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12 März 2019

Women Who are Changing the Game in Biotech

The theme of this year’s IWD, #BalanceforBetter, is reflected in the exceptional women in biotech who are advancing cutting-edge science, business and innovation

11 März 2019

Natural biopolymers – the sustainable almost-all-rounders

Sustainable products and processes for fibres of the future are being developed at the DITF Denkendorf

Natürliche Biopolymere – die nachhaltigen Fast-alles-Könner

DITF Denkendorf entwickelt nachhaltige Produkte und Verfahren für Zukunftsfasern

Biotechnology will take over Europe in September!

Preparations are already well underway for the European #BiotechWeek which, this year, takes place between 23-29 September

Breaktrough for Power-To-X: Sunfire puts first Co-Electrolysis into operation and starts scaling

Successful start-up and test run of a high-temperature co-electrolysis system at the Dresden site since November 2018

Durchbruch für Power-to-X: Sunfire nimmt erste Co-Elektrolyse in Betrieb und startet die Skalierung

Erfolgreiche Inbetriebnahme und erfolgreicher Testbetrieb einer Hochtemperatur-Co-Elektrolyse seit November 2018

Tiny fibers create unseen plastic pollution

Penn State researcher developed a biosynthetic and biodegradable fiber composed of proteins similar to silk

Nelson fisherman making a difference with beer-related plastic alternative

Biodegradable plastic cup alternative has been given $30,000 development kickstart and $10,000 cash prize as part of DB Export's marketing campaign

Nestlé clarifies its sustainable packaging vision

The Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences is exploring new paper-based materials and biodegradable/compostable polymers that are also recyclable, among other alternatives

8 März 2019

BASF at the Simac 2019 – Shanks made easy!

Company presented the newest material developments, targeted specifically on manufacturing optimized shanks for shoe

Power-to-X ist weltweit im Kommen

Erneuerbaren-Richtlinie RED II hat schon an verschiedenen Stellen erste Weichen gestellt, um diesen Technologien zum Durchbruch zu verhelfen

From research to consumers: unlocking new value chains for sustainable bio-based products

To exploit the bioeconomic growth potential, new bio-based products need to be market-oriented, as availability of suitable infrastructures is also essential

TePe GOOD™ – Nachhaltig GOOD für Zähne und Umwelt

Neue Zahnbürste TePe GOOD™ aus biologisch erzeugtem Polyethylen und Polyamid verfügt über höchste Qualitätsmerkmale

IIFPT develops biodegradable plates from coconut trees fallen in cyclone Gaia

Coconut tree powder plates will decompose easily and would help farmers dispose of the fallen trees in a profitable way

Sustainable material and process innovation at ISPO Munich

A growing number of brands and suppliers presented more environmentally friendly and low impact materials and production processes

UPDATE 1-Global palm output to rise in 2018/19 – analyst Mielke

Mielke said palm oil was undervalued at the end of February, and he expected prices to rise

7 März 2019

Global Bio Plastics Market 2019:- Braskem, NatureWorks, Novamont, BASF, Corbion, DSM, DuPont, Arkema, Kingfa, FKuR, Biome

Industry Production, Trends, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2023

Dünger aus Bagasse-Aschen

Einem deutsch-brasilianischen Forschungsverbund ist es gelungen, Dünger und Biopolymere aus Reststoffen der Zuckerrohrverarbeitung herzustellen

Biodegradable Mardi Gras Beads Update

Louisiana State University molecular biologist is confronting plastic pollution one necklace and doubloon at a time

Squid teeth could help make bioplastics and self-repairing clothes

Pennsylvania State researchers are finding that a protein in SRTs can be turned into fibres and films for making tough, flexible and biodegradable plastics

Kompuestos® obtains the OK Compost certification by TÜV Austria (EN13432)

Company is looking forward to complete its range of compostable solutions by the Q2 of 2019

BMEL veröffentlicht Förderaufruf „Biobasierte Beschichtungen“

Ideen zur Entwicklung von Farben, Lacken, Lasuren & Co. aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen gesucht – Spezifische Funktionen besonders gefragt

W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as partner

Shell joins as equity partner with Air Liquide, Enerkem, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam

6 März 2019

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Microalgae, environmental cleaners and food additives producers

Israeli company Algatech grow microalgae, producing the food additives astaxanthin and fucoxanthin, two carotenoids with positive health effects

