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2 Oktober 2017

Biodegradable flexible multilayer structures to be used in medium-barrier food packaging

In the project RECUBIO, the coating technology has been applied on a biodegradable film to give him the required barrier properties

European Bioplastics: Biodegradable plastics needed to increase recycling efficiency

EUBP echoes the call made by the association of Plastics Recyclers Europe

European Bioplastics: Mehr Effizienz durch separate Recyclingströme für biologisch abbaubare Kunststoffe

Verband schließt sich damit der Forderung der Plastics Recyclers Europe an

Michigan State University: $10M DOE grant to help boost camelina oilseed yield

DoE grant paving the way to explore and to boost this promising biofuel crop’s yield

EU and GMOs: The case for a knowledge-based society

Do we really wish to have a science-based society or should we let ourselves be governed by prejudices and misconceptions?

Modular drop-in fuel technology to boost bio-share of oil refineries

The COMSYN project validates the process concept from biomass gasification to final biofuel product

29 September 2017

Current situation and trends of the bio-based industries in Europe

Pilot study by nova-Institute for BBI-JU

Faster humidity regulation by PLA films with dispersed calcium chloride crystals

The high water vapour permeation coefficient of the biopolymer PLA is an advantage for humidity regulating and water vapour absorbing materials

BioBIGG – Bioökonomie im Südbaltischen Raum: Bio-basierte Innovation und Grünes Wirtschaftswachstum

Start des Projekts im Interreg-Programm „Südliche Ostsee“

Strong Public Policy is the Bedrock of Biotech Economic Growth

Advances in biotechnology innovation and commercialization have had an enormous positive impact on the U.S. economy

Swedish initiative on biocomposites to achieve sustainability goals

Biocomposites innovation project will develop new knowledge, materials and processes in four sub-projects

Covestro develops bio-based aniline

Covestro has developed a 100% bio-based aniline using biomass feedstock

Stakeholder-Workshop: Was treibt die Bioökonomie in Deutschland und der Welt an?

Der kostenlose Workshop wird am 7. November 2017 im Maternushaus in Köln stattfinden.  Uhrzeit: 10:00 – 16:00 Uhr

28 September 2017

North of England generates £91 billion for UK bioeconomy

The north of England report showed innovation capability and industrial capacity to deliver a world-leading bioeconomy

Biomasse aus Mikroalgen: BMBF unterstützt Forschungsprojekte

Mit neuen Lichtkonzepten wollen Forscher eines deutsch-russischen Projekts zur internationalen Bioökonomie die Mikroalgen-Produktion effizient und kostengünstig gestalten

Scientists show how to control catalyst that turns a greenhouse gas into a fuel or feedstock

The Pivotal Step in Turning Carbon Dioxide

Digitalization to boost circulation of clothes

Digitalization will transform the textile industry from the shopping experience to the recycling of the materials. VTT is helping two Finnish industry pioneers NOMO and Remeo, to start the revolution

Depolymerizing that dang lignin: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to biochemical lignin deconstruction

Lignin valorization is key for meeting the DOE’s hydrocarbon fuel cost and sustainability targets in integrated biorefineries

27 September 2017

It’s Definitely Possible to Turn Greenhouse Gases into Fuel Feedstock

PNNL researchers figured out a way to make sure that converting CO2 would only produce the desired chemical

Forscher arbeiten an Biosprit aus Riesentang

Abkehr vom Anbau von Energiepflanzen auf dem Land als Hauptziel

Who is shortlisted for the Bio-Based Americas Innovation Awards 2017?

The winners will be announced at Bio-Based Live Americas in San Diego on 26th September

Siemens and VTT to develop digital forest industry

The aim is to create a successful industry ecosystem, in which new ideas can be developed and commercialized in an agile manner

DowDuPont to spin off material science in 18 months

Three new industry-leading entities in agriculture, materials science and speciality products

26 September 2017

Braskem, Buhbli Organics and Peel Plastics bring sustainable packaging innovation to the natural retail market

Buhbli Organics to reduce the footprint of their Himalayan Bath Salts pouch by using I'm Green PolyethyleneTM from Braskem

