​​European Bioplastics Conference, Berlin November 2016 – Summary

Management summary – Takeaways

This year edition of the European Bioplastics Conference was rich in content, especially for what concerns new molecules and new sugar platforms. Its specific waste management angle was able to cast light on the end of life of bioplastics and their specific role in transitioning from a linear to a circular economy, be it for bioplastics themselves or as an enabler of the separate collection and valorization of organic waste. Continue reading ​​European Bioplastics Conference, Berlin November 2016 – Summary

Xinhuarun and Reverdia partner to develop microcellular bio-based PU foam for shoe soles

Reverdia (the JV between Roquette, France and Royal DSM, Holland) and Dezhou Xinhuarun Technology (China) have signed an agreement to jointly develop and promote Biosuccinium™-based microcellular polyurethane (PU) foams. These new microcellular foams will be used in soles for footwear and further applications. Continue reading Xinhuarun and Reverdia partner to develop microcellular bio-based PU foam for shoe soles

RENMATIX receives push by Total and Bill Gates

Renmatix announced it recently benefited from a $14 million investment led by Bill Gates and Total, which will reportedly help drive towards the first wave of Renmatix licensees building Plantrose®-enabled biorefineries in diverse global markets such as Canada, India, Malaysia, the US, etc. Continue reading RENMATIX receives push by Total and Bill Gates