Forscher gewinnen Cannabis-Wirkstoffe aus Bierhefe

Wissenschaftler haben Gene der Hanfpflanze in Bierhefe eingeschleust, damit sie THC und andere Cannabinoide produzieren. Das Experiment hat einen ernsten Hintergrund

Yeast produce low-cost, high-quality cannabinoids

Berkeley researchers engineered brewers yeast to produce marijuana’s main ingredients as well as novel cannabinoids not found in the plant itself

Lenzing und BILLA bieten “grüne” Alternative zu Plastiksackerl für Obst und Gemüse

Holzfasern der Lenzing AG statt Plastik: Innovatives Mehrwegnetz für Obst und Gemüse

Climate rewind: Scientists turn carbon dioxide back into coal

RMIT researchers using liquid metals as a catalyst to turn the gas back into carbon at room temperature

Treibhausgas: Forscher wandeln Kohlendioxid wieder in Kohle um

Wenn Kohle verbrennt, entsteht Kohlendioxid. Nun konnten Forscher diesen Vorgang bei Raumtemperatur wieder rückgängig machen

Lobster’s underbelly is as tough as industrial rubber

Membrane material’s properties could guide design of flexible body armor, new study suggests

How power-to-gas technology can be green and profitable

Economists map out economically viable path to renewables-based hydrogen production

Wie „Power-to-Gas“ umweltfreundlich und rentabel wird

Ökonomen zeigen profitablen Weg für Wasserstoffproduktion mit erneuerbaren Energien

5 März 2019

Smart biobased packaging to become tool in the fight against food waste

BIOSMART project is investigating approaches for integrating into fully bio-based flexible and rigid plastic packaging novel types of materials, surface treatments and more

Nouryon to supply new bio-based polymers to the personal care market

With Itaconix’s proprietary polymers to Nouryon's portfolio, customers to be enabled to create bio-based formulations without compromising on technical performance

Niederländisches Unternehmen stellt das weltweit erste Fertighaus aus Hanf vor

Dun Agro überzeugt mit Prototyp aus Hanfbeton - natürlich aus eigener Fertigung

bio!TOY – 1. Conference on biobased plastics for toys

27-28 March 2019, Nuremberg "ToyCity", Germany

bio!TOY: 1. Konferenz über Spielzeug aus biobasierten Kunststoffen

Die 1,5-tägige Konferenz findet statt am 27. und 28. März 2019, in Nürnberg, Deutschland

Gdańsk University of Technology Scientists Create Biodegradable Disposable Products

Invention could be used to replace disposable items, such as single-use cutlery

Shellworks turns discarded lobster shells into recyclable bioplastic objects

Project 'Shellworks' to transform shells of crustaceans into paper-like material as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics

Research uncovers potential sustainable refining method for lignin

Sustainable biorefinery heavily depends on the generation of value-added products, particularly from lignin

4 März 2019

New SENTIALL® Co-polymer Platform from Corbion to Unlock Value in Multiple Industries

Self-healing concrete application demonstrates how SENTIALL® biotechnology can leverage controlled release capabilities to enable unprecedented efficiencies

ABBAKoP: Konzept für den BMBF-Wettbewerb „Innovationsräume Bioökonomie“

Akteursplattform verfolgt den Ansatz, Bioökonomie ausgehend von jenen Standorten zu entwickeln, an denen Biomasse- und Restbiomassestoffströme ihren Ursprung haben

OETI develops certification for natural fibre products

Inspected Quality is targeted at small- and medium-sized enterprises who want to illustrate the regional, eco-friendly and high quality character of their products

CO2-Entnahme aus der Atmosphäre muss sicher und nachhaltig sein

UBA hält es für riskant, auf zum Teil unerforschte und unerprobte CO2-Entnahmetechnologien und anschließender Speicherung zu setzen

Saris From Bananas: TN Weaver Creates 25 Natural Fibers, Wins National Record!

The weavers of Anakaputhur weave beautiful saris out of banana fibres, whicht were manual extracted from banana stems

Grow your own bioplastic home, avocado-pit bioplastic, Arla and UPM’s wood-based dairy packaging, PHA bioplastic water bottle and more

The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of February 20th

German industry eyes massive imports of ‘solar fuels’ from Australia

Europe’s electricity sector is also showing interest in Power-to-X, especially for heavy industries

BDI: „Grüne Gase“ für Deutschlands Klimaneutralität

Auch der europäische Stromsektor zeigt Interesse an Power-to-X, insbesondere für die Schwer-/Stahlindustrie und den Fernverkehr