2. Internationaler Bioökonomie-Kongress: „Bioökonomie ist der Schlüssel zu einer nachhaltigeren Wirtschaft“

Globale Perspektive und interdisziplinäre Forschung und Vernetzung notwendig - 62 Vorträge und 88 Postervorstellungen bei Tagung an der Universität Hohenheim

Solar-to-Fuel System Recycles CO2 to Make Ethanol and Ethylene

Berkeley Lab advance is first demonstration of efficient, light-powered production of fuel via artificial photosynthesis

Digitalization: Towards the ‘Uber’ of bioeconomy

New global service platforms are entering the market and challenging the existing market entirely

Umweltgruppen fordern Fitness-Checks und klare Ziele für die zukünftige GAP

Die Ökologisierungs-Maßnahmen von 2013 hätten es nicht geschafft, den Biodiversitätsverlust, die Bodenverarmung und die Wasserverschmutzung aufzuhalten

Environmentalists push for ‘fitness check’ and clear goals in the next CAP

Environmentalists say the ‘greening’ measures introduced in 2013 are failing to halt biodiversity loss, soil depletion and water pollution

25 September 2017

CCCI celebrates $950,000 federal investment in equipment

Ottawa investing in carbon capture and conversion technology

British Airways powers its future by turning household rubbish into jet fuel

Partnership with Velocys, a renewable fuels company, is part of the airline’s plans to develop long-term, sustainable fuel options

Wo Nachhaltigkeit hoch im Kurs steht

Tecnaro ist zum dritten Mal mit dem Green-Brands-Siegel ausgezeichnet worden - Diskussion mit Franz Untersteller

Fabric made from VTT’s recycled fibre feels half way between cotton and viscose

First product models demonstrate that recycled fibre can be transformed into a yarn and pleasant fabric

Wie kann die GAP der Zukunft ihren Umwelteinfluss messen?

Die europäischen Landwirte sehen sich einer Reihe Herausforderungen gegenüber

Can the next CAP measure its green performance?

Europe’s farmers face a variety of challenges

22 September 2017

Dandelion rubber tyre developed by WUR and Vredestein

Innovative prototype is the result of a EU joint initiative called DRIVE4EU

Unique electric scooter from biobased materials launched

The Be.e is the first electric scooter that was designed, developed and manufactured, with structural parts made from biocomposites

SKZ auf der FAKUMA 2017: Biokunststoffe im Fokus

Das SKZ untersuchte Prozess- und Verarbeitungsparameter für eine Vielzahl von Biokunststoffen. Die Ergebnisse werden auf der FAKUMA präsentiert

Lenzing Opens New Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong

Expansion of cooperation with partners along the value chain in Asia

Lenzing eröffnet neues Applikations- und Innovationscenter in Hongkong

Ausbau der Kooperation mit Partnern der textilen Wertschöpfungskette in Asien

Unlocking Marine Biotechnology in the Developing World

New technologies will be necessary to harness marine biodiversity, and collaboration across government, academic, and private sectors will be crucial

21 September 2017

Geneva Airport is first to advance Carbon War Room-SkyNRG ‘Airport Approach’

Geneva Airport has committed to introduce sustainable and renewable jet fuel for aircraft operations starting late 2018

Hints from hemoglobin lead to better carbon monoxide storage

Newly created material can absorb carbon monoxide far better than other materials

Lebensmittelkühlung durch Bio-Abfall

Fraunhofer UMSICHT setzt mit Partnern aus Deutschland und vor Ort in Indien die Idee einer Bio-Kälte-Anlage um

Recycled film quality negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe

Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics

Targeted Microbial Development: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to biological upgrading of biomass sugars

A NREL-led research team is investigating the engineering of  Zymomonasfor 2,3 butanediol production

20 September 2017

BioAmber Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors is pleased to have found an individual with an ideal industry background as well as public company experience

Corbion approved as highest bidder in sale of innovative microalgae specialist TerraVia

United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware authorized TerraVia to consummate the sale to Corbion

Biokunststoffe nachhaltig färben

Susbox des Farbexperten Finke gibt auf der Fakuma einen Überblick zur Einfärbung biobasierter und bioabbaubarer Kunststoffe

Under EU attack, top palm oil producers rethink trade strategy

Increasing fire in Europe over its impact on forest destruction, encouraging producers to look at new markets