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TOP Employment effects of the European bioplastics industry

First survey on job creation along the value chain

21 November 2014

TOP Sunfire präsentiert Power-to-liquids

PtL-Anlage wird Wasser und CO2 mithilfe von regenerativ erzeugtem Strom in hochreine, alternative Kraftstoffe (Benzin, Diesel, Kerosin) umwandeln

TOP Sunfire presents Power-to-Liquids

PtL rig uses renewable electricity to convert water and CO2 to high-purity alternative fuels (petrol, diesel, kerosene)

FACCE SURPLUS: SUstainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems

Pre-Announcement of Call for proposals

ERA-Net-Ausschreibung für nachhaltige Biomasseproduktion

„Nachhaltiges, umweltfreundliches Wachstum der Landwirtschaft unter Berücksichtigung aktueller und künftiger Klimaentwicklungen und Ressourcenverfügbarkeit“

Holz ohne Rinde ernten – Nährstoffentzug minimieren

Forscher testen entrindende Harvesterfällköpfe unter hiesigen Waldbedingungen

Biofuels market insights survey

At ABLC Next: PwC weighs in with an informative industry survey on the advanced bioeconomy

How GMO crops can be good for the environment

Economists at Göttingen University found GM technology to increase crop yields, reduce pesticide use

Drought resistant sugarcane varieties being studied

Initial results showed increased sucrose content and herbicide resistance

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products and Okamura collaborate on sustainable furniture

Susterra® propanediol used in biobased powder coating for office furniture

20 November 2014

Tetra Pak® mit zwei Preisen für Umweltinnovationen ausgezeichnet

Jury würdigte Tetra Top in der Kategorie „Beste Kartonverpackung“ sowie Tetra Paks bio-basierte Verschlüsse in der Kategorie „Bester Verschluss“

Tetra Pak wins two awards for environmental innovation

Judges recognised Tetra Top within the Best Carton category, bio-based caps in the Best Closure category

Mushroom® Packaging comes to Japan

Ecovative to exhibit Mushroom® Packaging at Tokyo Pack 2014, seeking sales and manufacturing partners

The time is now: decreasing price and an eco-conscious generation opens doors for biodegradable packaging

Company creating packaging films made from NatureWorks PLA

Novamont launches compostable thermoformed bioplastic products at Ecomondo

New polymer is part of the Mater-Bi® bioplastics range for the food service sector

Biodegradable plastic has bainbridge, Georgia-based company planning expansion

Meredian Holdings making biodegradable plastic completely from canola oil

Oxo-biodegradable plastics: war of words continues as French researchers slam ‘misinformation’

Oxo-biodegradables to experience a normal development in Turkey, in the Middle East, in Africa, in China, in South America and North America

A genetically modified menu

Will GMOs destroy or save civilization?

Biome provides Q3 update on bioplastics development

Company explored options of scale-up for the production of bacterially derived lignin-based alternatives for use in bioplastics manufacturing

19 November 2014

Biologisch abbaubare Drohne aus Pilzen und Bakterien

Forscher wollen zusammen mit NASA ökologischen Schaden verunfallter Drohnen begrenzen

Bio-drone simply melts away when it crashes

NASA-advised project to develop drone from fungi and bacteria, minimizing crash footprint

Algix, LLC holds grand opening of new Solaplast facility in Marion, Miss.

