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14 Februar 2017

EREMA: ReFresher ensures odourless recyclate in post-consumer recycling

Customers now have access to a mobile ReFresher for test purposes

EREMA: ReFresher sorgt für geruchsneutrales Rezyklat im Post Consumer Recycling

Kunden steht ab sofort ein mobiler ReFresher für Versuchszwecke zur Verfügung

Studenten entwickeln neues biologisch abbaubares Plastik aus Bananen

Industrielle Produktion könnte Möglichkeiten für zahlreiche Anwendungen eröffnen

Will bioplastics repeat the biofuels saga?

Unfortunately, the green credentials of bioplastics are far from straightforward

Partnership Initiated for the Development of a Wood to Chemicals Reference Plant in Delfzijl

AkzoNobel, Avantium, Chemport Europe, RWE and Staatsbosbeheer create a breakthrough technology deployment to accelerate the biobased economy

Global Bioenergies finalizes acquisition of Syngip

The Syngip acquisition is central to Global Bioenergies’ strategy of diversifying the feedstocks suitable for use in its isobutene process

13 Februar 2017

Covestro tackling carbon-fiber-reinforced PC, PU from CO2

Global materials firm Covestro AG is making progress with two new projects

Green PAC, motor of the biobased economy

Initiative of two Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences now offers a dual master course in Polymer Engineering

Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

Falk Bouwsystemen B.V. using BASF-method to produce sandwich panels with high content of renewable resources

Mehr nachwachsende Rohstoffe in Bauprodukten durch zukunftsweisendes Biomass Balance Verfahren

Falk Bouwsystemen B.V. nutzt BASF-Verfahren, um Sandwich-Paneele mit einem möglichst hohen Anteil an nachwachsenden Rohstoffen herzustellen

Woher kommt die Bioökonomie? Eine regionalökonomische Spurensuche mit innovativen Methoden

Forschungsprojekt B2B-Future soll auch die Rolle der öffentlichen Förderung in den Blick nehmen

University of Manchester technology set to reduce the cost of environmentally friendly biochemicals

PhD student's technology to replacing petroleum based surfactants, fuels and other chemicals with environmentally friendly biosurfactants

Coca-Cola Plantbottle: Could Liquid Light’s technology be the answer to Coca-Cola’s 2020 PlantBottle aspirations?

If Liquid Light’s cost claims are achievable with its technology for bio-MEG, it could signify a major breakthrough in the production of PET from sustainable sources

10 Februar 2017

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Lygos’ technical approach

Malonic acid from biobased source

University Students Made Biodegradable Plastic Bags From Bananas

Degradation of the product lasts 18 months; plastic lasts 20 years or more. Researchers consider using new material to make new products

Green Biologics Acquires GreenFlameTM Brand, Inks Kroger as First Retail Partner for Sustainable Charcoal Lighter Fluid

Largest grocery retailer by revenue signs on to offer Green Biologics’ first high performance, bio-based product for consumers

People and the Bioeconomy – Missing the Levers and Pulleys

At the NNFCC we do not believe in coincidence, but sometimes they are difficult to explain...

Phytopharmaceuticals – fighting disease with natural substances

Herbal medicines have been produced in Baden-Württemberg for many generations

Phytopharmaka – mit Naturstoffen Krankheiten bekämpfen

In Baden-Württemberg werden seit Generationen innovative pflanzliche Arzneimittel hergestellt

Break Free From Plastic Movement: European Commission Plastics Roadmap not leading anywhere

Break Free From Plastic Movement believes that the EU Strategy on Plastics needs to face up to the scale of the plastics problem

Bio Composites Market: Asia Pacific Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 – 2020

Increasing demand is expected due to increasing construction, manufacturing and automotive sector

9 Februar 2017

Yanfeng rings up its first production for CHyM lightweight interior parts

Second production line, with an undisclosed European carmaker, will launch soon

Green Biologics Recognized as a Clean Technology Leader by Two Prestigious Industry Awards

Specialty chemicals company named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 and a 2016 Global Clean Energy Award winner

5 minutes with… David Anderson, Global Vice President of Marketing for Green Biologics

Interview with Emily O’Dowd sheds light on the importance of understanding your consumers

Composite Materials from Renewable Biomaterials

Launch of the European Research Project LIBRE, with the Participation of the ITCF

