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The Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR) regularly organizes a foresight exercise to support the formulation of research policy by the EU and member states

Your voice is needed and it takes only a few minutes!

TOP Employment effects of the European bioplastics industry

First survey on job creation along the value chain

23 October 2014

4 Minutes With…Joost Dubois, Director Branding & Communications, Bio-based Products, DSM

Messages on the bio-renewable age to all internal & external stakeholders

ACCESS II confirms jet biofuel burns cleaner

NASA study shows aviation biofuels reduce GHG emissions at least 50%

Abengoa celebrates grand opening of its first commercial-scale next generation biofuels plant

Global leader in the development of new industrial biotechnologies debuts advanced biorefinery for cellulosic ethanol in Southwest Kansas

Auch mit Biokraftstoffen – Lager für Getreide, Ölsaaten und Pflanzenöl quellen über

Pflanzenölpreise nähern sich Mineralölpreisen

ZeroCarbFP: Positive Bilanz ein Jahr nach Gründung

Mikroorganismen zur Herstellung hochwertiger Produkte unter Verwendung von kohlenstoffreichen Abfallströmen

Reverdia: Künftig auch Lizenzvergabe für Bio-Bernsteinsäure

Stärke als Rohstoff zur Erzeugung von Polybutylensuccinat (PBS)

Newsletter Biobased Economy – Wageningen UR

The newsletter is published four times a year in Dutch and English version

Draft standard for determining bio-based content published for comment

Comments to be discussed by NEN and submitted in the European standard development process

22 October 2014

Tetra Pak: Erste Verpackung aus 100 Prozent nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

Neue Tetra Rex-Verpackung wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit Braskem entwickelt und ist ab Frühjahr 2015 im Handel

Companies and CoE BBE collaborate on new innovations

Through joint deployment of manpower to sustainable business projects

Wageningen UR: New method helps entrepreneurs in setting up bio-based production

Bio-based chains assisting to set up a bio-based production locally or for export

Plastic nanoparticles also harm freshwater organisms

Subtile disturbances may result in changes to the food web in exposed ecosystems

Abengoa’s walkway connects Los Bermejales with Campus Palmas Altas, prevents the emission of 150 kg of CO2 every day

International company to lead the cultural revolution of the bioeconomy

Ressourcenschonung: Von Biomasse zu Kunststoff

Erstes Polyamid der BASF aus dem Massenbilanz-Verfahren im Serieneinsatz

Mehrfach ausgezeichneter Design-Wasserfilter aus Biokunststoff

Von FKuR und Fraunhofer UMSICHT gemeinsam entwickelter Biokunststoff Bio-Flex® eingesetzt

WASDE report definitively ends food vs. fuel myth

Virtually no correlation between U.S. ethanol production and consumer food prices

21 October 2014

Seizing the opportunity of a new agricultural economy

Impact of Europe’s biorefineries extends way beyond farming

Italy pushes ahead with ‘next generation’ biofuels from waste

World's first commercial scale plant making fuel from straw opened in Italy last year

Junk or treasure? Looking at carbon monoxide and LanzaTech

“Why would we have a process with zero energy gain?”

Netherlands: First fund invests in bio-based technologies

SHIFT Invest aims to create sustainability and health impact

Crude mushroom solution to degrade micropollutants and increase the performance of biofuel cells

Four researchers have been awarded the 2014 Huber Technology Prize “Future Water”

Pilzsuppe als Kläranlage und Biobrennstoffzelle

Enzymkomplex aus Baumpilz baut Wasserschadstoffe ab und verbessert Leistung in Brennstoffzelle

4 Minutes with…Ray W. Miller, Chief Business Officer, Verdezyne

The role in the Advanced Bioeconomy, the most important milestones and the focus in the next 12 month

Selektive Erwärmung naturfaserverstärkter Organobleche

Instituts für Verbundwerkstoffe berichtete über industrienahe Versuchsreihen an Naturfaser-Organoblechen mit PP-Matrix

20 October 2014

Alternative Rohstoffe im Autobau: Sitze aus Soja

Auf der Suche nach neuen Materialien entwickeln Autobauer Reifen aus Löwenzahn und Biokunststoffe aus Harzen. Doch die natürlichen Werkstoffe haben auch ihre Tücken.

