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7 Dezember 2017

Biopolymere verarbeiten: Ionische Flüssigkeiten sind die Lösung

Wie Cellulose und Chitin mit ionischen Flüssigkeiten gelöst und verarbeitet werden, und welche Anwendungsmöglichkeiten das Verfahren bietet

6 Dezember 2017

Textile Industry in Desperate Need of Sustainable Sources

NC Partnering CEO Jukka Kantola elaborates on trends in textiles and what the bioeconomy can do there

Plastic waste: let’s put an end to it in 10 to 15 years

We need to rethink plastics: bring to the forefront that the end-of-life phase is as important as the design for its original function

Ölleinfasern – vielseitig einsetzbar

Dreijähriges BMBF-Vorhaben will aus problematischem Koppelprodukt einen industriell nutzbaren Faserrohstoff machen

HYDROSOL-Plant: Hydrogen from sunlight

Research group presents what is currently the largest test facility for splitting water

HYDROSOL-Plant: Wasserstoff aus Sonnenlicht

Forschergruppe stellt aktuell größte Testanlage zur solarthermischen Wasserspaltung vor

Bürogestaltung – nachhaltig und innovativ

FNR veröffentlicht Leitfaden für eine biobasierte Bürogestaltung

5 Dezember 2017

Bioplastics are making the difference

European Bioplastics Conference 2017 attracted over 330 senior executives and NGOs

Biobasierte chemische Bausteine mit einer Brücke zum Markt

EU finanziertes Projekt BIO-QED bietet mit seinen Demonstrationsaktivitäten den biobasierten Basischemikalien BDO und IA eine Brücke zum Markt

A bridge to market for bio-based chemical building blocks

With its demonstration activities, the EU-funded BIO-QED project provides bio-based bulk chemicals BDO and IA with a bridge to market

STEP Award: Electrochaea erhält Unternehmenspreis für biologische Power-to-Gas-Technologie

Cleantech-Startup aus Planegg erhält damit die dritte Auszeichnung innerhalb eines Jahres

Teaching Life a New Trick: Bacteria Make Boron-Carbon Bonds

Findings will lead to new and "greener" ways to manufacture drugs and other products

Natural oil metathesis: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Elevance Renewable Sciences

Elevance’s Frederyk Ngantung gave this illuminating update on Elevance’s progress and promise at ABLC Next in San Francisco

MEPs raise ambition on transport with ‘sustainable’ biofuels

MEPs in the industry, research and energy committee voted to increase targets on renewable energy from the Commission’s proposal of 27% to 35% by 2030

4 Dezember 2017

Global market for bioplastics to grow by 20 percent

Results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry

Weltweite Produktionskapazitäten für Biokunststoffe steigen um 20 Prozent

Laut aktueller Marktdatenauswertung von European Bioplastics setzt sich der positive Wachstumstrend der Biokunststoffbranche weiterhin fort

Novamont doubles production of biopolyesters

Company launched second phase of the project to redevelop the Mater-Biopolymer plant in Patrica

New: Biopolymers – facts and statistics, 2017 edition

„Biopolymers – facts and statistics 2016“ download for free

IfBB: Neue Ausgabe “Biopolymers facts and statistics” erschienen

„Biopolymers – facts and statistics 2016“ hier kostenlos erhältlich

Braskem’s sugarcane based bioplastic to be used to package Leafgro bags

Trinity Packaging awarded by Maryland's Montgomery County DEP compost facility contractor MES to convert Leafgro packaging to bioplastic

First batch delivered to L’Oréal by Global Bioenergies

Global Bioenergies announced delivery of a first batch of sustainable cosmetic ingredients to L’Oréal

Global Bioenergies liefert die erste Charge an L’Oréal

Global Bioenergies kündigt die Lieferung der ersten Charge eines erneuerbaren kosmetischen Inhaltsstoffs an L’Oréal an

Mossi Ghisolfi is for sale: Versalis, Total and Chinese industrial groups are interested

According to different rumors in Italy, Versalis and various European and Asian industrial groups would be interested in acquiring the Italian chemical company

