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4 September 2018

Transparentes und hitzestabiles Polyamid – 100 Prozent biobasiert

Mit neuen katalytischen Verfahren setzen Fraunhofer-Forscher 3-Caren zu Bausteinen für biobasierte Kunststoffe um

Integrating circular economy and bioeconomy would improve sustainability in Europe

New EEA report shows that the policy agendas would benefit from stronger links in product and infrastructure design and collaboration throughout the value chain

Das Original ist zurück – der Bio-Strohhalm

Bayerisches Start-Up verhilft Abfallprodukten aus der biologischen Landwirtschaft zu neuem Wert

futureTEX forscht: Hanf im Flugzeugbau und Ufos aus Textilbeton

Start für futureTEX-Rollout am 6. September 2018 - bis 2030 soll das modernste textilindustrielle Wertschöpfungsnetzwerk Europas entstehen

good natured Products continues growth streak

Released figures showing that revenues increased, compared to the comparative periods in the previous year

Report: Single-use plastic packaging must adapt to survive

Recycling and sustainability are here to stay, and the plastics industry must adapt in order to survive

Genomatica and the new road to bioeconomy innovation

We’ll commence in the country where Genomatica process technology is on view, at scale — that’s Italy

3 September 2018

Fraunhofer CSP develops smart water filter systems

Goal of the research project is to create a database to allow the pollution of lakes and rivers to be analyzed and subsequently reduced

Smarte Filteranlagen zum Nachweis von Mikroplastik im Wasser

Fraunhofer CSP entwickelte Filtersystem für eine bessere Datenanalyse von Mikroplastik in Gewässern

This alternative film for fields actually biodegrades

Biodegradable films could be a more eco-friendly alternative to the thin polyethylene films common in agriculture in many countries

BP setzt weltweit erstmals “grünen Wasserstoff” zur Kraftstoffherstellung ein

Audi liefert "grünen Wasserstoff" aus Power to Gas-Anlage in Werlte - Pilotphase für 30 Tage geplant

Natural Fibers Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Forecast Analysis Report By Segment, By Product, By Application, By Region – Gobal Forecast

Global Natural Fibers market is valued at million US$ in 2017 and will reach million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of during 2018-2025.

Start Ups: Gute Geschäfte mit der Müllvermeidung

Wie regionale Unternehmen sich mit ökologischen Lösungswegen gegen die steigenden Verpackungs-Müllberge einsetzen

Converting wind power for storage purposes

Power-to-Gas plant at Energiepark Mainz with positive interim results

Windstrom zum Speichern umwandeln

Power-to-Gas-Anlage im Energiepark Mainz mit erfolgreicher Zwischenbilanz

A Vision for Teaching the Values of Synthetic Biology

Educating the next generation of synthetic biologists means teaching its values as well as its processes

31 August 2018

Aalto University and VTT launch a major innovation ecosystem aimed at doubling the value of forest industry

Aim is to develop materials from renewable resources in order to safeguard a sustainable future

European Bioplastics: Challenging misconceptions and building platforms

PackagingInsights speaks exclusively to Hasso von Pogrell, Managing Director of European Bioplastics (EUBP), about the message his organization is working to promote

TMR publishes new report on the Bio Based Construction Polymers Market

Recent breakthroughs in the technology have shifted the focus of consumers towards biobased polymers made from bacterial fermentation

San Francisco refuses bioplastic straws

By next year at this time, all straws in SF will be made from paper, bamboo, wood, metal or fiber

Foods of the future

Researchers investigate acceptability and taste of microalgae as an ingredient

Lebensmittel der Zukunft

Wissenschaftler erforschen Akzeptanz und Geschmack von Mikroalgen als Zutat

Spit-activated biobased batteries, glow-in-the-dark trees, kombucha clothes, biobased root canals, breakthroughs in degradable plastics, straws: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 29th

Here are the top innovations in the advanced bioeconomy for the week of August 29th

Mit Wasserstoff, Methan und Methanol gegen CO2

FAU koordiniert ein Projekt zur effizienten und integrierten Kohlendioxid-Verwertung in Stahlwerken

30 August 2018

UNITED CAPS and Braskem Embrace Bio-sourced Plastics for GREENER Closures

Made from sugar cane, bio-sourced plastics offer a new level of sustainability

“Ökobilanzierung innovativer, biobasierter Verbundwerkstoffe im Bootsbau” – Cluster-Projekt der Hochschule Bremen mit GreenBoats gestartet

