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12 Juli 2017

Studie: Erneuerbare Energie spätestens 2030 billigste Stromquelle

In der Hälfte der untersuchten Länder ist Strom aus erneuerbaren Quellen bereits seit zwei Jahren billiger oder gleich teuer wie Elektrizität aus Kohle- und Atomkraftwerken

How to power a bus on formic acid

Eindhoven University "Team FAST", consisting of 35 students, developed this so far unknown fuel all by itself

Biofuels beyond corn: The pathway from CO2, water and electricity to liquid fuels

Elctrofuels made from CO2, water and electricity - how close, how feasible?

Hard as construction steel, light as carbon, and yet all natural

Chemnitz scientists of the Federal Cluster of Excellence MERGE develop bio-based fiber-plastic-compounds for a future sustainable large-scale production

Fest wie Baustahl, leicht wie Carbon und trotzdem aus der Natur

Chemnitzer Wissenschaftler entwickeln am Bundesexzellenzcluster MERGE biobasierte Faserkunststoffverbunde als Vision für die nachhaltige Großserie

11 Juli 2017

CO2-neutral hydrogen from biomass

How to produce hydrogen from biomass is the subject of a joint research project by TU Wien and voestalpine

Evonik: Sport-Trinkflasche mit Nachhaltigkeitsfaktor

Taiwanesischer Produzent verwendet Evoniks Polyamid Trogamid Terra für seine neue Sport-Trinkflasche Ludavi

Focus will shift to security and greening the economy in last three years of Horizon 2020

EU research chief Robert-Jan Smits talks about the priorities for 2018 – 2020

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Verdezyne

CEO Bill Radany gave this illuminating update on Verdezyne and its milestones at ABLC 2017 in Washington DC

UPM tests Carinata sequential cropping concept as part of Biofuels future development

The Carinata crop produces non-edible oil suitable for biofuels' feedstock and protein for animal feed

Entzündungshemmende Birkeninhaltsstoffe nachhaltig nutzen

Interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt unter Leitung der CAU untersucht Methylsalicylat-Gehalte verschiedener Birkenarten

10 Juli 2017

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

40 % Rabatt für unsere Leser bis zum 14. Juli

Project for the construction of a PDO/BA production plant on the Carling Saint-Avold platform (Moselle)

Agreement with TOTAL Développement Régional (TDR) and TechnipFMC to carry out the preliminary engineering studies

Biobasierte Mode macht Textilindustrie nachhaltiger

Bioökonomierat ruft anlässlich der Berliner Modewoche zu mehr Nachhaltigkeit in der Modeszene und einem bewussteren Konsumverhalten auf

BASF: Sustainable manufacture of palm oil is possible

Factories at Gebze (Turkey) and Dahej (India) received Supply Chain Certificate of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Conversion of loblolly pine into BTX progresses with Anellotech’s first successful performance test at pilot plant

"This operating milestone is the outcome of three years of collaborative design, project management, construction, and start-up work."

DuPont and Bock Announce Strategic Partnership, Expanding Biogas Enzymes Distribution Footprint

DuPont intends to provide its OPTIMASH® AD-100 enzyme biotechnology to Bock for distribution of the biogas enzymes to customers across the United Kingdom

Fuel and chemicals from plant waste

How practical and environmentally friendly it would be if fuel could simply be manufactured from plant waste

Benzin und Chemikalien aus Pflanzenresten

Wie praktisch und umweltfreundlich es doch wäre, wenn man Treibstoff ganz einfach aus Pflanzenresten herstellen könnte

nova wächst: Wir suchen neue Mitarbeiter/innen für die Bereiche Bioökonomie, Biotechnologie, IT und Dissemination

Vollzeit, Standort Hürth bei Köln

7 Juli 2017

Bioeconomy: Tomorrow’s bio-products are made in Finland

Finnish forests has proved to be an incredibly versatile source of raw material for new bio-products

Triodos: die erste Bank, die ihre Kreditkarte auf Bio-Kunststoff umstellt

Deine nächste Kreditkarte könnte aus Polymilchsäure bestehen, denn jetzt will die erste Bank weg vom fossilen Plastik. Bei Millionen von Plastikkarten eine gute Idee

Genomatica delivers on plant performance guarantees

Novamont confirms Bottrighe plant meets performance parameters

Tasty Energy Treats You Can Make From Brownies

Hydrocarbon oils from Botryococcus braunii algae to be researched as a renewable fuel source

Marine Litter – Time to clean up our act

Brand owners, converters and the fishing sector are coming together to recycle plastic waste from the sea. Are we finally ready to take responsibility for the mess we created?

