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Shellfish Chemistry Combined with Bio-based Polymer to Develop New Adhesive

January 20th, 2017

A new type of adhesive that combines the bonding chemistry of shellfish with a bio-based polymer has been shown to perform as well as commercially available products and can be easily degraded,...

Cellulose Ether Market to Reach USD 6.41 Billion by 2021: MarketsandMarkets

January 19th, 2017

The cellulose ether & its derivatives market was valued at USD 4.51 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 6.41 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2016 to 2021.

Aqua Bio Technology & ScandiDerma Sign Distribution Partnership for Čuvget Products

January 18th, 2017

Aqua Bio Technology ASA has entered into an agreement with ScandiDerma of Tromsø, Norway for the distribution and sales of the Čuvget product family. The collaboration with ScandiDerma is...

Naturex at Cosmetagora 2017: to Present Personal Care Products with Natural Ingredients

Naturex • January 17th, 2017

At the upcoming Cosmetagora show, Naturex will be demonstrating its ability to provide customers with innovative ingredients and formulas infused with natural ingredients.

Stora Enso Invests EUR 12 Million in in Production Unit of Biocomposite Granules

Stora Enso • January 16th, 2017

Stora Enso has invested EUR 12 million to build a new production line that will manufacture biocomposite granules at Hylte Mill in Sweden. Biocomposite granules enable the use of renewable wood to...

Researchers Develop Pinene-based Plastic: University of Bath

January 13th, 2017

Scientists from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) at the University of Bath have developed a renewable plastic from a chemical called pinene found in pine needles. Pinene is...

BASF at Cosmetagora – to Present Bio-based Solutions for Skin Care

BASF • January 12th, 2017

At Cosmetagora BASF will present Dermagenist™, an extract from origanum majorana leaves, rich in Vicenin and Luteolin-7-0-glucuronide. It is BASF’s first active ingredient to reverse...

MYBiomass & API Form JDA for Production of Nanocellulose

January 12th, 2017

MYBiomass and API have announced a Joint-Development Work (JDA) for production of nanocellulose and cellulosic sugars from oil palm empty fruit-bunches (EFBs) into material as enhancing additives...

Bioplastics Market to Grow at a CAGR of 19.2% from 2017-2025: Progressive Markets

January 11th, 2017

Global Bioplastics Market is expected to register a CAGR of 19.2% during the forecast period 2017 - 2025, according to a new report by published by Progressive Markets. The key factors responsible...

thyssenkrupp Develops PLA (Bioplastic) Technology to Reduce CO2 Emission

January 10th, 2017

To reduce dependency on petroleum-based plastics thyssenkrupp has developed its own manufacturing process for the bioplastic polylactide (PLA). The company is building the first commercial plant...

ICSC Unveils New Multifunctional High Oleic Sunflower Oil Internally Stabilized

January 10th, 2017

International Cosmetic Science Centre (ICSC) launches new High Oleic Sunflower Oil Internally Stabilized – HOSO I.S – which has been developed through natural methods. It has a...

Seppic to Acquire Serdex & Expand Natural Cosmetics Actives Portfolio

Seppic • January 9th, 2017

Air Liquide has announced that its subsidiary Seppic has recently finalized the acquisition of the Serdex division of Bayer. This acquisition strengthens Seppic’s footprint in natural active...

Global Epoxidized Soybean Oil Market to Reach USD 691.7 Million by 2026: MarketsandMarkets

January 6th, 2017

The global Epoxidized Soybean Oil (ESBO) market is projected to reach USD 691.7 Million by 2026, at a CAGR of 11.04% from 2016 to 2026.

Rising Demand for Eco-friendly Bio-based Chemicals to Affect Global Petrochemicals Market: TMR

January 4th, 2017

Transparency Market Research estimates that the global petrochemicals market will exhibit a healthy single-digit growth rate by 2020 as bio-based chemicals and many new and highly viable bio-based...

Global Tissue Glue and Bio-adhesive Sealants Sale to Reach USD 2,281.2 Million by 2024: PMR

January 3rd, 2017

According to Persistence Market Research’s recent report titled “Tissue Glue and Bio-adhesive Sealants Market: Global Industry Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2024” global revenues...

Researchers Develop New Technique to Develop Cellulose-based Plastic

January 2nd, 2017

Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a new method that can be used to suspend tiny particles of cellulose in an organic solvent that is commonly used in the plastic industry. This...

AVALON Acquires All Bio-based Chemistry Activities from AVA-CO2

December 29th, 2016

AVALON has taken over all bio-based chemistry activities from AVA-CO2 with immediate effect. In order to fully focus on biochemistry, AVA-CO2 has also decided to sell its Hydrothermal Carbonization...

Development and Commercialization of Standardized Cannabinoid Extracts: Aurora Cannabis & Radient

December 28th, 2016

Aurora Cannabis has announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") to evaluate an exclusive partnership for the Canadian market with regard to the joint development and...

Mineral Water Bottle Caps Made with Sugarcane Ethanol-based Resin: Braskem

Braskem • December 27th, 2016

Serra da Cantareira Águas Minerais has launched Puraqua, Brazil's first brand in its segment to adopt Green Plastic in bottle caps. The sugarcane ethanol-based resin reinforces the company's...

Solegear Acquires LINDAR’s Bioplastic Division

Solegear • December 26th, 2016

Solegear has announced that it entered into a definitive agreement on December 22, 2016 with LINDAR Corporation (“LINDAR”) to acquire 100% of LINDAR’s bioplastic division for...

Bio-on Aims to Replace Conventional Plastic with Biopolymers

bio-on • December 23rd, 2016

Bio-on has signed a multi-license contract worth 55 million Euro with a major multinational company. The goal is to replace conventional plastic with biodegradable biopolymers made from...

Alban Muller at Cosmetagora: to Present Eco-designed Plant Actives & Formulations

Alban Muller International • December 22nd, 2016

Cosmetagora is a major event for cosmetic formulation. The entire Alban Muller team will welcome the visitors on January 10-11, at the Espace Champeret, booth n°1. Alban Muller is ready to...

BioAmber & CJ CheilJedang Form JV for Succinic Acid Production in Asia

BioAmber • December 20th, 2016

BioAmber and CJCJ plan to establish a joint venture in China to produce up to 36,000 metric tons of bio-succinic acid annually and commercialize the output in Asia.

Amyris & Kuraray Form Agreement for Farnesene-based Elastomer Production

Amyris • December 19th, 2016

Amyris has announced that it has executed with its long-time partner Kuraray Co., a multi-year extension to their collaboration agreement for the use of Amyris's Biofene® branded...

DuPont and ADM Get Award for Production of Bio-based FDME

ADM • December 19th, 2016

DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland Company have been honored with the Breakthrough Solution of the Year Award from Platts Global Energy for their platform technology to...

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