New state-of-the-art plant to convert algae into bioplastic pellets for use in injection molding applications

Stellar Films launches sustainable personal care films made from Cardia Biohybrid technology

Biohybrid™ and compostable films are unique in their low carbon and sustainable benefits

GRIF small business fund helping to shape Guyana’s first bioplastics enterprise

Raw material for manufacture already there, awaiting arrival of an engineer from China

Metabolic engineering as a tool for enhanced lactic acid production

Future developments are expected to enhance biomass utilization in lactate production

Great opportunities for the forest sector

Cooperation is the key to success - The ThinkForest event brought together policy makers, scientists and stakeholders

18 November 2014

TOP The ultimate solution for society’s ever growing hunger for raw materials and energy

Do not miss the largest European conference on Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) in 2014: 3rd Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers

TOP Die ultimative Lösung für unseren Hunger nach Rohstoffen und Energie

Verpassen Sie nicht die größte europäische Konferenz zu Carbon Capture and Utilization 2014: „3rd Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers”

Solegear Bioplastics secures venture debt facility from Comerica Bank

Key milestone further advances growth trajectory

THC Pharm: Cannabis-Medikamente aus Orangenschalen

Wirkstoffe Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) und Cannabidiol (CBD) könnten auch aus Paprika oder Zitronen gewonnen werden

Groningen invests in Biobased Economy

Northern Innovation Agenda to start grant program for small-scale innovative collaborative projects

Manly plant in line for $530,000 in state incentives

Iowa gives loan and tax incentives to chemical facility for biodiesel ingredient

Terryl, a next-generation fiber: innovative, cost-competitive, biobased polyamide for textiles

Excellent textile performance may bring back some investor confidence to industry

Insect biorefinery: it exists, it works

French start-up 'Ynsect' brought innovative surprise to EFIB

North Sea Farm ‘Kilo Taste’ successfully started!

Test Farm at Texel step towards large-scale sustainable seaweed cultivation

EU transport: Emission savings of biofuels 80% better than thought, new calculations show

European calculation rules substantially underestimate the climate benefit of biofuels in the transport sector

BioAmber’s Sarnia facility nears mechanical completion

The facility is expected to be mechanically complete in early 2015

17 November 2014

BIO-TIC stakeholder workshop in Brussels at 1st December 2014

Prioritise the technological, non-technological and market hurdles affecting the use of IB in bio-based plastics production

Zwei europäische Demonstrationsprojekte sollen Biomassevergasung wettbewerbsfähiger machen

Gasaufbereitung und Teerreformer für Synthesegas

‘The 40 Hottest Smaller Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy’ for 2014-15

Liquid Light, Virent, Rivertop Renewables, NexSteppe took top slots in rankings

AlgaeBiotech purifies wastewater with microalgae

Nutricious wastewater from bakery and dairy sector to cultivate high value Omega-3 algae

Could seaweed farming be Australia’s next aquaculture industry?

$20 million imports in seaweed products a year showing quite large market

Hortiplan and HortiMaX join forces on algae growing project

Photobioreactor for the cultivation of algae officially unveiled at Thomas More College in Belgium

CRAiLAR Technologies’ Flax Fibers introduces two lines of sustainable, bio-degradeable and compostable cloths

Next-generation of environmentally friendly products now available by one of the World’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of industrial and commercial paper, packaging, and branded consumer products

Emery Oleochemicals commercialises production of RSPO segregated derivatives, setting the sustainability tone in the home and personal care industry

Expanded product portfolio in the EMERCOL™ series focuses on fatty alcohol and glycerine-based solutions

Firm cuts cost of PLA packaging film

A Canadian firm claims its film based on polylactic acid is cost-competitive with petroleum-based products

14 November 2014

Enerkem partners with AkzoNobel to jointly explore development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe

Enerkem to license its exclusive breakthrough technology to convert municipal and other waste feedstocks into chemicals

Innovative textile Materialien zur Förderung der Algenzucht in der EU

AT~SEA-Projekt entwickelt neue textile Materialien für schwimmende Seegras-Farmen

Innovative textiles to boost EU seaweed farming

AT~SEA projects' new textiles can help create a multi-billion euro industry in Europe

Indonesia passes plantations bill, drops clause on foreign ownership

With new government it is not known whether limiting foreign ownership in the plantations sector will be pursued

Queensland research: Waterproofing invention ticks all the boxes for sustainability

Lignin-based formulation on food packaging as alternative to cardboard waste