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10 Januar 2017

Dark Photocatalysis: Storage of Solar Energy in Carbon Nitride for Time-Delayed Hydrogen Generation

New approach for storing sunlight as long-lived radicals provides the structural basis for designing photocatalysts with long-lived photo-induced states

Finding the next generation of carbon – “flue gases become feedstock”

New half a million Euro EU project 'CarbonNext' to be running for two years

9 Januar 2017

TOP New venture selects Cargill’s Tennessee site to produce Calysta FeedKind Protein

Site will house one of the largest gas fermentation facilities to produce sustainable fish feed ingredient

A good start for 2017: Let’s start measuring all plastics along the same yardstick!

What is needed in the bioplastics economy is not more, but better communication

Nachhaltige Zahnpflege: Zahnbürsten-Griff aus IfBB-Biowerkstoff

Borstenköpfe bestehen aus Miswak-Holz und sind austauschbar

Konferenz der Kohlendioxid-Verwerter

Nachlese: Auf einer Konferenz in Köln ging es um innovative Verfahren der CO2-Nutzung

November-December – The Liquid Continent

Mediterranean bioeconomy able to build a new bridge between the North and South rims

Introducing BamBook – The Global Bamboo Resources Directory

BamBook contributes to WBO’s global network and a series of INBAR Taskforces

Land Under Pressure

A policy briefing on the globals impacts of the EU bioeconomy

19 Dezember 2016

Bio-based News wishes you happy holidays and a good start to 2017!

Bio-based News starts its winter break – we will be back 9 January 2017

Bio-based News wünscht Ihnen frohe Festtage und einen guten Start nach 2017!

Bio-based News startet in die Winterpause - am 9. Januar 2017 sind wir wieder da

16 Dezember 2016

Renewable specialty chemicals: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Green Biologics

Green Biologics CEO Sean Sutcliffe gave this comprehensive presentation at ABLC

Purification of bio-based chemicals on an industrial scale

Various innovative separation techniques were presented at the EFIB-event in Glasgow

Biodegradable silk in Adidas shoes

AMSilk GmbH claims to be the world’s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers

Covestro startet Auslieferung von erstem Produkt auf CO2-Basis: Debüt für Kohlendioxid als Rohstoff

Klimagas in Schaumstoff-Komponente für Matratzen

Covestro begins delivery of first CO2-based product: Debut of carbon dioxide as raw material

Climate gas in foam component for mattresses

Fraunhofer WKI koordiniert vom BMEL geförderten Forschungsverbund zu Zusatznutzen von Dämmstoffen aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

Die sechs Arbeitsbereiche des Projekts führen erstmals zu einer ganzheitlichen Betrachtung des Themas

Meet the French Seaweed Startup rethinking Bioplastics

Algopack hopes to offer new office supplies made from algae

15 Dezember 2016

TOP Are there GreenPremium prices for bio-based products along the value chain?

Be part of it and take 5 minutes for the latest BIOFOREVER survey

AVALON Industries Takes Over All Bio-based Chemistry Activities From AVA-CO2

Subsidiary of AVA-CO2 to taking over all operational activities and focus on global implementation of the HTP-technology for the industrial-scale production of 5-HMF

AVALON Industries übernimmt alle biobasierten Chemieaktivitäten von AVA-CO2

Tochtergesellschaft von AVA-CO2 übernimmt sämtliche operativen Tätigkeiten und konzentriert sich auf weltweite Umsetzung der HTP-Technologie für die industrielle Produktion von 5-HMF

Industry Leaders DuPont, Archer Daniels Midland Company Win Platts Global Energy Breakthrough Solution of the Year Award

Award Honors the Companies for Developing New Platform Technology for Long Sought-After Molecule

Forschung baut auf Schälabfälle von Garnelen

Eröffnung der neuen Labore des Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials, AMIBM

Research Banking on Peels of Shrimp

The new laboratories of the Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials, AMIBM, have been inaugurated

Asiatische Pflanze hilft gegen das Ebolavirus

Biochemiker und Virenforscher testen erfolgreich Hemmstoff gegen Seuchenerreger aus Afrika

Biofuels volume mandates are passé; carbon intensity is hot, says report

Renewable diesel and conventional electricity will be the near-term winners according to the “Identifying Winners in Low-Carbon Fuels” report

