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19 März 2018

RED II: Wood you believe Europe may turn its bio economy into ash?

State-supported funding schemes risk distorting raw material markets, pulling the plug on Europe’s bio economy ambitions, warns Sylvain Lhôte

Forscher entwickeln Plastikflaschen aus Zucker

Forscher aus Wisconsin entwickeln Verfahren, um Fruchtzucker in eine Schlüsselsubstanz für Bio-PET umzuwandeln

Neuer Mechanismus zur CO2-Entfernung: Climeworks wird erstmals von Kunden beauftragt, CO2 dauerhaft aus der Atmosphäre zu entfernen

Mit dieser Lösung können Climeworks-Kunden ihre unvermeidbaren Emissionen rückgängig machen, um CO2-Neutralität zu erreichen

Climeworks contracts mark first time a company is commissioned to permanently remove CO2 directly from atmosphere

Customers can now reverse the effect of unavoidable emissions and achieve carbon neutrality

5 Innovations That Could Help Make Fast Fashion More Sustainable

From dissolving fabric to clothes made from algae, the winners of this year’s Global Change award are trying to plot a new way forward

Hasbro Marks the Next Step in Its Sustainable Packaging Journey and Adopts Bio-Based Plastic Packaging Material

Company will use bioPET plastic made with 30 percent plant-based material derived from agricultural by-products

EU Bioeconomy 2.0– Cultivating a home grown success

An innovation-driven bioeconomy, with increased sustainability as its end goal, will provide renewability, circularity and multi-functionality

greenGain

The aim of the project was to collect information on the subject of landscape conservation and to provide them a broad network

greenGain

Ziel des Projektes war es, Informationen zum Thema Landschaftspflege zu sammeln und diese einem breiten Netzwerk zur Verfügung zu stellen

16 März 2018

Hot drink cups: recycle or digest?

Wageningen UR and TNO conducted a life cycle assessment study for the Dutch Government to compare two end-of-life routes after separate collection

Meet ‘For The Better Good’, the NZ social enterprise making bottles from plants

Today Luke Upton catches up with Jayden Klinac, Founder of For The Better Good to talk about inspiration, business applications and what makes them quintessentially Kiwi

Bio concrete and other construction materials from local resources

Development of innovative kinds of concrete is needed, but with up to 93% lower CO

Bioaktive Substanzen aus den Abfällen von Zitrusfrüchten gewinnen

Stipendiatin der Humboldt-Stiftung forscht an der Jacobs University

Gaining bioactive compounds out of Citrus fruit waste

Fellow of the Humboldt Foundation researches at Jacobs University

ADVANCEFUEL – Die ADVANCEFUEL Stakeholder Plattform

ADVANCEFUEL Projekt untersucht flüssige, erneuerbare Kraftstoffe aus lignocellulosehaltiger Biomasse sowie erneuerbarem H2 und CO2

BioCannDo: AllThings.Bio presents videos and second slideshow to bio-based products

AllThings.Bio with a series of short Social Media Videos and the second AllThings.Bio slideshowanswers these and other questions

BioCannDo: AllThings.Bio präsentiert Videos und zweite Slideshow zu biobasierten Produkten

Diese und weitere Fragen beantwortet AllThings.Bio mit einer Reihe von kurzen Social Media Videos und der zweiten AllThings.Bio Slideshow

Being “Renewable raw materials in purchasing” 3: Office – equipment, material, design

t offers a lot of bio-based product alternatives that are innovative, climate contracted, and multiple suitable office and its environment for the workplace

Handlungsleitfaden „Nachwachsende Rohstoffe im Einkauf“ 3: Büro – Einrichtung, Material, Gestaltung

Es bietet für den Arbeitsplatz Büro und sein Umfeld eine Menge biobasierter Produktalternativen, die innovativ, klimavertraglich und mehrfach verwendbar sind

15 März 2018

Shortlist Announced: Bio-Based World News Innovation Awards 2018

Winners will be announced on Tuesday 20th March at World Bio Markets 2018 in Amsterdam

Komplettanlage made in Germany: Gesamtwirkungsgrad von 95 Prozent

Anlagen von H-Tec Systems werden auf der Energy Storage in Düsseldorf präsentiert

Zaha Hadid Architects joins Open Source Wood

Pioneering open innovation project aimed at facilitating knowledge sharing and growth in modular wood construction

Braskem to supply green plastic to the LEGO Group

Made from sugarcane, the green polyethylene will be used in the Danish company's 'botanical' elements range in 2018

