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3 Juni 2019

Comet Inspires Chemistry for Making Breathable Oxygen on Mars

Caltech reactor could convert CO2 into breathable oxygen for space trips

Besser informieren ist ein Schlüssel für mehr biobasierte Beschaffung

Gemeinschaftsstudie zum öffentlichen und unternehmerischen Einkauf von Biokunststoff-Produkten am Beispiel von GaLaBau-Produkten und Kinderspielzeug

Finland’s ‘bioeconomy’ could provide roadmap for Maine

Finland's top forestry official paints a picture of her country's push to develop a sustainable advanced economy with a natural resource mix that mirrors Maine's own

Lenzing: Lyocell fibers for aquatic farming

Company initiated the project in collaboration with the Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI), Chemnitz/Germany, and FIUM GmbH & Co. KG

Designing Biobased Recyclable Polymers for Plastics

The study presents strategies for improving the performance and recyclability of the polymers

New Artificial Photosynthesis Breakthrough Uses Gold to Turn CO2 Into Liquid Fuel

The new process mimics this natural ability via chemical manipulations that create liquid fuel, without requiring chlorophyll

31 Mai 2019

Sustainable PU synthetics for the shoe industry

Combination of water-based textile coating with regenerative fibers

Nachhaltiges Kunstleder für die Schuhindustrie

Kombination aus wässriger Textilbeschichtung mit nachwachsenden Fasern

KLM, SkyNRG and SHV Energy announce project first European plant for sustainable aviation fuel

Europe’s first dedicated production facility for sustainable aviation fuel to be built at Delfzijl

UPM’s FibDex®, a wood-based innovation for wound care, receives regulatory approval and CE mark

UPM's first wound dressing created from wood-based nanofibrillar cellulose has been developed in collaboration with researchers from the University of Helsinki

Holzbasierte Innovation für Wundversorgung erhält Freigabe und CE-Kennzeichnung

UPM lanciert modernes Wundversorgungsprodukt für den europäischen Markt

How companies across Europe are creating sustainable products using no fossil fuels

European Union is planning to invest another 10 billion euros in Bioeconomy research by 2027

#SMEs should play greater role in #Bioeconomy

Global challenges such as climate change, population growth and the depletion of natural resources are forcing humanity to rethink its behaviour

29 Mai 2019

Solugen Inc. Secures $32 Million in Series B Funding

Founders Fund Leads Latest Funding Round for Emerging Company Seeking to Decarbonize the Chemicals Industry with Bio-Based Technologies

Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd. Made 100% Nature Derived Material-based Biodegradable Plastic, with Recycled Paper, Paper Waste, News Paper Scrap, Etc.

Company had also succeeded in making color masterbatch to have stronger mechanical strength, compared to the one without nano cellulose

Biopolymer Innovation Award – Querdenker sind Vorreiter

Auszeichnung für clevere Ideen aus Biokunststoffen

Canada and Italy promote national bioeconomy strategies

Only nine countries in Europe have currently adopted national bioeconomy strategies

“Bio, Kunststoff — oder beides?”

Warum die Tüte aus Biokunststoff nicht in den Biomüll gehört und wie das feine Häutchen aus dem Ei vielleicht einmal die Gurke von der Plastikverpackung befreien könnte, damit befasst sich jetzt eine Ausstellung in Halle

Pulse production opens for the manufacturing of specialty paper

The step from manufacturing in lab to industrial production therefore faces great challenges

28 Mai 2019

Stora Enso explores recycling of paper cups for magazine paper production

Finland-based company has launched Cupforma Natura Solo – a renewable paperboard designed for paper cups

East European ministers to push EU for more bioeconomy support

EU Council meeting expected to see joint declaration by eastern agriculture and research ministers - a rare effort at coordinated east European lobbying over research in Brussels

Biomasseforschungszentrum veröffentlicht Ressourcendatenbank für biogene Reststoffe

Potenzial biogener Reststoffe erkennen

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution

Consumers soon could be taking flights powered by recycled carbon pollution and wearing sneakers synthesized from planet-warming waste gas

New fiber-based ready meal trays from Huhtamaki to replace black plastic

New trays, called 'Fresh', can be recycled, and they are also certified for home composting

Biodegradable bags can hold a full load of shopping three years after being discarded in the environment

Researchers from the International Marine Litter Research Unit publish new research in Environmental Science and Technology

27 Mai 2019

Six candidates nominated for the innovation award “Hemp Product of the Year 2019”

For the second time, the innovation award “Hemp Product of the Year” will be granted to the young, innovative hemp industry for finding suitable applications and markets for industrial hemp-based products

