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Green Biologics Starts Commercialization of Bio-based Products from Minnesota

Green Biologics • December 16th, 2016

Green Biologics has announced the start of commercial shipments of bio-based n-butanol and acetone from its manufacturing facility in Minnesota. The company is collaborating with other industry...

Techmer ES & ORNL - Large-Scale 3D Sustainable Printed Structure at Design Miami

December 16th, 2016

Techmer ES (TES) has recently partnered with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Branch Technology to create a large-scale installation for Design Miami utilizing...

Amyris & NIKKOL Group Form Cosmetic Ingredients Joint Venture

Amyris • December 15th, 2016

Amyris has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to establish a cosmetic ingredients joint venture with NIKKOL. NIKKOL is purchasing 50% of the Amyris Neossance business. Amyris will...

RAHN’s New Data on LIFTONIN® - Natural Flawless Skin

Rahn • December 14th, 2016

According to recent findings RAHN’s LIFTONIN® provides alabaster-like skin. The active ingredient combines astringent tannic acid from oak gallnuts and a millet extract (Panicum miliaceum), which...

Leaf Resources & Novozymes Collaborate to Boost Biochemical Production

Leaf Resources • Novozymes • December 14th, 2016

Leaf Resources has announced a collaboration with Novozymes, one of the world’s largest producers of industrial enzymes, to further increase the yields and efficiency associated with Leaf...

IAP Researchers Develop New Natural Eyelash Growth Promoter

December 13th, 2016

A new serum that promotes eyelash growth has been developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Potsdam-Golm. The plant-based substance allows lashes to grow visibly...

LESSONIA Introduces Organic Certified Whitening Marine Active

Lessonia • December 13th, 2016

Lessonia has launched Fucowhite, the first whitening marine active ingredient to be organic certified and preservative free. Fucowhite is extracted from the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum and...

ACS Researchers Study Shows Melanin Strengthens Polyurethane

ACS • December 12th, 2016

Mingqing Chen, Weifu Dong and colleagues tried a new approach for better polyurethane, by adding melanin. The researchers found that polyurethane containing just 2 percent melanin, extracted from...

Tetra Pak Introduces Aseptic Carton Fulfilling Renewable Packaging Goal

Tetra Pak • December 12th, 2016

Tetra Pak has announced the launch of a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive the highest class...

Green Chemistry Campus Extends its Success with New Partnerships

December 9th, 2016

Green Chemistry Campus has been offering comprehensive solution for innovative bio-based entrepreneurs that operate at the interface of agro and chemistry. Noord-Brabant is joining forces with new...

ECN Signs Agreement for Thermochemical Research on Production of Bio-aromatics

December 9th, 2016

TNO, VITO and ECN have signed an agreement to collaborate in the Shared Research Center Biorizon, with ECN incorporating its thermochemical research on the production of bio-aromatics. This...

MHG Announces its New Corporate Identity

Meredian • December 8th, 2016

MHG has announced it will do business as Danimer Scientific. MHG’s updated corporate identity is a visual salute to their solid, steadfast origins as a biotechnology company committed to...

Evonik Wins SEPAWA Innovation Award for REWOFERM® Biosurfactant

Evonik • December 8th, 2016

During this year's annual congress of SEPAWA Evonik has been honored with the SEPAWA Innovation Award 2016. The jury rewarded the outstanding cleaning properties and the excellent ecological...

Bio-on Introduces Production of Special Biopolymers at its New Production Facility

bio-on • December 7th, 2016

Bio-on will begin producing its own special biopolymers at a new 1,000 tons/year plant to be completed in 2017. Entering the innovative sector of high-margin special bioplastics production adds to...

HEXPOL TPE Complements its Dryflex Green Portfolio with New Compounds

HEXPOL TPE • December 7th, 2016

TPE compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, has added new compounds to their Dryflex Green family of bio-based TPEs, creating more opportunities for sustainability. HEXPOL TPE has developed several new...

Kraton & Corbion Get European Bio-based Certification for Bioplastics

KRATON Polymers • December 6th, 2016

The European system for bio-based content certification was launched at 11th Annual European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, given that bioplastics are a certification area. Both Corbion and...

New Neuro-cosmetic Active for Skin Radiance – Pinolumin by Mibelle Biochemistry

Mibelle AG Biochemistry • December 6th, 2016

Mibelle Biochemistry has introduced new Pinolumin based on Swiss stone pine which helps in relaxing the skin and gives a flawless complexion. Pinolumin is a novel neuro cosmetic active from the...

Enhanced Bioplastics for Sustainable Food Packaging

AIMPLAS • December 5th, 2016

AINIA and AIMPLAS have worked together in the SOSTPACK Project whose main objective is to improve the properties of biodegradable materials (biopolymers, also known as bioplastics) to facilitate...

FKuR Polymers Complements its Polyolefin Portfolio

FKuR • December 5th, 2016

FKuR Polymers has expanded its portfolio of polyolefin compounds and thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) for injection molding and extrusion applications. The portfolio now contains a variety of TPE...

Green Biologics’ Biobased n-butanol & Acetone Gain USDA Certification

Green Biologics • December 2nd, 2016

Green Biologics has announced that its high purity bio-based n-butanol and acetone have received official certification under the USDA BioPreferred® program. The products are now certified as...

SEPPIC at in-cosmetics Asia: Gets Gold Medal for Vegetal-origin Multifunctional Active

Seppic • December 2nd, 2016

SEPPIC wins the top prize for the most innovative functional ingredient at the in-cosmetics Asia 2016 trade show, for EMOGREEN™, a range of alternative emollients to silicone oils that are...

Packaging Industry to Boost Bioplastics Market, Reports Ceresana

Ceresana • December 1st, 2016

For the fourth time already, the market research company Ceresana analyzes the global market for bioplastics. Currently, revenues of more than USD 2.6 billion are generated with these 'green'...

VTT to Convert Methane-rich Biogas into Bioplastics

VTT • December 1st, 2016

VTT has developed a solution for converting even small sources of methane-rich biogas into raw materials for animal feed or bioplastic on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants.

Sugarcane-derived Green PE for 3D Printed Space Parts: Braskem/Made In Space

Braskem • November 30th, 2016

Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space, thanks to a partnership between Braskem, the largest thermoplastic resin producer in the Americas, and...

Rice Researchers Develop Terpene-based Reagents

November 30th, 2016

The goop from pine trees that contains compounds known as terpenes is used in the manufacture of food, cosmetics and drugs, but it might become even more valuable as a chemical reagent made through...

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