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13 Oktober 2017

Fuel from waste and electricity

Production of drop-in fuel from complex biomass and electric energy by combined microbial and electrochemical conversion

Kraftstoff aus Abfällen und Elektrizität?

Wissenschaftler zeigen, dass es möglich ist, aus komplexer Biomasse und elektrischer Energie drop-in Kraftstoff zu produzieren

12 Oktober 2017

Total Corbion PLA at Fakuma: bioplastic innovations from coffee capsules to sushi platters

Visitors are welcome to enjoy a fresh cup of coffee brewed from a PLA coffee capsule and served in a PLA cup

Neuer Leitfaden zur Trocknung von Arzneipflanzen

Im Fokus stehen Maßnahmen zur Steigerung der Energieeffizienz unter primärenergetischen und wirtschaftlichen Gesichtspunkten

UPM Raflatac launches new plant-based PE film for home and personal care applications

RafBio PE performs just like standard PE film, and its excellent flexibility makes it ideal for squeezable bottles and contoured containers

Modern Meadow Launches Zoa, the First Ever Biofabricated Leather Material Brand

After five years of research and development in the lab, Modern Meadow is excited to share a series of product prototypes with the public, and unveil the brand: Zoa

Leder aus der Petrischale

Modern Meadow präsentiert weltweit erstes biotechnisch hergestelltes Leder

Meet the Transgenic Silkworms That Are Spinning out Spider Silk

Michigan-based polymer development company KBL using silkworms to produce spidersilk

SC Johnson to Acquire Method and Ecover

According to SC Johnson, it has an ongoing dialogue about chemicals, disclosure and so-called natural products

German researchers boost metabolism of baker’s yeast to improve yields

Artificial transporter enzyme complexes improve sugar utilization in baker’s yeast

11 Oktober 2017

Could wood pulp make cars lighter and more efficient?

Car parts of the future could be made out of a surprising material. Wood.

Braskem renews contract with Sojitz Pla-Net for the supply Green Plastic

Partnership will increase the availability of renewable products in the region, serving more than 100 customers and different markets

Innovative biobasierte Schmierstoffe werden gezielt gefördert

Aktueller Forschungsaufruf des BMEL veröffentlicht

Top 10 wood waste projects – Not letting waste go to waste

All around the world scientist's projects are taking the leftovers and turning them into something valuable

Is the EU serious about sugar reform?

World global sugar producers are effectively locked out of the European market

New Light for Phytochemicals

New technology will open new avenues for natural modulation of medicinal and crop plant metabolomes for better colour, flavour, fragrance, and antioxidant properties

Mikroplastik in Meeren: Hochschule Niederrhein forscht an biologisch abbaubarer Sport-Kleidung

Verschmutzung durch winzige textile Fasern, die sich beim Waschen lösen und mit dem Abwasser in die Weltmeere gelangen

10 Oktober 2017

nova Session “Sustainability of first and second generation crops for the chemical and plastics industry – going beyond the food vs. fuel debate”

22 November 2017, 10:00 - 16:30 h, Terminal 1, Airport Cologne/Bonn

Production of 400,000 t of Biocomposites in Europe for Construction, Automotive, Furniture and Consumer Goods

The Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC) will be the largest industry meeting on biocomposites worldwide, 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany

New Biorizon project on pyrolysis-based application of lignin-rich residues

Char and pyrolysis oil fractions are obtained which can serve as a bio-based additive or substitute of fossil based compounds in higher-value applications

iPACKING-GREEN by PAPACKS & GOERNER GROUP – Intelligent “green” packaging

Innovative, environmentally friendly and sustainable - Sustainable packaging is on the rise

iPACKING-GREEN by PAPACKS & GOERNER GROUP — Intelligente „grüne“ Verpackungen

Innovativ, umweltfreundlich und nachhaltig — Nachhaltige Verpackungen sind auf dem Vormarsch

Success in succinic, succinctly: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to BioAmber

Second quarter 2017 results generated BioAmber’s largest quarterly revenue ever

EU ‘confident’ sugar sector prepared for end of quota

Sugar beet is often one of several arable crops that farmers produce, making them more resilient to sudden price drops

Study: Consumers see value in biodegradable food packaging

Consumers ranked biodegradability attributes just as important as sustainability and recyclability attributes

Grüner Wasserstoff für die Energiespeicherung

Neuartige Elektrodenmaterialien sollen die effiziente Wasserstoffherstellung aus regenerativen Energiequellen preiswerter machen

9 Oktober 2017

Which implementation strategy is right for bio-based chemicals – drop-in, smart drop-in and dedicated ones?

