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30 Juni 2017

Schülerin beim „Jugend gründet“ Bundesfinale mit ALTANA Sonderpreis Chemie ausgezeichnet

Geschäftsidee SweetPower® ist eine Lithium-Ionen-Batterie, bei der Erdöl oder Graphit durch Zuckerrübenmaterial ersetzt wird

Explosive new ICCT report says “offsets” will dominate “alternative fuels” in aviation

“Bulk of aviation emissions reductions will be achieved through carbon offsets,” not fuels, writes ICCT

University of Minnesota: Biorenewable Alternative to Polyacrylates

By using bio-renewable materials, this method offers potential sustainable alternatives

Norway’s Statkraft to make biofuel from wood chips and other waste

Company's "hydro thermal liquefaction" process turns wood and organic waste into a second-generation biofuel that is carbon neutral

European Bioplastics elects new Board – François de Bie confirmed as Chairman

Clear vote of confidence affirmed the strategic direction set by the previous Board

European Bioplastics wählt neuen Vorstand – François de Bie im Amt des Vorsitzenden bestätigt

Klares Votum zum dritten Mal in Folge bekräftigte die strategische Ausrichtung des Verbandes

Ecofys study on Crude Tall Oil markets and availability: sufficient supply for advanced biofuels, biomaterials and energy usage

The study brings necessary information into the debate concerning raw material availability for various end-uses such as advanced biofuels and biomaterials

Amyris Partners with Queensland on Biofutures Acceleration Program in Next Step Toward Planned Development of Biorefinery

Plans call for developing a new production plant with support from local partners to produce Amyris’s sugar cane-based ingredient called farnesene

29 Juni 2017

nova’s experts introduced: Dr Ángel Puente

Life Cycle Assessments, Sustainability, Chemistry

New business opportunities for the industry

Project ProNanoCell's aim was to develop new green composite materials from the forest sector

This Startup Wants To Turn America’s Yard Waste Into A Petroleum Substitute

Alliance Bio-Products plans to open a new plant that will turn yard waste into a replacement for petroleum

From sun to pump: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Direct Photosynthetic Production of Biodiesel

BETO: Production of Biodiesel by Decoupled Cyanobacteria at the 2017 DOE Project Peer Review

Metsä Wood launches Open Source Wood Initiative

A pioneering open innovation project to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction

Metsä Wood bringt ‚Open Source Wood‘ auf den Weg

Ein bahnbrechendes Open-Innovation-Projekt, das das Wachstum im groß angelegten Holzbau beschleunigen soll

Thailand Creates Technology That Decomposes Plastic Bags in Weeks

With a new eco-friendly push, Thailand is turning the heads of environmentalists and investors alike

Stanford discovery could lead to sustainable source of the fuel additive ethanol

Most fuel additive ethanol used in the U.S. is made from corn, new research reveals that copper can turn carbon dioxide into ethanol without using corn or other plants

Turkish researcher awarded grant to study electrodeionization for biofuels

Humeyra Ulusoy-Erol has been selected to receive an AAUW International Doctoral Fellowship from the American Association of University Women

28 Juni 2017

Europe, Flanders, the Province of East-Flanders and the City of Ghent invest €9,36 million in the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

Investment will be used to build up new research infrastructure specifically for gas fermentation and Down-Stream Processing

Rettenmaier & Söhne: Pflanzliche Verdicker für Kosmetika entwickelt

Gute technische Eigenschaften, bei Temperaturstabilität und Haptik noch Verbesserungsbedarf

Beleaf Chair – Sitzmöbel aus Laub und einem biobasierten Bindemittel

Kreativer slowakischer Designer ertüftelt bachtenswerte Entwicklung aus Laub und Bio-Harz

Nordson receives Plastpol Poland Innovation Award for Xaloy® MPX Wear Coating Technology for plasticating screws

Xaloy MPX thermal spray coating is made up of particles only 5 microns in diameter

Nordson releases PLA screw and barrel package

The new Xaloy PLA screw and barrel package from Nordson eliminates guesswork and minimizes start-up complications for molders and extrusion processor

Lenzing: EcoVero™ fibers – new industry standard in eco-friendly viscose

Achieving low environmental impact requires developing eco-friendly raw materials and a sustainable manufacturing process

NatureWorks launches Performance Chemicals Division

Vercet™ lactide-based chemistries offering will be more or less customized to provide solutions rather than just drop-ins

Eastman makes China the global launch for new bioplastic

Eastman Chemical Co. launched a new bioplastic material at the Chinaplas trade show that's made 50 percent from trees from sustainably managed forests