Government Invests in Canada’s First National Bioeconomy Strategy to Help Grow a Clean Economy

Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP) focuses on four priority areas: new technology; environmental sustainability; strategic development and emerging issues

Treatment of saline wastewater during algae utilization

German-Chinese research project at Jacobs University Bremen

Mit Algen salzige Abwässer reinigen

Algen sind als Lebensmittel gefragt. Ein deutsch-chinesisches Forscherteam will nun Makroalgen für neue Anwendungen erschließen

Latest Global Bioplastics Packaging Market Report 2019

About Historical Development (2014-2018) and Estimated Forecast (2019-2025)

Researchers develop biobased, self-healing elastomer derived from lignin

To achieve these results, ORNL researchers developed a unique method to extract a specific form of lignin

LignoPure: aufstrebendes Start-up

Future Hamburg Award für einzigartigen Produktionsprozess von kosmetisch reinem Lignin verliehen

At the HELM of the bio-based chemical ship

Interview with Christian Stammerjohann, head of department at HELM, to find out more about the company’s move to promote bio-based chemicals

24 Mai 2019

Biobased nanocarriers to cure plant diseases for the first time

Nanocarriers are very tiny degradable capsules that have been studied for medical applications in the last 30 years

Biobasiert kleben und binden

BMEL förderte Forschung und Entwicklung mit 8,4 Mio. Euro – Abschlussworkshop im September in Dresden

New Call for Proposals issued by BBI JU

At an info day in Brussels, visited by over 600 attendees, the organization presented and explained its latest Call

Klimafreundliche Energiequellen: EU fördert synthetische Brennstoffe

Mit nichts als Luft und Sonne will ein Forschungsprojekt die Motoren von morgen antreiben. Die EU-Kommission gibt dafür zunächst eine Million Euro

COEXPAN, NatureWorks and AMUT Group showcase PLA sheets for barrier packaging applications

Companies will be running together live thermoforming demos of COEXPAN PLA sheets during both Chinaplas and K-show international exhibitions

Global Lignin Products Market 2019 – Borregaard, LignoTech, KMT Polymers, Tembec (Rayonier Advanced Materials), Domtar

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market based on segmentation involving both economic as well as non-economic factors

Patrick Zimmermann über natürliche Kreislaufwirtschaft

Der perfekte Kreislauf im Hinblick auf eine CO2 Neutralität wird von der Natur seit jeher praktiziert

23 Mai 2019

Circa Group’s Renewable Solvent Wins Environmental Leader’s Top Product 2019 Award

CyreneTM is made from waste cellulose and has a unique property set, including viscosity, surface tension and polarities

Bayern fördert biobasierte Chemikalien

Landesregierung investiert 40 Mio. Euro in den Bau einer neuen Mehrzweckanlage für die Produktion von biobasierten Chemikalien in Straubing

The Increasingly Legal Cannabis Industry Could Offer Women Entrepreneurs an Even Playing Field

Women are already making major leadership strides in the industry, why shouldn't they have a leg-up on their male counterparts in the newly legal cannabis industry?

Bio-Kleber bieten viele Vorteile

Biobasierte Klebstoffe besitzen viele Vorzüge im Vergleich zum erdölbasierten Pendant, wie eine Analyse des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Holzforschung zeigt

The reinvention of bio-plastics: New kids on the block

Bio-plastics industry is looking into the use of non-food crops (2nd and 3rd-generation feedstock), such as cellulose, with a view to develop new materials

Launch of burial coffin Saga – the world’s largest, 100% biobased, 3D-moulded biocomposite made of wheat bran and biofibers

OrganoClick has developed OrganoComp, a 100% bio-based, recyclable and fully biodegradable biocomposite material

Chinesische Gastwissenschaftlerin forscht an neuen Kunststoffen auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe

Mithilfe von 3D-Drucktechniken lassen sich beispielsweise komplexe Bauteile aus Kunststoff einfach herstellen

22 Mai 2019

Is CO2 the New Fossil Fuel? A Closed Carbon Cycle for the Chemical Industry

RWTH-led research published in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America" journal

Ist CO2 das neue Erdöl? Ein geschlossener Kohlenstoffkreislauf für die chemische Industrie

Forschungsergebnisse unter der Führung der RWTH in Fachzeitschrift „Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America" veröffentlicht

Ireland’s first grass-fed biorefinery hits the road to help farmers go green

A New Mobile Refinery Is Travelling Across The West Of Ireland To Turn Grass Into Sustainable Materials