitungen zu erleichtern92 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 plans864 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 Produzenten353 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 stage397 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 2017626 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/Bonn293 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, Germany421 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 industry255 views

29 September 2017

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

Pilot study by nova-Institute for BBI-JU516 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 Uhr191 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 negotiations1035 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)312 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, Germany552 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)” statt340 views

10 August 2017

China Rediscovers Hemp

Hemp has attracted attention among China's scientific, political and industrial communities1013 views

China erfindet den Hanf neu

Die chinesische Provinz Heilongjiang investiert massiv in Forschung und Entwicklung361 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, Brussels232 views

27 Juli 2017

nova’s experts introduced: Dr. Oliver Arendt

Policy, Techno-economic evaluation, Markets281 views

26 Juli 2017

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

Composites going green749 views

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

Composites going green290 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)” statt233 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, Germany331 views

14 Juli 2017

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

EU research project MAGIC kicks off563 views

12 Juli 2017

Mapping European Biorefineries

A project of Bio-based Industries Consortium and nova-Institute1082 views

10 Juli 2017

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

40 % Rabatt für unsere Leser bis zum 14. Juli227 views

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

Vollzeit, Standort Hürth bei Köln1166 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 GmbH202 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 report906 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 diskutiert414 views

29 Juni 2017

nova’s experts introduced: Dr Ángel Puente

Life Cycle Assessments, Sustainability, Chemistry312 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 2030589 views

21 Juni 2017

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

Endbericht jetzt frei verfügbar271 views

19 Juni 2017

nova talk: Where do you see the bioeconomy in the future?

Interview with Mr. Gudbrand Rødsrud, Technology Director Business Development at Borregaard343 views

16 Mai 2017

TOP nova Session “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Markets, Trends and Innovations”, 24 May 2017

Register until Thursday, 18 May, 2017 www.bio-based.eu/sessions461 views

TOP “Bio-based Materials of the Year 2017” Announced

Winners are packaging materials based on agricultural residues from BIO-LUTIONS (DE), new generation paper bags from Paptic® (FI) and the first biotech raspberry fragrance from Phytowelt (DE)1497 views

TOP Der Innovationspreis „Bio-based Material of the Year 2017“ ist verliehen

Sieger sind das Verpackungsmaterial aus Reststoffen von BIO-LUTIONS (DE), die neue Papier-Tragetasche von PAPTIC® (FI) und das erste biotechnologisch hergestellte Himbeeraroma von Phytowelt (DE)450 views

8 Mai 2017

TOP Placing Your Bio-based Material on the Market – Standardisation Activities and Labels in Europe

Get the latest info on possibilities for feedstock, bio-based content and end-of-life options809 views

Verbesserter Marktzugang für Ihre bio-basierten Produkte – Standardisierung und Produktkennzeichen in Europa

Die aktuellsten Informationen zu allen Optionen für Rohstoffe, bio-basierte Anteile und Entsorgungswege349 views

26 April 2017

10 reasons to join the “10th International Conference on Bio-based Materials”

Cologne, 10 – 11 May 2017450 views

12 April 2017

The RED II Proposal and Its Impact on the Bio-based Material and CO2 Utilization Sector

nova-Institute analysed the new Commission proposal with a view on the bio-based materials sector and present the most important findings in a paper798 views

Der Kommissionsvorschlag zur Neufassung der Erneuerbare-Energien-Richtlinie (RED II): Auswirkungen auf bio-basierte Werkstoffe und CO2-Nutzung

Das nova-Institut hat den neuen RED II-Vorschlag der Kommission analysiert und präsentiert die wichtigsten Ergebnisse in einem Paper797 views

31 März 2017

TOP Bio-based polymers – a revolutionary change

The comprehensive trend report presents latest developments, producers, drivers and lessons learnt especially for PHA, PLA, PUR/TPU, PA and polymers based on furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and succinic acid (SA)1443 views