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11 März 2021

Neste favours Rotterdam for new billion-euro refinery

Porvoo is another potential location for the Finnish state-owned company's new facility

10 März 2021

Circa successfully completes €56 Million IPO and starts trading on Euronext Growth Oslo

The private placement attracted strong interest from high-quality and global institutional investors and was more than 15 times oversubscribed

Tropenholz aus dem Drucker

Sun Wood by Stainer: Die schönsten Hölzer aus aller Welt – made in Austria

RECENSO and Technip Energies join forces in sustainable plastic recycling

Joint objective will combine RECENSO’s proprietary CARBOLIQ technology with Technip Energies' leading purification technologies

BMEL unterstützt die Weiterentwicklung des klimafreundlichen Holzbaus

Neue Förderrichtlinie verbessert Bedingungen für das Bauen mit Holz

New H 2020 DEMO project in sustainable packaging based on PHA

NAFIGATE Corporation about to develop ecological packaging of the future

Bioraffinerien in der Kreislaufwirtschaft

Die Konferenz „BIO-raffiniert“ stellte diesmal Reststoffe, Bioabbaubarkeit und innovative Prozesse in den Mittelpunkt

Vegetable proteins replace petroleum-based raw materials

The aim of the TeFuProt project is to shift away from petroleum and make more use of renewable raw materials

Pflanzliche Proteine ersetzen erdölbasierte Rohstoffe

Ziel des Projekts TeFuProt: die Abkehr vom Erdöl, hin zu nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

PHA maker Bio-On’s assets up for auction

A court in Italy has set an auction date for May 5 with a minimum bid of $114.5 million

9 März 2021

TOP Renewable Materials Conference 2021 – A unique concept that covers all renewable materials solutions in one event

Program already available – application period for the innovation award “Renewable Material of the Year 2021” still open! The conference will take place as an online event.

ExxonMobil tests advanced recycling of plastic waste at Baytown facilities

Company formed a joint venture with Agilyx Corporation on developing innovative solutions for large volumes of plastic waste that can be converted into feedstocks

IKEA und thjnk Berlin lüften das Geheimnis um die wertvollste Ressource

Kampagne unter dem Motto "Ideen sind unsere wertvollste Ressource" setzt dort an, wo die Kampagne „Nachhaltigkeit darf kein Luxus sein“ endet

British start-up wins top prize Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge

Innovative packaging stops food from rotting by absorbing excess moisture so that packaged food gradually dries instead

Natural Fiber Welding Builds Dedicated Mirum® Production Facility

Company adding over 100,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space in Peoria, plans to add more than 100 jobs in 2021

Siemens Gamesa und Siemens Energy wollen Produktion grünen Wasserstoffs mit Offshore-Wind vorantreiben

Umsetzung im Rahmen des Ideenwettbewerbs „Wasserstoff-Republik Deutschland" des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung

Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy to unlock a new era of offshore green hydrogen production

Implementation within the framework of the ideas competition "Hydrogen Republic of Germany" of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

The return of Electrofuels: Amazon, Mitsubishi, AP Ventures invest in Infinium’s bid to make fuels from CO2, water

It starts as a hydrogen play, splitting water to make green hydrogen — so, cleaner than many other technologies using hydrogen made from natural gas

Neste’s acquisition of Bunge’s refinery plant in Rotterdam completed

The refinery plant is located next to Neste’s existing biorefinery and it consists of a pretreatment facility, tank farm, jetties and has a pipeline connection to Neste’s site

Neste’s Übernahme von Bunge‘s Raffinerie in Rotterdam abgeschlossen

Die Raffinerie liegt in direkter Nachbarschaft zur bestehenden Bioraffinerie von Neste

Enzyme Discovery and Engineering for Sustainable Plastic Recycling

This review highlights the recent trends and up-to-date advances in mining novel plastic-degrading enzymes through state-of-the-art omics-based techniques

8 März 2021

In line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals: digital 5th ECP with over 1,200 partnerings

More than 350 participants from 30 countries met for the digital 5th ECP (European Chemistry Partnering)

Ganz im Zeichen der 17 Nachhaltigkeitsziele: digitales 5th ECP mit über 1.200 Partnerings

Mehr als 350 Teilnehmer aus 30 Staaten trafen sich zum digitalen 5th ECP (European Chemistry Partnering)

Vynova launches world’s first ISCC PLUS-certified renewable caustic soda

First company worldwide to obtain the ISCC PLUS certification for renewable caustic soda

A Future Beyond Fossils

Review by Jussi Pesonen, President and UPM CEO

Käfer-riechende Drohne auf Höhenflug

Detektion von Forstschädlingen aus der Luft sorgt in Fachkreisen und Medien für Aufmerksamkeit