14 Dezember 2016

TOP Survey from nova confirms GreenPremium prices for bio-based plastics

nova-Institute is conducting a number of surveys on GreenPremium prices within the BIOFOREVER project

TOP SynBio reinvents Photosynthesis with artificial CO2-fixing Pathway

Team leader of CETCH project, Tobias Erb, succeeded in isolating a very efficient CO2-fixing enzyme

Bio-Schmierstoffe aus Frittenfett

Berliner Materialforscher haben ein enzymatisches Verfahren zur Herstellung von Schmierstoffen aus Altfett entwickelt. Der neue Bio-Schmierstoff basiert auf Frittenfett und ist biologisch abbaubar

UMass Amherst Chemical Engineers Lead Team that Boosts Valuable Chemical p-xylene Production from Biomass

Researchers developed new method that generates a 97 percent yield and uses biomass feedstocks

We Really Do Mean “Drop-in”: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

Overview on the company that developed an industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts

Leaf Resources, Novozymes in biomass-to-sugars collaboration

Glycerine to economically produce cellulosic sugars

Minnesota n-butanol plant comes online

The plant has already made its first customer shipment and facility operations are going well so far

13 Dezember 2016

TOP Did you know that carbon dioxide can be used as raw material for plastics?

5th Conference on CO2 with record attendance

TOP New Publication:  Handbook of Commercial Bio-based Chemicals

Objective is to concentrate on the approaches to achieving commercially viable processes, and to evaluating the chances of bio-products to compete with petrochemical materials

Suez and Total partner to recycle cooking oil into biofuel

Signature of a 10-year agreement to increase the amount of used cooking oil collected by 20% and supply the La Mède biorefinery in France

Tetra Pak gets closer to fully renewable packaging goal with new aseptic carton

World's first aseptic carton package to receive the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its 80% content of renewable materials

Tetra Pak nähert sich mit neuem aseptischem Karton dem Ziel, Verpackungen zu 100 Prozent aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen zu fertigen

Weltweit erste aseptische Kartonverpackung erhält mit 80% Anteil an nachwachsenden Rohstoffen die höchste Vinçotte-Zertifizierung

Who is afraid of the bioeconomy?

Election of Donald Trump at the US presidency will be a strong brake in the development of the bioeconomy

The Emerging Bioeconomy Ecosystems

Leaf Resources and Novozymes collaboration to further increase the yields and efficiency with Leaf Resources’ innovative biomass conversion technology

Chinese firm gives tentative green light to Kemi biorefinery

The CEO of the company's Finnish subsidiary says that next year will bring a final decision – and hopefully a groundbreaking for the billion-euro facility in northern Finland

12 Dezember 2016

TOP Depolymerizing lignin and making it pay – now, soon, never?

Lignin developed from residue that was only useful as a fuel for producing cellulose into a sustainable and very satisfactory alternative to fossil fuels

Leaf Resources and Novozymes launch biomass-to-sugars collaboration

Novozymes bringing its expertise in biotechnology to customize its broad portfolio of robust, high-yielding enzymes to the GLYCELL process

Commission under fire over post-2020 biofuels targets

EWABA suggests that Commission's proposal for a new Renewable Energy Directive can still be improved during its legislative passage

Grüner Gegenentwurf – Biokunststoffe bieten nicht nur ökologische Vorteile

EU prüft Verbot von oxo-Additive enthaltenden Kunststoff-Tragetaschen und unterstützt Standardisierung und Einsatz kompostierbarer Produkte

Would You Feel Sexy Wearing Eau de Extinction?

Synthetic biologists seek to make perfumes from extinct trees and flowers

Biomass-Fed Chemical Process Projects, 2016

All projects using biomass to manufacture a product and all process projects fed an intermediate produced from biomass are included in the database

9 Dezember 2016

Christophe Schilling talks to Il Bioeconomista

An exclusive interview with the CEO of Genomatica

INEOS Compounds announced today that it has entered into a licence agreement with Resysta International GmbH

The Resysta ARF will initially be manufactured at the INEOS Compounds site in Sins, Switzerland, to respond to the growing demand from European customers

INEOS Compounds gab heute den Abschluss eines Lizenzvertrags mit der Resysta International GmbH bekannt

Resysta ARF soll am INEOS Compounds-Standort in der Schweiz hergestellt werden, um wachsender Europäischer Nachfrage zu begegnen