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23 August 2017

Mit Sonnenlicht, Kohlendioxid und organischen Nährstoffen: Nachhaltige Biofarbstoffe und Proteine industriell aus Algenbiomasse gewinnen

Forschungsverbund will in Sachsen-Anhalt die Gewinnung von Farbstoffen und Proteinen aus Mikroalgen im Industriemaßstab erproben

3D printable resin: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to melt-stable engineered lignin thermoplastic

A novel family of commercial-ready, lignin-based 3D-printable composites

Value Days at the Landfill: The Digest 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to unlocking polylactic acid from waste biogas

NatureWorks’s Ken Williams presented this illuminating update at DOE Peer Review on progress to date

22 August 2017

Carbon Conversion: A new additive helps researchers more selectively convert CO2 to multicarbon fuels

The reaction was highly selective for the more desirable fuels that contain multiple carbons—such as ethylene, ethanol, and propanol

Good shoes take you good places – the rise of bio-based footwear

Bio-based, biodegradable and recycled footwear can now help you to reduce your environmental footprint

DuPont accelerating in bioplastics for packaging and more

Company's commitment to innovative biomaterials aims to revolutionize the materials’ landscape

MetGen, Sweetwater unlocking lignin – the roughest, toughest, ornieri’st material that ever bushwhack’d a pioneer in the Valley of Death

For all of your questions about the advanced bioeconomy there’s just the one answer and that is “lignin”

POET Biorefining – Marion breaks ground on 80 million-gallon expansion

Hundreds of farmers, area leaders join POET CEO in commemorating start of construction, new jobs, new grain demand

21 August 2017

Algae cultivation technique could advance biofuels

Researchers developed a unique biofilm reactor that recycles gasses and uses less water and lower light than typical reactors

Plant-produced polio vaccines could help eradicate age old disease

Plants have been used to produce a new vaccine against poliovirus in what is hoped to be a major step towards global eradication of the disease

Fragrant Moss: a Product of Synbio and a Symbol for the Future

Three flavours: patchouli, linalool and geranium

BioAmber announces record revenues for the second quarter 2017 and purchase of Mitsui equity stake in Sarnia Joint Venture

BioAmber entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Mitsui & Co., Ltd.'s entire minority equity position in the Sarnia manufacturing joint venture

18 August 2017

Genomatica introduces next process technology

A new biobased process technology to make a naturally sourced 1,3-butylene glycol

Genomatica goes big with Bio-BG

Why GENO BG is BIG news

Lightweight bioplastic carrier bags a top EU priority

The popular issue of lightweight carrier bags is seeing the first consequence of the EU Plastic Bags Directive

Fate of So-Called Biodegradable Polymers in Seawater and Freshwater

A systematic study comparing degradation of different polymers under same conditions

Nachhaltigkeit: Forscher der Uni Halle entwickeln Milchkapsel, die sich selbst auflöst

Milch ohne Plastik- oder Pappverpackung: Eine Milchkapsel mit einer löslichen Hülle haben Forscher der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) entwickelt

17 August 2017

TOP A smart, faster path to Zero Lifecycle Emission

Advances from the EU in direct carbon capture from air

Strom zu Gas-Anlage der Thüga-Gruppe hat alle Erwartungen übertroffen

Dekarbonisierung verschiedenster Sektoren via SzG möglich

Climate change – silver fir beats Norway spruce and European beech

In future, Norway spruce should generally be used reluctantly, and only be promoted on sites featuring good water supply

Klimawandel – die Tanne sticht Fichte und Buche aus

Die Fichte sollte an allen Wuchsorten künftig zurückhaltend verwendet und nur auf gut wasserversorgten Wuchsorten gefördert werden

The Bioeconomy Investor and the decline in information channels, company awareness and fundamental research

Digest's storyline this week about BioAmber: rising sales, new financing, a dangerous put option retired, and a tanking stock price

16 August 2017

The electrochemical approach: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Upgrading Biorefinery Waste to Industrial Chemicals and Hydrogen

Staser’s team prepared these slides for DOE’s 2017 Project Peer Review meeting

Ein Herz aus Spinnenseide

Forscher der Universitäten Bayreuth und Erlangen legen den Grundstein zur künstlichen Produktion von Herzgewebe

Advanced Fermentation Agitation with Methanotrophs and Other Organisms

Gregory Benz, a member of Lee Enterprises Consulting, special to The Digest

Tuning für Naturwerkstoffe

Knackpunkt für die Industrialisierung von Naturstoffen sind Verfügbarkeit und konstante Qualität

