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20 Juni 2017

Newsflash BioProcess Pilot Facility (June 2017)

BPF considering expansion of the pilot plant with a 8m3 bubble column fermentor

Biotechnological Advances for Restoring Degraded Land for Sustainable Development

This review provides insights into such promising ways to harness biotechnology as ecofriendly methods for remediation and restoration

Anellotech starts Bio-BTX pilot production tests

The objective is to demonstrate steady control and operation of the reactor, stripper and regenerator fluid bed systems with continuous catalyst circulation

19 Juni 2017

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

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

TOP Finnish demo plant produces renewable fuel from carbon dioxide captured from the air

Aim of the Soletair project is to demonstrate the technical performance of the overall process and produce 200 litres of fuels and other hydrocarbons for research

TOP Fuels from thin air: drop-in liquid fuels from sky CO2, water and solar power

Helsinki region’s Smart & Clean project aims to achieve the most attractive zero-emission mobility in the world

Bioraffinerie: Forschungsprojekt Flippr2 startet in die Prozessintegration

Neues Bioraffinerieprojekt Flippr2 arbeitet an Realisierung einer Rohstoffdrehscheibe der biobasierten Industrie – wichtig für Unternehmen und interessant für den Wissenschaftsstandort

Who are the winners of the European Bio-Based Innovation Awards 2017?

Finnish company Paptic is opening a door for novel wood-based materials

Is there a future for biofuel in Europe?

Environmental NGOs want companies to switch to newer, ‘second-generation’ biofuels, which they say lead to less land use change

Neste deepens its knowhow on the circular economy – waste plastics now in focus

Among the most important new raw materials of the future that Neste is interested are residues from the forestry industry, algae, and waste plastics

Connecting Chains

Konstanz chemists demonstrate how the chain length of fatty acid molecules can be doubled


Konstanzer Chemiker zeigen, wie die Kettenlänge von Kunststoffmolekülen verdoppelt werden kann

16 Juni 2017

TOP Fuels from thin air: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Soletair technology

New power-to-liquid plant now has moved to the campus of LUT and and demonstrates the entire process chain

Cannabis als Medizin: Deutschland sucht Hanf-Anbauer

Zehntausende Deutsche könnten bald Cannabis als Medikament verschrieben bekommen. Doch um die Lizenz für den Anbau wollen sich zwei wichtige Anbieter nicht bewerben

Bauen mit nachwachsenden Rohstoffen im Sozialen Wohnungsbau

Prämiertes Vorzeigeprojekt: Wohnkomplex mit insgesamt 37 Mietwohnungen zeugt von umgesetzter Nachhaltigkeit

Biomass Pyrolysis Comes of Age

Markets for products from biomass pyrolysis are emerging and more technology providers are moving from demonstration to commercial scale

The Sexy 7: The bio markets and apps in PET, PX, PEF, PLA, PHA, PBS, and PE

200,200 downloads for the DOE’s classic report on value-added chemicals — but some hot molecules are missing!

Fungal Enzymes Team Up to More Efficiently Break Down Cellulose

Collaborative science initiative enables resolution of fungal protein complexes

14 Juni 2017

Scientists make biodegradable microbeads from cellulose

Microbeads from a sustainable source could potentially replace harmful plastic ones

A new approach to combatting anxiety states, pain and inflammation

Swiss researchers found a new way to influence the endocannabinoid system

Ein neuer Ansatz zur Bekämpfung von Angstzuständen, Schmerzen und Entzündungen

Schweizer Forscher haben neuen Weg gefunden, um das Endocannabinoid-System zu beeinflussen

What’s My Feedstock Worth? A primer for measuring bio-value

Owner or seller, you need to know the underlying value of a feedstock in the advanced bioeconomy

NatureWorks Licenses Plaxica’s Optipure® D-Lactic Acid Process Technology to Expand its Ingeo™ Product Portfolio

This investment is part of NatureWorks' long term strategy for leading the market with cost effective, functional biopolymers

KaiCell Fibers will take sustainability all the way from stumpage to market

An increase of wood haulage distance from 100 to 300 kilometres grows the carbon footprint by 200 %

Anellotech Announces First Successful Performance Test of its TCat-8® Pilot Plant