From Coal-fired CO2: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to capturing flue gas via microalgae

Tryg Lundquist, CTO of MBE gave this illuminating overview of the project at the recent DOE workshop on algae-based carbon capture technologies

Conducting Shell for Bacteria

Coating of individual bacterial cells with an electron-conducting polymer provides for a high-performance anode for microbial fuel-cell application

Elektrisch leitende Hülle für Bakterien

Wenn die stromerzeugenden Bakterienzellen mit einem leitfähigen Polymer beschichtet werden steigt die Leistung von mikrobiellen Brennstoffzellen erheblich

6 Juli 2017

New BIC position paper “The BBI JU – An Institutional PPP supporting the Bioeconomy Strategy

Position paper describes the current and future impacts and helps creating new markets for bio-based products

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High-Tech-Drohnen als Förster: Ein neuartiges Drohnensystem hilft beim Kampf gegen das Waldsterben

Inside story: Synvina – the joint venture of BASF and Avantium

BASF veteran Patrick Schiffers giving an exclusive insight into this partnership

Recommendations towards the EU Plastics Strategy regarding bioplastics

Covered issues showing the complexity of EU Roadmap initiative and the need to incorporate the entire value chain from feedstock to waste management

N-butanol and beyond: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

CEO Sean Sutcliffe gave this illuminating overview of the company’s progress and promise at ABLC 2017 in Washington DC

Start-up of Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill to begin in August 2017

The new wastewater treatment plant has already started up with wastewater from the Äänekoski integrated mill site

Capturing CO2: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Algae-based CO2 sequestration

A selection of key slides on Carbon Capture and Sequestion with relation to algae-based technologies  

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 GmbH

5 Juli 2017

TU Munich: Bio-fuel from waste

Zeolite catalysts pave the road to decentral chemical processes

TU München: Biosprit aus Abfällen

Zeolith-Katalysatoren ebnen den Weg für dezentrale chemische Prozesse

BIO Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of Renewable Chemicals Tax Credit

New legislation will help U.S. companies capture their fair share of worldwide growth in renewable chemical production

EU increases its commitment to funding the circular economy and bioeconomy sectors

New study giving recommendations to address funding gaps and specific needs of project promoters in the bioeconomy sector

In search of lowest cost hydrocarbons: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Global Bioenergies

CEO Marc Delcourt gave this illuminating overview of the company’s progress and promise at ABLC 2017 in Washington DC

Things to do with lignin: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Upgrading Biorefinery Waste to chemicals and hydrogen

The hope? To generate additional biorefinery revenue stream and reduce the cost of biofuels to be competitive with petroleum fuels

Faces of the Bioeconomy: 4 Minutes with Marcel van Berkel

An Interview with Marcel van Berkel

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 report

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 diskutiert

Bioplastics: the project Bread4PLA selected as one of the two best LIFE in the category of Environment of the 25 years of the programme

Recovery of wastes from bakery to result in new packages to be used in the same sector

Trend: Naturfasern in der Automobilindustrie

Besonders die Hanffaser ist für den Bau von Karosserieteilen geeignet

The bioeconomy – buzzword or future concept?

Research project at the University of Freiburg combines forestry know-how with political science methodology in order to sound out the bioeconomy

Die Bioökonomie – Modewort oder Zukunftskonzept?

Forschungsprojekt der Universität Freiburg verbindet forstliches Know-how mit politikwissenschaftlicher Methodik, um der Bioökonomie auf den Zahn zu fühlen

Aux Farms, Citoyens! France’s Bioeconomy Plan is a stirring call to action on jobs, climate, innovation

Digested version not only as summary of activities in France, but as a model of what a cogent national strategy can look like