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European Bioplastics Conference – Day 1 (Nov 5)

The conference started with the introduction speech of European Bioplastics’s chairman, François de Bie, who thanked the participants for their loyalty to the event and gave the floor to the first keynote speaker. Here are the most important takeaways of the first day, Nov.5. Continue reading European Bioplastics Conference – Day 1 (Nov 5)

Exclusive Interview with Michael Carus (Nova-Institute)

When, where and how did you hear the word ‘bioplastic’ for the first time?
I heard the word ‘bioplastic’ twenty years ago for the first time. The word was used in the context of project funding and tenders. The main concern at that time was to find new applications for the biomass overproduction. The word was used in terms of biodegradability. Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Michael Carus (Nova-Institute)

Bioplastics Packaging expected to have important growth in next 6 years

Grand View Research expects the bioplastic packaging market to grow significantly over the next six years. In a report just issued on Bioplastic Packaging (Report Code: GVR1007), Grand View Research, the California based market research and consulting firm, delivers its prospective views for the period 2014-2020: Continue reading Bioplastics Packaging expected to have important growth in next 6 years

Novamont’s bioeconomic model based on regional regeneration

With the conversion of the Porto Torres petrochemical plant in Sardinia into the Matrìca biorefinery (a 50:50 joint venture between Novamont and Versalis), Novamont has demonstrated how we can develop a bio-economic model based on low-impact local agricultural products and the redevelopment of uncompetitive and deindustrialised production sites.  Continue reading Novamont’s bioeconomic model based on regional regeneration

Genomatica recognised as pioneer by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) recognizes Genomatica as technology pioneer for biobased chemical production processes at large

Genomatica headquartered in San Diego (USA) announced it has been named a 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) Technology Pioneer. Genomatica was chosen from hundreds of applicants Continue reading Genomatica recognised as pioneer by World Economic Forum