EuropaBio celebrates 25 years of biotech innovation with 2021 Anniversary programme

25 years of scientific advances will be amplified through webinars, interviews and reviews discussing some of the key drivers of biotechnology

Allbirds Is About to Get Into Plant Leather

Here’s What That Means & Why You Should Care

Novel Catalysts Improve Efficiency of Urea Synthesis at Ambient Conditions

Compared with huge energy consumption industrial processes, the electrochemical urea synthesis provides an appealing route under mild conditions

Mycotech: The Indonesian Startup Making Mushroom Leather Inspired By Tempeh

Mycotech Lab decided to experiment with the fermentation process used to make tempeh to make a new fabric out of the complex root structure of mushrooms

5 März 2021

New EU project funded to develop cost-effective sustainable aviation fuel using CO2 emissions and renewable energy

The European Union awards 5M€ to the Take-Off project for helping the aviation sector reach the EU 2050 climate-neutrality targets

Shell will synthetisches Kerosin in Rheinland Raffinerie produzieren

Partner gesucht für geplante Transformation des Standortes hin zum „Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland“ - inklusive einem Energy Campus

Bio-based active recovery footwear for body and planet

The Revive utilizes thoughtful styling and an active recovery design to provide support for fatigued muscles and all-day comfort

nova-Institut: Einstufung von PHA als Einwegkunststoff ein „Desaster“ für die junge Branche

Kunststoff-Definition der europäischen Einwegkunststoffrichtlinie stellt auch ein Problem für die Papierindustrie dar, die nach biobasierten Alternativen zu herkömmlichen Polymerbeschichtungen sucht

Major milestones reached in the first commercial CO2 to Methanol plant

Anyang project process engineering completed and civil engineering underway

Diamond Green Diesel Receives Approval to Begin Construction in Port Arthur Texas

DGD's total annual capacity of Renewable Diesel expected to increase to 1.2 billion gallons upon completion

Gevo and HCS Group Sign Strategic Agreement to Produce Renewable Low-Carbon Chemicals and Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Europe

The MOU anticipates a first project that is estimated to produce approximately 60 kMT of renewable hydrocarbons, advanced renewable fuels, and low-carbon SAF

National Coalition Releases Federal Policy Blueprint for Carbon Capture for the 117th Session of Congress

Carbon Capture Coalition Issues Comprehensive Federal Policy Agenda to Accelerate Deployment and Commercialization of Carbon Capture Across Economic Sectors and Regions of the Country

4 März 2021

RenCom starts the production of its durable biomaterial with ZSK technology

Using Coperion’s ZSK twin screw extruder technology lignin can be transformed into durable, reusable biomaterial

RenCom startet Produktion seines langlebigen Biowerkstoffs mit ZSK-Technologie

Die Coperion Doppelschneckenextruder-Technologie kann Lignin in einen haltbaren, wiederverwendbaren Biowerkstoff umwandeln

New barrier film structure for compostable food packaging

The collaboration between SP Group and NUREL biopolymers enables the manufacture of flexible barrier packaging suitable for composting

A Sponge to Soak Up Carbon Dioxide in the Air

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab scientist Jeffrey Long on a material for capturing CO2

Neuer Reaktortyp soll Bioraffinerien befeuern

Ein Team des Österreichischen Forschungsinstituts AEE Intec hat im Projekt „Oscyme“ einen neuen Reaktortyp für biobasierte Verfahren entwickelt

Brightplus and Origin by Ocean join forces to utilise redefined seaweed in biomaterials

Both companies share the common vision of improving the climate emissions by creating sustainable materials from biosources

Reinigungsmittel aus Rezepturen der Roten Bete

Reinigungswirkung natürlicher Oxalsäure

Chemistry can help make plastics sustainable — but it isn’t the whole solution

How to make plastics less harmful is an urgent question in chemistry — and must be for policy, too

Groundbreaking Research into White-Rot Fungi Proves Its Value in Carbon Sequestration from Lignin

The researchers also highlight that this work is just the beginning of a broad area towards discovering new enzymes and pathways and better understanding carbon flux in these organisms

Bp and SABIC Embark On New Cooperation For Products From Advanced Plastics Recycling

bp and SABIC have signed a new cooperation to drive a circular economy at the Gelsenkirchen, Germany production site

3 März 2021

TOP Renewable Materials Conference 2021 – A unique concept that covers all renewable materials solutions in one event

Almost final program already available – application period for the innovation award “Renewable Material of the Year” still open! The conference will take place as an online event.

Portugal in prime position to lead Europe’s bioeconomy transformation

New in-depth exploration shows Portugal’s potential to become Europe’s Green Deal champion