ECONOMY

There is a new German partnership in the automotive industry to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions in production. A project team consisting of employees of the car maker Audi, Basf´s Coatings division and materials company Covestro has developed, for the first time, a clearcoat containing a biobased hardener which is applied to test bodies

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CLC Economy

“The circular economy is a model for an economic system that goes beyond the current ‘take, make and dispose’ extractive industrial model, which we might characterise as

Clean fuels and green chemicals from waste with better economics and greater sustainability than other technologies relying on fossil sources. This is the business of Enerkem, a

The world bioeconomy has a Port as one of its major players. That’s right: the Port of Rotterdam. “Under the Paris agreement on climate change, we have

The worldwide production capacity for bio-based polymers grew by 4% to 6.6 million tonnes from 2015 to 2016. This represents a share of 2% of the global

LanzaTech and Virgin Atlantic place another brick in the bioeconomy. An innovative low carbon fuel project has taken a significant step forward after successfully producing 1,500 US

There is reason to be concerned that the US will lose its driving role in scaling up biorefineries as it has been the case with bioethanol. On