Metsä Group’s next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski came into operation as planned last August. Pulp deliveries from the new mill to customers began in early September 2017. The construction project was carried out as planned, in accordance with its schedule

The GENO BG™ process, a new biobased process technology to make a naturally sourced 1,3-butylene glycol. This is the latest innovation launched by Genomatica, a widely-recognized leader in bioengineering headquartered in San Diego, California. The GENO BG process has already

Austrian company Agrana will double the production capacity of the wheat starch factory in Pischelsdorf, Lower Austria. The total investment volume will amount to €92 million. “After obtaining the necessary official approvals – representatives of the company state - the

A natural bioplastic from soya protein that is capable of absorbing up to 40 times its own weight. This was obtained by Researchers at the University of Seville, together with experts from the University of Huelva. The new product, which is

Italian biochemical company Novamont has taken a unilateral decision to introduce a 40% minimum threshold for bio-based content in all of its MATER-BI bioplastics, helping reduce CO2 emissions by an annual equivalent of 75,000 city cars from the streets of

The bioeconomy needs new high skilled managers. Starting fall semester, students at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute will be able to study a new program focused on two key global issues: bioenergy and biowastes. The new Associate of Applied

The bioplastic developed by Bio-on, the Italian Intellectual Property Company based in Bologna, will be at the centre of a new European project that, thanks to a budget of almost 4 million Euro, aims to create new sustainable and biodegradable

European Scientists team up with industry partners to turn potato starch into batteries for electric vehicles. Nine partners from across the EU are working to scale up a process for converting renewable plant-based resources into a building block for energy