Kompositwerkstoffe aus erneuerbaren Biomaterialien

Start des europäischen Forschungsprojektes LIBRE mit Beteiligung des ITCF

‘Greenwashing’ Costing Walmart $1 Million

Judgment prohibits Walmart from selling plastic products labeled “biodegradable” or with other terms implying the product will break down in a landfill or other environment

With plastic bags and plates, China tries to cure its corn hangover

China's state grain bureau announced new strategy in a five-year policy document

8 Februar 2017

Eco-friendly RWC Keel from Futures Fins rides wave of sustainability

Company planning collaboration with Green Dot Bioplastics to introduce more products utilizing biocomposites and bioplastics

Öko-Trend? Nachwachsende Rohstoffe im Autobau

Inzwischen überwiegen Vorteile gegenüber herkömmlichen Materialien

U of M’s CFANS and CSE to partner on bio-based industry projects

Teams within the U’s Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering to bringing expertise in pulp and paper, food and bio-based industry

Schmierstoffbranche diskutiert nachwachsende Rohstoffe

Bei der Bioschmierstofftagung der FNR diskutierte die Branche Vor- und Nachteile der Produkte

You’d Look Good in Designer Genes

Genetic engineering will soon make commercial bluejean production cheaper than ever

Land-use change possibly produces more Carbon Dioxide than assumed so far

Climate Researchers Study Impacts of Land-use Change on Carbon Dioxide - Reforestation Is Important to Climate Protection and Species Diversity

Landnutzungswandel verursacht wohl mehr CO2 als bisher angenommen

Klimaforscher untersuchen Auswirkungen veränderter Landnutzung auf den Kohlendioxid-Haushalt – Wiederaufforstung wichtig für Klimaschutz und Artenvielfalt

7 Februar 2017

Latest plastic packaging sleeves from Mediane are biobased and recyclable

Using Braskem's sugar cane-based I'm green™ Polyethylene allows Mediane to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its packaging

Global Green and Bio-Based Solvents Market – Segmented by Type, Application, and Geography – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 – 2021)

Government support for research of green and bio-based solvents is opening a gateway to opportunities for the global green and bio-based solvents market

Es geht um die Wurst: Olivenextrakte statt E-Nummern

Neues BMWi-Projekt nutzt funktionelle Stoffe aus Olivenblättern um die Oxidation in Wurstwaren zu reduzieren

Jilin Boda New Materials: Werk für CO2-basierte Kunststoffe in Planung

Ausbau der Kapazitäten für CO2-basierte Kunststoffe und Nanomaterialien auf jeweils bis zu 300.000 Tonnen im Jahr geplant

Mazda uses isosorbide-based engineering plastics

Roadstar RF is the fifth model to use DURABIO™, and the new grade will be adopted for more models

Butadiene from ethanol in one step: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ETB Catalytic technology

Company founder Vladimir Trembovolsky provided this illuminating presentation of the company’s technology

Toray, Mitsui in cellulosic sugar JV in Thailand

The JV will build a demonstration plant which will process around 15 tons of sugarcane bagasse/day

6 Februar 2017

A new class of olefin metathesis catalysts developed

European research project COSMOS aims at reducing the dependence of the European oleochemical industry on tropical oils

Building Up Biomaterials

What do furniture makers, the auto industry and foresters all have in common? A need for innovation in Michigan forest biomaterials

Anstieg der Preise für Naturkautschuk

Notierung innerhalb eines Jahres auf das Doppelte gestiegen

Einkäufer und Produzenten zusammenführen

BMEL fördert Netzwerkarbeit für eine nachhaltige und biobasierte öffentliche Beschaffung

EU Policymakers Boost Bio-based Plastic

"Strategy on Plastics in a circular economy" addresses the "high dependence on fossil feedstock" as one of its three priority areas

What Finland doesn’t want you to know about its forests

The Finnish government unveiled a new climate and energy strategy where it revealed its intention to increase wood harvests by nearly 25%

Novamont buys the remaining 22% of Mater-Biopolymer

Novamont has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 22% of the share capital of Mater-Biopolymer srl

3 Februar 2017

What does the UK’s Industrial Strategy mean for the Bioeconomy?

Following the UK's Industrial Strategy Green Paper, where does the Bioeconomy fit in?