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October 2, 2015
BioAmber (Montreal) says its Sarnia joint venture with Mitsui has begun shipping bio-based succinic acid to customers and producing at commercial scale....
October 1, 2015
The European Union’s competitiveness council, made up of Europe’s ministers of economic affairs, has held an informal debate, with the participation of representatives from...
September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 24, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the EU member states, will create a market stability reserve (MSR) for the European Union Emissions...
September 24, 2015
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) based on renewable feedstock using Genomatica’s patented process to include...
September 23, 2015
Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the EU and the Biobased Industries Consortium, on Wednesday announced the launch of a €6...
September 8, 2015
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh) has won an £10.9-million ($16.8 million) UK government grant to help it build the world’s first plant for the production of advanced biofuels...
August 17, 2015
Camson Bio Technologies (Bangalore) has filed patents for the discovery of natural fertilizers produced using microbial fermentation technology. The company says this is a major...
July 16, 2015
Members of the environment committee of the European Parliament have called for “more ambitious national caps” on emissions of six main pollutants in the European Union in...
July 15, 2015
The proposals made by the European Commission for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will considerably increase the financial burden for energy-intensive industries...
June 17, 2015
BASF, Cargill and the German International Development Agency (GIZ; Bonn) have worked together for over three years to establish the world’s first certified production of copra...
June 4, 2015
The Coca-Cola Company says it has produced the world’s first polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle made entirely from plant materials. The beverage giant has since 2009...
May 22, 2015
The two-day Business Climate Summit took place this week in Paris, bringing together 2,000 international business leaders, policymakers, and investors. The summit was opened by...
March 12, 2015
Sappi (Johannesburg) said on Wednesday that it will locate a ground-breaking pilot plant for low-cost production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) at the Brightlands Chemelot campus at...
March 3, 2015
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) has produced second-generation isobutene, in a push to diversify accessible feedstock towards cheaper resources in this case waste biomass...
March 2, 2015
A committee of the European Parliament has called, in a draft opinion, for a number of suggestions to be incorporated in a motion supporting Europe’s move towards a circular...
February 27, 2015
The European Union’s emissions trading system (EU ETS) allows businesses to purchase permits for carbon dioxide emissions. The current glut of allowances on the market has caused...
February 25, 2015
Deinove (Montpelier, France), a biotech company that develops innovative processes to produce biofuels and biobased chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, today...
February 4, 2015
Associated British Foods (ABF; London) said on Tuesday that it would write down its investment in the UK bioethanol joint venture Vivergo Fuels, and will book an exceptional...
January 30, 2015
SC Johnson chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson says industry must take steps to rebuild public trust while “standing up for chemistry, for scientific truth, and for the health and wellness of consumers and the planet.”...
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