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News in brief – April 2017

2017-04-24T12:48:01+02:0024 April 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Audi, BASF and Covestro develop automotive clearcoat with bio-based hardener: A project team consisting of employees of the car maker Audi, BASF´s Coatings division and materials company Covestro has developed a clearcoat containing a bio-based hardener that was applied to test bodies of the Audi Q2 under near-series conditions at the Audi plant in [...]

Global bioplastics market continues to grow despite low oil price

2017-04-06T11:42:02+02:0020 December 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update 2016 confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry: “The market is predicted to grow by 50 percent over the coming years despite the low oil price,” said François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics, during the 11th European Bioplastics Conference on 30 November [...]

Global bioplastics production capacities continue to grow despite low oil price

2017-04-06T11:40:48+02:0030 November 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stronger political support needed to realise full potential of bio-based materials in Europe Berlin, 30 November 2016. The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 11th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry. “The market is predicted to grow by 50 percent [...]

From waste to bioplastics – Ford ‘driving’ the technology forward

2017-01-11T08:00:47+01:0017 August 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Car manufacturer Ford recently announced to team up with spirits brand Jose Cuervo to develop bioplastics form agave biowaste leftover from the tequila-making process. An unlikely coalition – usually alcohol and cars don’t mix – that made many people curious about the possibilities of making bioplastics from waste. The technology isn’t new, quite the [...]

New products and innovations

2017-01-11T08:00:47+01:0022 June 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

100% bio-based and biodegradable microbeads for cosmetics developed by Bio-on Bio-On S.p.A., an Italian developer of bio-fermentation technologies for biodegradable materials and industrial applications, has developed a new formulation, called Minerv PHA Bio Cosmetics (type C1), that is designed to make 100% bio-based and biodegradable microbeads suitable for the cosmetics industry. The plastic micro [...]

Commission’s Circular Economy Proposal leaves room for more ambitious actions on bio-industries such as bioplastics

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:002 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release Commission’s Circular Economy Proposal leaves room for more ambitious actions on bio-industries such as bioplastics Berlin, 2 December 2015. With its new proposal on the Circular Economy Package in Europe, presented today, the European Commission outlines plans that respond to some of the main challenges of our time: the waste of energy [...]

Global bioplastics production capacities continue to grow despite low oil price

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:004 November 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release Global bioplastics production capacities continue to grow despite low oil price Europe set to lag behind / PHA ramps up capacities Berlin, 5 November 2015. The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm the positive growth trend of the global [...]

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