Airgas to Build Two Production Facilities in California

The expansion of the existing air separation unit in Etiwanda, CA will increase available supply of industrial gases to customers throughout Southern California

Bio composites

The leaflet summarizes the most important information and data related to NFC and WPC

Bioverbundwerkstoffe

Die Broschüre fasst die wichtigsten Daten rund um NFK und WPC zusammen

14 März 2018

Wood Stronger Than Most Metals

University of Maryland research previously made a range of emerging technologies out of nanocellulose related materials

Holz als natürlicher Nanowerkstoff

Geplantes 70 Stockwerke hohes Gebäude soll nur noch außen mit Stahl verstärkt werden, innen sollen sämtliche tragenden Teile aus Holz bestehen

Bio-based chems market sees setback with Rennovia exit

Company failed to raise sufficient financing from investors and/or strategic partners to advance its pilot-scale technology to commercial production

Rennovia’s demise, the Triple Rule, and the pursuit of sustainable nylon in a world of low oil prices

Could the butadiene route prove to be the technology path that wins out in the end?

Kelheim Fibres Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Clear labelling helps to create awareness for the benefits of biobased products

Kelheim Fibres mit dem USDA Certified Biobased Product Label ausgezeichnet

Verständliche Kennzeichnung hilft Bewusstsein für biobasierte Produkte und ihre Vorteile zu schaffen

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Algae Biofuels Program Targets 10,000 Barrels Per Day by 2025

Program advances to outdoor testing in California of naturally occurring algae strains

Baseline biomass products 2018

The main market figures are in graphical form represents and reflects the developments in these areas

Basisdaten Biobasierte Produkte 2018

Die Basisdaten "Biobasierte Produkte" liefern im handlichen Kleinformat einen kompakten Überblick zu den wichtigsten Daten und Fakten aus dem Bereich der stofflichen Nutzung nachwachsender Rohstoffe

13 März 2018

Big Bioeconomy Challenges – Part 2

In this series of articles we will discuss some of the global challenges that the bioeconomy provides solutions for

Meet Noah: World’s first circular car

Fifth car in TU/ecomotive's history will feature new technologies focused on the future

POLYTECH and AMSilk Announce Start of Joint International Clinical Study for Silk-Coated Medical Implants

First time that bioengineered silk will be set inside the human body

POLYTECH und AMSilk geben den Start einer gemeinsamen internationalen klinischen Studie zu Brustimplantaten mit Seidenbeschichtung bekannt

Erstmalig soll von der AMSilk biotechnisch hergestellte Seide im menschlichen Körper eingesetzt werden

First 100% biodegradable PG tips tea bags in stores

PG tips tea bags will be made with new plant-based material that is 100% renewable and biodegradable

Duni acquires Biopac UK Ltd.

Clear shift in demand towards sustainable products in the restaurant and takeaway segments is a leading factor in this acquisition

Photosynthetic microalgae as biocatalysts

Photosynthetically active microalgae have great potential for biotechnological applications

Lichtaktive Mikroalgen als Bio-Katalysatoren

Photosynthethisch aktive Mikroalgen haben großes Potential für biotechnologische Anwendungen

Project sheet Takowind 2

Breeding, cultivation and exploitation of Russian dandelion (Taraxacum koksaghyz)

Projektblatt Takowind 2

Züchtung, Anbau und Verwertung von Russischem Löwenzahn (Taraxacum koksaghyz)

12 März 2018

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Expanding Bio-based Propanediol Production in Tennessee

World-class manufacturing facility to increase annual production of bio-based 1,3-propanediol by 35 million pounds

Cold-loving bacteria could hold key to green and energy-saving detergents

New study reviews use in biotechnology applications, focusing on microorganisms in cold habitats

Kälteaffine Bakterien könnten der Schlüssel für umweltfreundliche und energieschonende Waschmittel sein

Neue Studie will Tauglichkeit speziell von Mikroorganismen aus kalten Lebensräumen für Anwendungen im Bereich der Biotechnologie prüfen

Goodyear Unveils Oxygene, a Concept Tire Designed to Support Cleaner and More Convenient Urban Mobility

Goodyear’s Oxygene concept envisions a driving solution that improves air quality

Das Potenzial biobasierter Kunststoffe als Verpackung für Lebensmittel

Kooperationsprojekt präsentiert zum Abschluss seine Ergebnisse im Bundeslandwirtschaftsministerium