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14 März 2019

A workshop to understand the needs of the Bioeconomy: what do stakeholders want?

Interview with Stephan Piotrowski from nova-Institute. During the workshop, he gave a presentation on indicators for the monitoring of the bioeconomy

Österreich: Chemische Industrie hält Verzicht auf Plastik für unmöglich

Kunststoffindustrie verschreibt Rezepte gegen den Plastikmüll. Österreich müsse mehr recyceln

Sustainable, solar-driven chemical manufacturing

Modestino and NYU Tandon doctoral student Daniela Blanco review challenges and opportunities facing the global chemical industry to decrease carbon emissions

Aus Abgas wird Rohstoff: Carbon2Chem®-Laboreinweihung

Arbeiten mit den realen Hüttengasen im Carbon2Chem®-Technikum am Stahlstandort in Duisburg

Covestro and UN call for Young Champions of the Earth competition participants

Everyone to be encouraged, who wants to make a difference for our planet to apply for the Young Champion of the Earth prize - portal is open until March 31st

Plastic free baby wipes

Innovative material 'Hydrofine' was developed from cellulose and viscose fibres as a water-soluble and completely biodegradable raw material

Labelling palm oil as high ILUC risk ‘unacceptable’ – Malaysia tells EC

Malaysia strongly urged the EC to look at the draft delegated regulation in a more holistic, balanced and unbiased manner before implementation

13 März 2019

Bioadhesive based on renewable raw materials

Researchers from Fraunhofer UMSICHT and partners developed an innovative, plant-based hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesive

Engineered microbe may be key to producing plastic from plants

Microbe converting lignin to PDC – a building block for bioplastics

Mikrobe erzeugt Plastik-Vorstufe aus Holz

Bakterium verarbeitet Lignin zu PDC – einem Rohstoff für Biokunststoff

Inolex Establishes Largest Ingredient Portfolio of USDA Certified Biobased Products Available in Personal Care

More than half of the products contain 100% certified biobased content and 90% contain 80–100% certified biobased content

BioMCN produziert erneuerbares Methanol aus grünem Wasserstoff

Vertrag mit Nouryon und Gasunie zur Bereitstellung von grünem Wasserstoff an BioMCN zur Produktion von erneuerbarem Methanol aus CO2

New jute brings new hope

Bangladeshi scientists success in decoding the genome map of the jute plant has finally started yielding results in terms of new varietal development

Truly sustainable cups are finally here

12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge Reimagining the Future of the To-Go Cup

DSM announces start of Avansya

Avansya will produce zero-calorie, great-tasting sweeteners through fermentation and will be headquartered at the Biotech Campus Delft

12 März 2019

BP partners with Virent and Johnson Matthey on Virent’s Bioforming® process for production of bio-paraxylene

Parties will work together to commercialise the BioForming® technology – BP will contribute technical resources and has exclusive rights

Neue selbstverstärkte Verbundwerkstoffe aus Polylactid (PLA)

Fraunhofer Forscher entdecken im Projekt »Bio4self« ganz neue Anwendungsgebiete für den biobasierten Kunststoff Polylactid

Innovations in dry biorefining

3BCAR Carnot Institute is supporting dry biorefining technologies by funding different studies

Jena: Nachhaltige Einweg-Schalen an den Salattheken

Kompostierbare To-Go-Schalen ersetzen Plastikschalen in Mensen

Closing the loop: Commission delivers on Circular Economy Action Plan

Report presents the main results of implementing the action plan and sketches out open challenges to paving the way towards a climate-neutral, competitive circular economy

Den Kreislauf schließen: Kommission setzt Aktionsplan für die Kreislaufwirtschaft um

Bericht beschreibt wichtigste Ergebnisse zur Umsetzung und beleuchtet anstehende Herausforderungen auf dem Weg hin zu einer klimaneutralen, wettbewerbsfähigen Kreislaufwirtschaft

NREL Pioneers Cleaner Route to Upcycle Plastics into Superior Products

Researchers chemically combined reclaimed polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic with bio-based compounds to produce higher-value fiber-reinforced plastics

International Women’s day: a tribute to all women who are making the bioeconomy happen

This year, as every year, for the International Women’s Day, we dedicate a tribute to all women who are making the bioeconomy happen all around the world

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