Developing a roadmap for an increasingly bio-based European chemical industry

Tierra introduces new 100% bio-based jacket

Deterra Jacket is fully free from fossil based material and uses exclusively bio-based elements

HEXPOL TPE and Wildo develop green solutions for outdoor life

Companies working on the production of a biobased TPE for their iconic Fold-A-Cup

Chitosan aus Algen: EU-Forschungsprojekt “Nano3Bio” beendet

Forscher ziehen positives Fazit - "Wichtiger Beitrag zur biologischen Erzeugung von Rohstoffen"

First product bottling at the Leuna demo plant

Refinery site has successfully operated its entire technical process

2017’s Agriculture Revolution is gaining pace, getting faster

The field of operations has shifted from dreadful revolution in the streets to revolution in the fields and labs

Clariant und Enviral geben erste Lizenzvereinbarung zu sunliquid® Zellulose-Ethanol-Technologie bekannt

Zellulose-Ethanol verfügt über ein erhebliches Potenzial zur Reduzierung von Treibhausgas-Emissionen

Clariant and Enviral sign a license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology

Cellulosic ethanol has significant potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions

6 Oktober 2017

Forestry combating climate change: an inconvenient truth?

Open letter from Director Marc Palahí, of the European Forest Institute

Bauen mit Bambus und Pilzen – nachwachsende Gebäude der Zukunft

KIT-Forschern ist es gelungen, ein Bambus-Komposit zu entwickeln, das sich als Verstärkung von Betonteilen einsetzen lässt

Squaring the circle of plastics recycling

The snail pace so far in terms of implementation of the EU Action Plan on the Circular Economy is embarrassing, write Anders Wijkman and Catia Bastioli

MSU research to harness algae to contain power plant emissions

Algae used to produce biodiesel from coal emissions

Researchers evaluate use of electron transport in furfural biogas

A Spanish team has published its findings on the gas's energy efficiency in EPJ D.

5 Oktober 2017

Catalyst pioneer Econic Technologies partners with SCG Chemicals on CO2-based polymers

The joint venture is one of a number of global partnerships Econic Technologies is engaging in towards realising its goal to create value from waste CO2

Bioplastik löst keine Abfallprobleme: Deutsche Umwelthilfe fordert Vermeidung und Mehrwegsysteme statt Greenwashing durch Biokunststoffe

Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) fordert Ende des Greenwashings von Wegwerfverpackungen aus Bioplastik

IBB Netzwerk GmbH: Herzlichen Glückwunsch AMSilk!

Erster Hersteller synthetischer Seiden-Biopolymere wurde von der deutschen Ausgabe der MIT Technology Review zu einem der 50 innovativsten Unternehmen weltweit gekürt

AMSilk named one of the 50 most innovative companies worldwide by Technology Review

In the fourth year, this exclusive list honors companies that have achieved a technological breakthrough

Psst! The latest bioeconomy flashes from Bayer, Gingko, BioAmber, Joule, TerraVia, Corbion, Phytelligence, DNA Script

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks will create a new company focused on the plant microbiome

4 Oktober 2017

Eastman Licenses 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid (“FDCA”) Technology to Origin Materials

Origin also recently purchased an oxidation pilot plant from Eastman that will enable them to demonstrate the licensed technology

Biomasse produzieren, Recht auf Nahrung wahren: Food Security-Kriterien im Praxistest

Welthungerhilfe, WWF und Universität Bonn erproben selbst entwickelte Ernährungssicherungskriterien für Nachhaltigkeitszertifizierungen u.a. im Baumwollanbau in der Côte d‘Ivoire und auf Zuckerrohr-Plantagen in Guatemala

Braskem and A. Schulman Enter Into Partnership to Use Green Polyethylene in Rotomolding Processes

A. Schulman will bring this solution to the market by featuring the "I'm greenTM" seal

SC Johnson Signs Agreement to Acquire Method and Ecover

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals in the U.S., U.K. and Germany, and other customary closing conditions

Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer sustainable and renewable solutions for aviation

The target shall be at least 1% of the annual jet fuel consumption at Genève Aéroport shall be composed of renewable jet fuel

3 Oktober 2017

Federal government seeking partner to look at way to create domestic jet biofuel industry

The government signed an international agreement to make the airline industry carbon-neutral by 2020 and biofuels are currently the only way to meet that target