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17 Mai 2017

Bacterial boost for bio-based fuels

Lab-scale technology recycles wastewater into hydrogen for use in fuel production

Fast, low energy, and continuous biofuel extraction from microalgae

Japanese researchers using pulsed electric fields to extract hydrocarbons from algae

Novozymes sales gain 4% as earnings jump in Q1 announce

The company pointed to “solid progress on our strategic priorities” in the first quarter of 2017

A new technique could help turn Mars or moon rocks into concrete

Researchers find a way to build Mars and moon habitats using local materials that could also lead to more energy-efficient concrete right here at home

Forschungszentrum Jülich: Mit Sonnenlicht zu wertvollen Chemikalien aus CO2

Sonnenlicht plus Treibhausgas ergibt eine grüne Ressource

16 Mai 2017

TOP nova Session “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Markets, Trends and Innovations”, 24 May 2017

Register until Thursday, 18 May, 2017 www.bio-based.eu/sessions

TOP “Bio-based Materials of the Year 2017” Announced

Winners are packaging materials based on agricultural residues from BIO-LUTIONS (DE), new generation paper bags from Paptic® (FI) and the first biotech raspberry fragrance from Phytowelt (DE)

TOP Der Innovationspreis „Bio-based Material of the Year 2017“ ist verliehen

Sieger sind das Verpackungsmaterial aus Reststoffen von BIO-LUTIONS (DE), die neue Papier-Tragetasche von PAPTIC® (FI) und das erste biotechnologisch hergestellte Himbeeraroma von Phytowelt (DE)

Delft University joins KLM Corporate BioFuel Programme

KLM will use the investment by participants in the CBP to bridge the price difference between standard fuel and sustainable biofuel

Gleichberechtigung für Holzbau im Brandschutz

Realistische und wissenschaftlich fundierte Brandschutzbeurteilung für die Anpassung der baurechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen

Earth Day Recap: How Plant Science Can Lead To A More Sustainable Future

Florida farmer Lawson Mozley’s discussion of the technology behind food production, specifically related to GMOs

Elevance Partners with 2M Holdings to Distribute Elevance Clean® Product Lines

The agreement with Elevance expands 2M’s portfolio of environmentally friendly and sustainable products

How Plants Form Their Sugar Transport Routes

Results of Heidelberg researchers open up new areas of research

Awards, Rewards in bio and sustainability

Awards announcements of May

Pushing Bacterial Biohybrids to Applications

Exploring current in vitro studies of bacterial biohybrids, the first attempts at in vivo biohybrid research, and problems to be addressed for the future

15 Mai 2017

Top Value Added Chemicals: The Biobased Economy 12 Years Later

The following update features four biobased chemicals with recent innovations on the market:  Itaconic Acid, Glucaric Acid, 3-Hydroxybutryolactone, and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural

Gesunde Süße aus saurem Abfall

Mithilfe spezieller Designer-Mikroorganismen kann man nun in einem einzigen Verfahrensschritt auf umweltfreundliche Weise aus Hemizellulose den Süßstoff Xylitol herstellen

Discovery could transform industries

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics

CO2 – vom Klimakiller zum chemischen Rohstoff

Die im Rahmen von P2X erforschte Hochtemperatur-Co-Elektrolyse gilt als "Königsweg zur Herstellung von ‚grünem’ Synthesegas"

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

The system Wang and her students designed consisted of more than two pounds of dust-sized MOF crystals compressed between a solar absorber and a condenser plate

Orangenschalen zum Anziehen

Aus einem nachwachsenden und leicht verfügbaren Abfallprodukt ein hochwertiges Endprodukt wie Polyester zu erzeugen, ist das Ziel eines neuen Syntheseverfahrens, das derzeit an der TU Wien entwickelt wird

12 Mai 2017

Researchers find more efficient way to make oil from dead trees

A University of Washington team has made new headway on a solution to remove beetle-killed trees from the forest and use them to make renewable transportation fuels or high-value chemicals

Bambus – ein superstarker und schnell nachwachsender Werkstoff ist potenzieller Bestandteil künftiger Ford-Fahrzeuge

Inzwischen kommen zahlreiche Bio-Materialien in Ford-Fahrzeugen zum Einsatz

Unstash that Trash: Material(s) progress in making fuels, chemicals from Municipal solid waste

Enerkem’s product removes carbon emissions from the atmosphere, rather than adding to them

BioCannDo information portal online

EU project BioCannDo wants to alert consumers to the bio-economy and its products

