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20 Dezember 2018

Production of PHA bioplastics in Spain: Strategic agreement between Bio-on and Acor

Technical collaboration to study and evaluate the opportunity to exploit at industrial scale the Bio-on technologies for the production of PHA bioplastics from sugar beets

Move over, single-use plastics: Gilbert company makes Earth-friendly replacements

Arizona company is on a mission to replace all single-use plastics packaging by products made from corrugated paper

Lost in translation: Calls for Proposals are determined by language

Calls for Proposals should be clearly understandable for non-native speakers, explaining definitions and concepts more clearly and leaving less room for interpretation

Nachhaltiges Fasermaterial von Ahlstrom-Munksjö für Nobelpreis-Bankett-Robe

Schwedische Papier- und Textilindustrie arbeiten gemeinsam an Textilien aus heimischen Rohstoffen

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sustainable fiber material used in fabric for Nobel Banquet dress

The Swedish paper and textile industries are working together to produce textiles from local raw materia

Obtaining polyester from plant oil

University of Konstanz chemist Professor Stefan Mecking publishes a new catalysis concept for obtaining polyester from castor oil

Polyester aus Pflanzenöl

Konstanzer Chemiker Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecking beschreibt neues Katalyse-Konzept zur Gewinnung von Polyester aus Rizinusöl

Biobased beer can rings, algae and bugs, chitin-based plastic breakthrough, gribble gut enzymes, banana-based products: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 14th

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace – here are the top innovations for the week of December 14th

EU-Kommission hat eine Klimaschutzstrategie für die Zeit nach 2030 vorgelegt

EU-Unternehmen, Gebäude und Verkehr sollen höchstens so viele Treibhausgase emittieren, wie von Böden, Gewässern und Pflanzen aufgenommen werden können

19 Dezember 2018

Biorefining of microalgae

Konstanz chemist Professor Stefan Mecking awarded funding for innovative refinery concept for microalgae lipids

Bioraffination von Mikroalgen

Konstanzer Chemiker Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecking erhält Förderung für die Etablierung eines neuartigen Raffinerie-Konzeptes für Mikroalgen-Lipide

AGRANA presents new bioplastic developed from thermoplastic starch

Thermoplastic starch is 100% home-compostable without leaving microplastic residues

AGRANA präsentiert neu entwickelten Bio-Kunststoff aus thermoplastischer Stärke

Thermoplastische Stärke ermöglicht 100% Heim-Kompostierbarkeit ohne Mikroplastikrückstände

Commission launches Circular Plastics Alliance to foster the market of recycled plastics in Europe

Key industry stakeholders are invited to join the Alliance, in particular from those sectors, which account for most demand for plastics in Europe

Autoreifen aus heimischer Landwirtschaft rücken näher

Entwicklung einer Erntemaschine für den Kautschukersatz Russischer Löwenzahn beginnt

Waste incineration is waste incineration, no matter the classification

The European Parliament must reject any proposal that provides Cohesion Funds to incineration facilities, no matter their classification, writes Dr. Ingrid Behrsin

Kunststoffverpackungsindustrie setzt sich ambitionierte Recyclingziele bis 2025

Bis 2025 werden in Deutschland mindestens 1 Million Tonnen Recyclingmaterial oder nachwachsende Rohstoffe zur Produktion von Kunststoffverpackungen eingesetzt

18 Dezember 2018

Build a PLAnet™ for sustainable bioplastics

Strategic collaboration will support manufacturers interested in entering the bioplastic market by delivering integrated PLA technology packages

Motor für Chemie 4.0 in Mitteldeutschland: Leistungs- und Transferzentrum Chemie- und Biosystemtechnik

Mit Kreislauf-Wirtschaft zur grünen Chemie

Für eine plastikfreie Zukunft: LignoPure von Science4Life als „Beste Geschäftsidee“ ausgezeichnet

Isoliertes Lignin lässt sich vielseitig in der Industrie einsetzen

Perstorp: The sale of Capa™ to unlock significant value

Group to focus its business opportunities and future growth prospects on its Polyol, Oxo and Feed businesses

Perstorp: Schweden verkaufen Caprolacton-Sparte an Ingevity

Übernahme beinhaltet die Produktionseinheit in Fredrikstad, Norwegen, während der Betrieb in Stenungsund, Schweden, in Perstorp’s Besitz verbleibt

Report: Biofuels, bioproducts required to meet GHG goals

Regarding the U.S., the report finds that although the country is the most prominent producer and consumer of biofuels in the world, 80.1 percent of total primary energy consumption came from fossil fuels as of 2016

Nobel Prize-Winning Chemists: Misguided GMO Fears Could Hinder Technology’s Societal Benefits

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been on the market for over 20 years and have not caused or contributed to a single illness or death

The Bioeconomy 2019: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Advanced Bioeconomy Development Priorities