Forschung im Bereich biobasierter Werkstoffe an der HSB - Strahlkraft über die Deutsche Welle bis nach Afrika

Expert View: Growing the Irish forest bio-economy

Clean energy project for Ireland’s transport sector to provide a template for the rest of Europe

How a native desert grass can improve tyres, concrete, latex gloves and more

What do fridge seals, sneakers, cardboard boxes, cement and latex gloves all have in common? They can all be improved with strong and ultra-thin fibres from an Australian desert grass

Ökologische Hygieneprodukte: Tampontransparenz gesucht

Hersteller müssen Inhaltsstoffe von Tampons nicht angeben. Ein Start-up produziert deshalb Biotampons und fordert Klarheit für Verbraucherinnen

Neste keeps faith with renewable jet fuel business despite setback

Biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste sees good opportunities for its renewable jet fuel despite a canceled pilot project in Switzerland, a company executive said

Carbohydrate capture

LMU chemists have designed and synthesized a helical molecule that specifically recognizes and binds to a disaccharide consisting of two five-carbon sugar units

Zucker gefangen

LMU-Chemiker haben ein künstliches Molekül entwickelt, das Zuckerbindungen erkennt und bindet

29 August 2018

Microbes fully metabolize biodegradable plastics

With this study, two concerns that are constantly being raised about biodegradable plastics have been rebutted

Mikroben verstoffwechseln biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoff vollständig

Zwei der immer wieder geäußerten Bedenken gegenüber biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoffen entkräftet

DNL units lead ‘green chemistry’ using coconut-derived products

Philippines leading chemical firm D&L Industries Inc. is going to compete the global chemistry market with its 'green initiative'

Chancen für Biokunststoffe entdecken

Tagung 'Biopolymer Processing & Moulding' in Halle bei Leipzig begeisterte die knapp 120 Teilnehmer durch Praxisnähe

Mango Materials testing biodegradable plastic textiles in Berkeley Marina

New plastic material is derived from waste methane and could help solve some of the issues with oil-based materials especially in the textile and clothing industries

Lignocellulose effizienter nutzen

Ein europäisches Forscherteam will Effizienz und Nachhaltigkeit von Lignocellulose-Bioraffinerien verbessern, um die Herstellung biobasierter Produkte zu erleichtern

Transforming carbon dioxide

UD researchers develop novel two-step CO2 conversion technology

VIDEOS: Bioplastic products in the news

NatureWorks talks about the chemistry behind Ingeo & Vercet, ButterflyCup is reportedly the first lidless cup ever created and Bulldog’s tubes use sugarcane-based PE plastic

28 August 2018

Global Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) Market Outlook to 2023

Analysis by Plastic Material, Application and Geography

The first ‘Cotton + Corn’ shoe from Reebok’s sustainable range hits the shops

The Cotton + Corn program aims to produce footwear with “things that grow” in order to create sustainable products

TÜV Süd zertifiziert Verfahren zur Produktion von Siliconölen basierend auf Biomethanol

Anerkanntes Verfahren ermöglicht, den Einsatz von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen im gesamten Produktionsprozess bis zum Endprodukt nachzuverfolgen

Cortec® Releases Biobased EcoLine® ELP for General-Purpose Lubrication

Its excellent performance, biobased nature, and low environmental impact make EcoLine® ELP a highly desirable option for industrial and household applications

Novum: Fast 100-prozentig biobasierte Industrietinten

Kennzeichnungstinte mit Farbextrakten aus heimischen Färbepflanzen entwickelt – Pilze als Farbstoffquelle untersucht

The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 22nd

Reebok’s plant-based shoe, fish-free seafood, mango-based bioplastic, breakthrough plant breeding, autosteer for small farms, biosand water filters, concrete from waste

Inari Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding to Expand its Development of Transformational Plant Breeding Technologies

Inari completes a $40M Series B financing round, bringing its total funding to $55M

27 August 2018

Bigger proteins, stronger threads: Synthetic spider silk

Engineering scientists use bacteria to create biosynthetic silk threads stronger and more tensile than before

UGA to test first fully biodegradable plastic straw

Researchers, working with RWDC Foundation funding, synthesized a food contact polymer that they will now develop into a commercially viable straw

Auf dem Weg zum biobasierten Mörtel

Grundlagen für biobasierten 2-Komponenten-Mörtel entwickelt