BioCannDo Informationsportal online

BioCannDon nutzt neues Infoportal um über interessante Produkte und allgemeine Fragen zur Bioökonomie zu berichten

Protein: Interieur-Objekte aus saurer Milch

Caseinkunststoff erfährt ein Revival in der Designszene

11 Mai 2017

Antioxidants and plastics could be made from byproducts of wheat milling

Researchers at KTH  have developed a process to extract valuable biomolecules from this offal that could be used as antioxidants, prebiotics and even food packaging material

Getreide als Rohstoff: Verpackungsfolien aus Kleie als Alternative zu herkömmlichen Kunststoffen

Forscher an der Königlichen Technischen Hochschule in Stockholm haben einen Weg gefunden, die benötigten Wertstoffe aus der Kleie zu extrahieren

S2BIOM – key findings

Tools are available to the public without cost

S2BIOM – zentrale Ergebnisse

Das Projekt S2Biom hat mehre anspruchsvolle Online-Werkzeuge („Tools“) entwickelt um Forscher sowie Entscheidungsträger aus Politik und Industrie zu unterstützen

RIL partners with Germany’s Resysta to bring innovative wood alternative in India

Will help save forests; offer durable, waterproof and recyclable raw material

Resysta International GmbH unterzeichnet Lizenzvertrag mit Reliance Industries Ltd.

RIL erhält die exklusiven Produktions- und Vermarktungsrechte von RelWoodTM für Indien

10 Mai 2017

Royal DSM to make equity investment in Amyris with the purpose of establishing a long-term relationship

Development cooperation focused on products for the global health and nutrition markets

DSM invests in Amyris

A win-win for both companies

FKuR at Interpack 2017: Focus on resource efficiency and compostability

Updated portfolio of biobased thermoplastic compounds for the production of films, profiles and moldings

FKuR auf der Interpack 2017: Fokus auf Ressourcenschonung und Kompostierbarkeit

Compounds mit höherem Anteil an nachwachsenden Rohstoffen und Produkte mit verbesserten mechanischen Eigenschaften

TOP KiOR – In Hindsight

Dr Kapil S Lokare,Founder/Director of E2IG Solutions Pvt Ltd, took the liberty to connect dots in hindsight with one of the largest ventures in the bio-fuels space i.e., KiOR

Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution

Scientists say the discovery could lead to a biotechnological approach to the polyethylene waste that chokes oceans and landfills

Kunststoff-fressende Larve entdeckt

Bioabbau von Polyethylen als Forschungsziel

CHINAPLAS 2017: BASF showcases new biodegradable courier bags made of the bio-based polymer ecovio®

BASF has been collaborating with the major downstream partners to explore the frontier of biodegradable courier bags

9 Mai 2017

Braskem presents intelligent packaging solutions at Interpack 2017

The Company showcases innovations and reaffirms its commitment to an intelligent packaging future

Kreislaufwirtschaft mit Biokunststoffen

Entwicklung von spritzgießfähigen Naturfaser-PLA-Compounds

Glycosaminoglycan-based hydrogels for a better treatment of chronic wounds

The hydrogels allow for the reduction of inflammatory reactions in ways that promise new treatment modalities for patients suffering from chronic cutaneous wounds

Glykosaminoglykan-basierte Hydrogele für die verbesserte Behandlung chronischer Wunden

Die Hydrogele ermöglichen die Abschwächung entzündlicher Prozesse, was neue Behandlungsmöglichkeiten für chronische Hautwunden eröffnet

World first bioplastic solution to growing coffee cup waste

Never before have such bioplastic materials for disposable cups and lids been made that are fully compostable and recyclable

Scientific report on facts related to biobased and biodegradable plastics

The report takes stock of scientific knowledge on biobased and biodegradable plastics, and focuses on the plastics used in the packaging industry

New report calls to suspend the use of “oxo-degradable” plastics

The report confirms that oxo-degradable plastics are “not suitable for any form of composting and Anaerobic Digestion process"

8 Mai 2017

TOP Placing Your Bio-based Material on the Market – Standardisation Activities and Labels in Europe

Get the latest info on possibilities for feedstock, bio-based content and end-of-life options

Verbesserter Marktzugang für Ihre bio-basierten Produkte – Standardisierung und Produktkennzeichen in Europa

Die aktuellsten Informationen zu allen Optionen für Rohstoffe, bio-basierte Anteile und Entsorgungswege