The Iowa Economic Development Authority took a look at development priorities in an opening morning presentation at ABLC Global 2018 in San Francisco

17 Dezember 2018

TOP Michael Carus – Person of the Year 2018

The founding father and driving force of the German bioplastics movement is considered as one of the leading experts in agricultural resources and industrial materials

Nachhaltige Weichmacher für PVC: Projekt Bioweichmacher an der TUHH

Universitäts-Konsortium will neuartige Alternative zu herkömmlichen Weichmachern in PVC entwickeln

Wood-based innovations made an appearance at Independence Day Reception in Finland

Stora Enso's woodpulp has being used as a raw material in the evening gown made by Aalto University for Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio

Finnlands First Lady feiert Unabhängigkeitstag in Kleid aus holzbasierten Fasern

Stora Enso's holzbasiertes Garn diente als Ausgangsmaterial für die Abendrobe der First Lady Jenni Haukio

UK aims to double bioeconomy to £440 billion by 2030

New UK Bioeconomy strategy aims to increase the size of the impact of the bioeconomy from its 2014 level of £220 billion (€247 billion) to £440 billion (€494 billion)

New report issued by SusChem and partners: Robust Agenda to achieve Circularity of Plastics

The analysis from this report has helped to identify priorities, projects and the level of investment needed to achieve full circularity of plastics

Toy maker Lego to focus on renewable bioplastics

Bistra Andersen, senior product manager for materials at Lego was speaking to delegates at the European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin

Julia Klöckner: “Bauen mit Holz schützt aktiv das Klima”

Bundeswaldministerin eröffnet Veranstaltungsreihe "Charta für Holz 2.0 im Dialog" in Berlin

14 Dezember 2018

TOP Neste strengthens its global leading position in renewable products with a major investment in Singapore

Global market demand for low-carbon solutions in transport and cities, aviation, polymers and chemicals requiring investment on additional renewable products production capacity

Biome Technologies awarded further funding to scale solutions to plastic waste

Government's £6 million programme aims to use industrial biotechnology techniques to produce a new range of sustainable polymers

Mehr Bioplastik führt nicht zwingend zu mehr Klimaschutz

Studie der Universität Bonn untersucht mögliche Folgen einer Umstellung auf pflanzenbasierte Kunststoffe

Global Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites Market Overview 2018- 2023

Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies (AERT), Trex Company Inc, Weyerhaeuser Company and Procotex SA Corporation NV

Windstrom zu speichern bleibt teuer

Deutschland hat bereits drei Dutzend Power-to-Gas-Anlagen. Sie sind zuverlässig, doch Preisrückgänge sind unrealistisch

The Most Innovative Bioeconomy CEO 2018 is Jürgen Eck, CEO of BRAIN AG, Germany

The most innovative bioeconomy CEO 2018 is Jürgen Eck, CEO of BRAIN AG

Molecular insights into spider silk

Spider silk belongs to the toughest fibres in nature

Molekulare Einblicke in Spinnenseide

Spinnenseide zählt zu den belastbarsten Fasern der Natur

13 Dezember 2018

Bio-on and Hera create Lux-on the new challenge to produce bioplastic from CO2

New company founded by Bio-on aiming to revolutionise the production of PHAs biopolymers using CO2 captured from the atmosphere

Bio-on und Hera schreiten zur Umsetzung von Lux-on – ein neues Projekt zur Herstellung von Biokunststoff aus CO2

Neue Unternehmensgründung beabsichtigt, mittels CO2-Sequestrierung PHA-basierte Biopolymere zu produzieren

AMT Coffee unveils ‘let’s make the change’ bio-compostable cups for Christmas season

"It has taken years of research and development to source a fully bio-compostable coffee cup and lid."

Continental eröffnet Forschungs- und Versuchslabor für Löwenzahnkautschuk “Taraxagum Lab Anklam”

Fertigstellung nur ein Jahr nach Spatenstich

Circa Receives Green Light to Sell Non-toxic, Bio-based and Biodegradable Solvent in EU

With CyreneTM the company are offering a bio-based solution with an exciting new prospect for advanced materials

Industrielle Ausgangsstoffe biologisch produzieren

Chemiker des KIT entwickeln neues biokatalytisches Material für die „grüne“ Produktion werthaltiger Chemikalien – Veröffentlichung in Angewandte Chemie

How the airline industry is cleaning up its climate act

The jet fuel–with a carbon footprint smaller than regular fuel, but a comparable cost–is one way that the airline industry can begin to tackle its climate problem

Renmatix and Gevo Sign a Joint Development Agreement to Evaluate the Commercial Feasibility of Creating Cellulosic Hydrocarbons for Global Renewable Jet Fuel and Gasoline Markets

Will explore capabilities to produce renewable fuels and chemicals to meet expanding demand

12 Dezember 2018

European Bioeconomy Strategy Update: A Necessary Re-focus

Bioeconomy Strategy aims to make UK world-leader by 2030