The test involved continuous injection of MinFreeTM woody biomass feedstock and production of BTX and other valuable chemical by-products

13 Juni 2017

KaiCell Fibers biorefinery venture in Paltamo

New innovative concept on several levels

From Carbon Dioxide to Ethanol

Synthesis of ethanol via hydrogenation of CO2 is an effective way to eliminate and use the environmentally harmful gas

Makin’ Money in Muddy Waters with a Magic Molecule

Wisconsin researcher converts biomass into three viable products, in one step

Kunststoff ist nicht umsonst so erfolgreich

Projekt Plast X will das Risiko durch Kunststoffe und mögliche Alternativen erforschen

UPM Biofuels gains the world’s first RSB certification for wood-based liquid biofuels

UPM Biofuels uses crude tall oil to produce both biofuels and biomaterials

How sustainable are biodegradable and plant-based plastics?

The scope of the world’s plastic problem goes beyond straining Earth’s finite resources; it is also a waste management issue

12 Juni 2017

Metsä Group softwood pulp to be used in LG’s loudspeakers

Aqvacomp’s new production facility will be starting up at the Rauma pulp mill in autumn

LIFE Best 25 Years Award für Bread4PLA

100% biologisch abbaubaren Kunststofffolie unter Verwendung von Abfallprodukten aus der Backwarenindustrie

CORDURA® Brand and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Launch New Eco-Efficient Textiles at Techtextil

Designers of apparel, footwear and gear will now have access to innovative durable performance fabrics that incorporate plant-based materials

Special BIC FLASH: Study on Access-to-Finance -Conditions for Investments in Bio-Based Industries

EIB and the EC are expected to announce further steps towards access-to-finance solutions for innovators in the Bioeconomy and Circular Economy sectors

Natural alternatives to rubber: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to novel, US-based rubber-producing crops

The world rubber demand is expected to grow from 12 million tons in 2014 to 30 million tons by 2030

3D printer inks from the woods

Printed 3D structures based on cellulose nanocrystals

3D-Druckertinte aus dem Wald

Gedruckte 3D-Strukturen aus Cellulose-Nanokristallen

9 Juni 2017

SuperBIO: funding for companies in your cluster active in biobased innovations

This project is open to any SME active in the biobased economy in the EU and H2020 associated countries

Climeworks launches world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air

Pure captured CO2 gas can at once be sold to customers in all key markets

Climeworks wäscht CO2 aus der Luft

Direct Air Capture Verfahren der Gebrüder Meier inzwischen kommerziell verfügbar

Carbon dioxide from flue gas v. Concentrated by-product chemical sources; and the impact of distribution costs on economic feasibility

Advanced Cryogenics CEO giving the Digest a special overview about developing economies

How the forestry sector can add $120 billion to global GDP

Nature's "oldest climate technology," providing carbon capture and storage services

Kamille, Melisse und Baldrian erfolgreicher anbauen

Zwischenstand im umfangreichen Demonstrationsprojekt Arzneipflanzen (KAMEL) des BMEL – Arzneipflanzentagung am 20./21. Juni in Schweinfurt

VIDEO: Croda prepares for bio-EO surfactants production

Croda explains why the company is venturing into the ECO project especially in bio-surfactants

Alternative Nutzung von Biogasanlagen – Wachse aus Biogas für die Kosmetikindustrie

Biowachse eröffnen vor allem in der Naturkosmetikbranche lukrative Anwendungsmöglichkeiten

8 Juni 2017

TOP Covestro achieves a breakthrough in research – Key chemical now derived from plants

Biomass as new raw material for aniline production - completely new process jointly developed with partners

TOP Covestro gelingt wissenschaftlicher Durchbruch – Wichtige Chemikalie jetzt aus Pflanzen

Biomasse als neuer Rohstoff zur Produktion von Anilin - komplett neues Verfahren mit Partnern entwickelt

Former U.S. Department of Energy Official Joins CO2 Sciences Board

Dr. Williams will be a key voice and adviser in the organization’s mission throughout the world

Verarbeitungsdaten zu Biokunststoffen auf breite Plattform gestellt

Alle Ergebnisse in spezieller Datenbank erfasst - Zusammenfassung im "Leitfaden zur Verarbeitung von Biokunststoffen“ veröffentlicht