The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 took place in Lahti, Finland, from 22 February to 5 March 2017. This was the seventh time the event is held there, having previously been held there in 1926, 1938, 1958, 1978, 1989

Biossance™, the consumer beauty brand from Amyris, Inc., the US integrated renewable products company, was launched in Sephora’s retail stores where the brand’s expansive line of high-performance skin care products is now available to consumers. Known for pioneering the first renewably-sourced

With annual revenue of 11.3 billion euro, FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s largest dairy companies. Since 7 February 2017, the Dutch company has made use of biogas in its plant in Borculo (Netherlands) for generating steam used for the

Unilever, the world's third-largest consumer goods company measured by revenue, after Procter & Gamble and Nestlé, committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the entire fast-moving consumer

"Sunscreens and moisturizers derived from biological sources such as cyanobacteria could represent a safer alternative to current, synthetically produced cosmetics". This is suggested by a research published in the European Journal of Phycology. Using organic matter to develop sunscreens could lessen

Bioeconomy arrives in horticulture. Green Dot Bioplastics, a bioscience social enterprise headquartered in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (USA), has developed a new biodegradable biocomposite for horticultural applications made from reclaimed biobased feedstocks. Greenhouses and gardeners can now lessen the environmental impact of

A good news for the Baltic Sea. Polferries, the largest Polish ferry operator which runs ferry routes across the Baltic Sea between Poland and Scandinavia, will use low-sulfur marine fuel for the Nynäshamn-Gdansk route in 2017. The Polish Baltic Shipping

There is a new joint venture in the field of cosmetic ingredients. The US industrial bioscience company Amyris and Nikkol Group, a leading Japanese cosmetic specialty chemical provider, joined forces: Nikkol purchased 50% of the Amyris Neossance business for up