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

Denso Corporation is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. The Japanese multinational company headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, has been conducting research and development on plant-derived plastic materials,

Global food and beverage giant PepsiCo, Inc. and biotechnology leader Danimer Scientific joined forces to develop sustainable bio-based packaging. The two companies signed an agreement that includes development of Danimer Scientifics’ biodegradable film resins to meet the sustainable flexible packaging

The bioplastics industry has a new big player. French oil giant Total and Dutch biochemical company Corbion joined forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners will start

Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc., a publicly traded company, operating through various subsidiaries and their affiliates, submitted an offer to purchase a 145+ acre ethanol plant previously owned by Ineos New Planet Bioenergy in Vero Beach, Florida. If successful the company led

Less fuel and lower CO2 emissions for the tire industry. Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies, is expanding its silica/silane system, and with it the technology of modern tire production. Newly developed Polyvest® st has the potential

French industrial biotech company Global Bioenergies achieved the production of ETBE, ethyl-tert-butyl ether, purely from renewable resources. The breakthrough heralds a new opportunity for increasing the proportion of biofuels in gasoline. Current standards limit the inclusion of traditional biofuels because of their