27 Juni 2017

BIC Announces New SIRA Roadmap to Develop Europe’s Bioeconomy

Updated SIRA addresses the technological and innovation challenges facing the bio-based industries

Polyamid aus Rizinusöl

Bio-Fed ergänzt Portfolio um biobasierte PA 6.10-Compounds auf Basis von Sebacinsäure

Emery Oleochemicals Announces New High-Performance Plasticizer, EDENOL® DOZ

Response to market demand for more readily available azelaic acid-derived plasticizers specifically designed for PVC and synthetic rubber applications

Shell Homage – BioComposites mit Schalen von Eiern, Nüssen und Kakaobohnen

Ägyptische Designerin produziert Möbel und Alltagsgegenstände aus selbst entwickelten biobasierten Verbundwerkstoffen

Innovation in the European Bioeconomy: 15 million euro project optimizes value chains for miscanthus and hemp

EU project with 22 partners from science, agriculture, and industry - new varieties, cultivation on unused areas, biomass value chains, life cycle assessment, and knowledge transfer

Von der Biomasse zum Produkt: Uni Hohenheim leitet Bioökonomie-Projekt über 15 Mio. Euro

EU-Projekt mit 22 Partnern aus Wissenschaft, Landwirtschaft und Industrie - Neue Sorten, Anbau auf ungenutzten Flächen, Ökobilanz und Wissens-Transfer

Corbion granted halal and kosher certification for its PATIONIC® polymer additives

Corbion can now enable its customers to satisfy rising consumer demand for complete halal and kosher-certified products across a variety of applications

NatureWorks Creates Performance Chemicals Division and Launches Vercet Product Line

The customizable properties of Vercet polyols provide excellent hardness, solvent resistance, and low color in polyurethanes

Oslo airport imports biofuels from California, greens doubt benefit

The jet fuel blend sold for planes in Oslo now has 0.2 percent biofuels in the test project

26 Juni 2017

RoadToBio: Roadmap for the Chemical Industry in Europe towards a Bioeconomy

The roadmap will specify the benefits for the chemical industry along the path from fossil-based industry towards a bioeconomy to meet the societal needs in 2030

New Biomaterials Showcase Biosuccinium® as Front-runner with Winning Footprint

Innovative Biosuccinium®-based polyurethanes have a significant share of bio-based content and will enable more sustainable products

Efficient Steam Generation with Sunlight

Researchers developed a solar steam generation device based on carbon nanotube-modified flexible wood membrane

Chancen der Bioökonomie in Bayern

Empfehlungen des regionalen Sachverständigenrates Bioökonomie wurden auf  Veranstaltung diskutiert

Sarnia to play role in developing sustainable, renewable plastic

Partnership aims to develop and launch a PET plastic bottle made from 100 per cent sustainable and renewable bio-based material

Unbreakable material made of biopolymers

Evonik and the Taiwanese company Sungo team up to create a drinking bottle made from more than 50 percent renewable raw materials, such as palm kernel and coconut oil

Sunfire produces sustainable crude oil alternative

Power-to-liquid plant in Dresden for first time was operated continuously for more than 1,500 hours

Blue Crude: Sunfire produziert nachhaltigen Erdölersatz

Power-to-Liquids Anlage lief erstmalig im Dauerbetrieb über mehr als 1.500 Stunden

Catia Bastioli calls for action: “A circular approach to bioeconomy”

The circular bioeconomy revolution more than economic is social and cultural, and is based on local communities

The bio route to BTX: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Anellotech

Once research is completed Anellotech will license its Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis process to industrial users around the world

23 Juni 2017

BioAmber Launches a Pharmaceutical Grade for its Bio-succinic Acid

By achieving this new benchmark, all global customers can be assured BioAmber's facility adheres to the rigorous quality control standards set by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Algen als neue Ressource – Outdoorschuhe aus algenbasiertem EVA-Schaumstoff

Vivobarefoot bietet unter dem Namen Ultra 3 einen wasserfesten Outdoorschuh an, der der bis zu 40% aus Algen besteht

Scientists make plastic from sugar and carbon dioxide

New BPA-free plastic could potentially replace current polycarbonates in items such as baby bottles and food containers

FDCA (2,5-furandicarboxylic acid) biorefineries

In recent years, FDCA has received significant attention due to its wide application as a substitute of petrochemical-derived terephthalic acid in the synthesis of useful polymers

HEXPOL TPE helps Grund go Green

Grund company using Dryflex Green thermoplastic elastomers in their new generation bed slat holders

HEXPOL TPE hilft Firma Grund “grün” zu werden

Dryflex Green TPEs für eine neue Generation von Lattenrostkappen