1 Dezember 2017

UTIA awarded FAA grant to analyze biorefinery supply chains

Alternative jet fuels could grow opportunities in the southeast

Hanf: Die grüne Lösung für unsere Plastiksucht

Legalisierung des Anbaus von Nutzhanf lässt in den USA neue wirtschaftliche Möglichkeiten für diese vielseitige Pflanze entstehen

And the winner is …Maip Srl

Italian company earned the Global Bioplastics Award for a newly developed PHBH-Compound for ABB Light switch covers

Fraunhofer-Institut entwickelt neues Bio-Plastik aus Molke

Neuartige Verpackungsfolie steht nach jahrzehntelanger Forschung kurz vor der Markteinführung

Turning emissions into fuel

MIT-developed method converts carbon dioxide into useful compounds

Pollution to Products!

Efficient use of carbon is driven by carbon recycling technologies

Wie aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen chemische Produkte werden

Transregio InPROMPT wird nach Ersatz für das knapper werdende Rohöl gesucht – Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft fördert das Vorhaben für weitere vier Jahre

30 November 2017

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

6 March 2018, Airport Cologne/Bonn

The plastics problem: are natural alternatives doing more harm than good?

Advances in bioplastics mean they have ever more uses in packaging – but do they encourage a disposable culture?

Nachhaltige Textilinnovationen: Handtaschen aus Äpfeln

Neues Schweizer Label happy genie wirbt auf Kickstarter für vegane Mode-Accessoires

Seaweed could fuel 10% of US transportation needs, say scientists

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will develop tools and technology to advance the mass production of seaweed for biofuels and bio-based chemicals

Biomass will provide chemical compounds to elaborate PEF, additives and pharmaceutical ingredients

European project EnzOx2, under the coordination of CSIC, will develop new bio-chemical technologies based on the use of oxidative enzymes

Wie verhalten sich biobasierte Kunststoffe in etablierten Recyclingsystemen?

Vorstellung der Forschungsergebnisse zu PLA-Abfällen im Abfallstrom

Biofuture@COP23: Major countries agree to scale up the low carbon bioeconomy and develop sustainable biofuels targets

IEA / IRENA data finds bioenergy share in global energy mix must double in next decade to reach paris agreement temperature goals

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 wastewater

World Bio Markets returns in 2018 to focus on recent developments in the bio-based sector

Bio-based chemicals, bio-fuels and sustainable products

29 November 2017

TOP The Digest’s 2017 Guide to the 20 Top European biorefinery projects

Europe has become a hotspot for deploying advanced bioeconomy

ARLANXEO: Keltan Eco part of the official match ball for Soccer World Cup 2018

Rubber with bio-based ethylene extracted from sugarcane reduces carbon footprint

ARLANXEO: Keltan Eco im offiziellen WM-Fussball 2018

Gummischicht im Spielball von adidas aus biobasiertem EPDM-Kautschuk

New survey by Genomatica and ICIS: renewable chemicals will be in common use in five years

Survey covered topics including overall strategy and actions with regards to sustainable chemicals

Green Dot Blog: What growth in bioplastics industry means for investors and the economy

Large plastic companies have become interested in having a more sustainable option to offer companies and consumers

Efficient Conversion of CO2–H2O into Fuels

Xiamen University (China) researchers have developed an easy and highly efficient strategy for alkane production by using CO2 and solar energy

Congress and Tax Legislation: It is Not Just About Biofuels

Brent Erickson, Head, Industrial & Environmental Section, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, special to The Digest

IfBB bei 12th European Bioplastics Conference mit dabei

Marktzahlen, Anregungen zur Produktkommunikation, Nachhaltigkeitsbewertungen und Hintergründe zu abbaubaren Biokunststoffen im Meer

28 November 2017

TOP Industrial biotech sector calls for an ambitious revision of EU Bioeconomy Strategy

EuropaBio claiming a coherent and holistic policy and financial framework

Bio-Based Ester Polyols Offer High Performance for Flexible Foam Applications

New EMEROX® polyols are produced with a high renewable content

OEKO-TEX® Conducts One-of-a-Kind Consumer Textile Sustainability Study

More than 11,000 consumers around the world voiced opinions about clothing and home textiles