Biobased Innovations Garden to next stage

Experimental Rusthoeve farm becoming international crossroad of chain and knowledge

Bio-based clothing is becoming more popular

Raw materials are running out and that is why change is necessary

FSC® und PEFC Zertifizierung: TÜV SÜD erhöht Präsenz in Deutschland

Unternehmen können zwischen getrennten oder kombinierten Zertifizierungssystemen wählen

FSC® and PEFC certification – TÜV SÜD boosts its presence on the German market

Options for separate or combined certifications

Artificially more efficient than naturally: JKU researchers succeed in creating artificial photosynthesis

Essential step towards fuel production and CO2 fixation using artificial photosynthesis

Effizienter als die Natur: Forschern gelingt künstliche Photosynthese

Entscheidender Durchbruch auf dem Weg zur Treibstoffgewinnung und CO2-Fixierung durch künstliche Photosynthese

Tetra Pak launches industry’s first package made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials

Environment excellence: Tetra Rex® carton will be commercially available in early 2015

Hightech-Produkte auf Holzbasis sind das Ziel

Chemiker der Universität Jena sind an internationalem Forschungsprojekt „PShapes“ beteiligt

17 October 2014

Pilotbioraffinerie erzeugt Zucker und Lignin für Kunststoffe, Schäume und Harze

Positive ökologische Effekte. Wettbewerbsfähige Kosten erwartet.

Bio-based companies rank in Global Cleantech 100

Capricorn Venture Partners scores a hat-trick in prestigious list

DTR Medical uses DuPont™ Sorona® EP renewably sourced thermoplastic polymer for healthcare applications

Renewably sourced Sorona® selected for six components in a Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch

DTR Medical verwendet biobasiertes DuPont™ Sorona® EP für medizintechnisches Gerät

Sechs Bauteile einer Biopsiestanze für Gebärmutterhals-Untersuchungen sind aus biobasiertem Sorona®

Composites UK promotes current developments in biocomposites

Workshop to take place at the AMRC in Rotherham on 23rd October

BIO Investor Forum closing plenary:

How fragile is the biotech rally after five positive years?

Taiwanese bioplastics maker gets cash infusion

A cash injection of more than $10 million from a new owner has Taiwanese bioplastics firm Green Miracle Technology Co. Ltd. planning for a new compounding factory, after opening molding and extrusion plants in mainland China this year

More bio-succinic acid commercialization milestones

Doris de Guzman about bio-succinic acid news

16 October 2014

European Starch Industry Association becomes Starch Europe

New brand name more clearly to reflect the represented industry

From biomass to plastics: first BASF polyamide based on mass balance approach in serial production

TÜV SÜD issued certificates for BASF products such as superabsorbers, engineering plastics, dispersions and some intermediates

Avantium listed in the 2014 Global Cleantech top 100 & received the European Cleantech Company of the Year Award

Company made enormous progress with development and commercialization of PEF

Sugar in Brazilian skies: Is farnesane the fuel of airlines’ future?

Cost, scale and the food-vs-fuel debate are among the roadblocks in the way of more sustainable jet fuel production

First company certified for green plastics

Government may give priority to sustainable purchasing certified biobased products

Biobased Delta European chemical ‘sweet spot’

Innovative dutch companies to jointly develop biobased materials, chemicals and coatings

New enzyme solutions help detergent manufacturers tackle regionally relevant stains

Novozymes’ latest offering simplifies detergent manufacturing and offers specific blends that are effective on stain removal deemed important in different parts of the world

15 October 2014

Marketplace Opportunities for Integration of Biobased and Conventional Plastics

A new bioplastics report by Jim Lunt & Associates, was just published and is free for download

Dr. Gert-Jan Gruter of Avantium awarded as European CTO of the Year 2014

Jury valued personal leadership and long career in technology innovation, strong partnering to the outside world