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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...

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...

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