Problembewusstsein zu Mikroplastik in der Umwelt

Die Umweltbelastung durch Pestizide wird durch deren Mikroverkapselung deutlich reduziert

15 August 2017

Bioplastics for the railway sector and the orange juice packaging from wastes of the juice industry

MIPLASCOE project aiming on the recovery of citrus wastes by microbial fermentation and the synthesis of bio-polyesters

Den Rohstoff Lignocellulose verwerten

LXP-Group-Geschäftsführerin Katrin Streffer erklärt im Interview, wie das LX-Verfahren im großtechnischen Maßstab ökonomisch umgesetzt werden kann

Croda Acquires Research Enterprise Enza Biotech

Enza Biotech’s patented technology will enhance Croda’s well-established natural and renewable product portfolio

Mehr Arzneipflanzen in Deutschland anbauen – die Nachfrage ist da

Vorträge der 3. Tagung „Arzneipflanzenanbau in Deutschland – mit koordinierter Forschung zum Erfolg“ jetzt als e-Book erschienen

Aemetis Signs Agreement for Advanced Gasification Technology to Produce Cellulosic Ethanol

Under the Master Agreement, Aemetis has predominant exclusive rights to use the InEnTec gasification equipment and technology for cellulosic ethanol production

Nigeria: Nation Can Make Billions From Cassava Export – Expert

Nigeria could earn billions in foreign currency from its 47 million tonnes of cassava tubers produced annually, a university don, Prof. Aloy Ezirim has said

14 August 2017

MATER-BIOTECH organizes an open day at its innovative plant

The event is organized by the Bio-Qed project

Biobased building blocks: an update

Biobased specialties fit the requirements of a developing industry, but require more people with know how to formulate and understand what their end market needs

2017 DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation Given for PLANTIC R

Bio-based Barrier Film PLANTIC R was recognized for its environmental friendliness and recyclability

Carbon Nitride Aerogels for the Photoredox Conversion of Water

Freestanding aerogels with high photocatalytic activity to enable hydrogen evolution and H2O2 production under visible light irradiation

Leichte Katalysatoren für die künstliche Photosynthese

Aerogele aus Kohlenstoffnitrid vermitteln die photokatalytische Umwandlung von Wasser

EU will weniger Raps im Tank

Mit Biodiesel der Umwelt und den Bauern helfen - eigentlich ein guter Plan. Aber jetzt droht der Absturz

Climate-Neutral Driving: Continental Successfully Tests the Synthetic Diesel Fuel OME

In the Continental diesel car, a 15 % OME share reduces CO2 emissions by approximately eight grams per kilometer

Klimaneutral fahren: Continental testet erfolgreich synthetischen Diesel-Ersatzkraftstoff OME

Beim Diesel-Versuchsfahrzeug von Continental reduziert ein 15-prozentiger OME-Anteil die CO2-Emission um 8 Gramm pro Kilometer

U.S. ethanol makers steer away from fuel, reach for booze

ADM and Green Plains said on Tuesday they are converting fuel-ethanol capacity into beverage and industrial alcohol production, as well as idling some mills

11 August 2017

5 minutes with Reyna Bryan, Director of Strategy, Elk Packaging

Reyna provides an insight into sustainable packaging market and how demand has changed in recent years

Startup commercializes soy microbead to provide safe, ecofriendly alternative to plastic microbeads used in cosmetic, soap products

SoyFoliate's microbead innovation could offer an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic microbeads

Soja statt Plastik für umweltfreundliche Kosmetik

Biologisch abbaubare Mikroperlen für verträglichere Körperpflege

Don’t be selfish, save the shellfish! Shellfish are more useful than ever imagined

There are more and more every day uses for waste shells often destined for landfills

Lignin can make building materials less toxic, replaces petroleum

MSU research showing the 100 percent successful substitution of phenol with lignin

Corbion signs agreement to bid for substantially all of the assets of innovative microalgae specialist TerraVia

TerraVia leverages its microalgae platform to deliver high-value ingredients with clear benefits, such as Omega-3 for animal nutrition and tailored oils

Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme Magdeburg

Wissenschaftler am Max-Planck-Institut haben mittels mathematischer Modelle fünf Mikroorganismen hinsichtlich ihres Potenzials zur zellulären Synthese von Chemikalien untersucht

10 August 2017

China Rediscovers Hemp

Hemp has attracted attention among China's scientific, political and industrial communities