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In Australia, biobased insecticide company Innovate Ag has announced a partnership deal with Belgium’s Biological Products of Agriculture that will help commercialize Innovate Ag’s...

Florida Brewery Develops Sealife-Safe Six Pack Rings

In Florida, a brewery has developed six-pack rings composed of brewery byproducts. Plastic six pack rings are known for entangling sea life, either killing...

Biodegradable Gliders Poised to Revolutionize Humanitarian Aid Delivery

In  San Francisco, Otherlab has created biodegradable, mycelium-based “gliders” capable of delivering more than two pounds of supplies. The company is targeting the delivery...

Flooring Company Looks to Boost Malaysia’s Bamboo Industry

In Malaysia, a public-private partnership has been formed to research and development to find new markets for bamboo. Bamboo flooring company Kanger International and Forest...

In Canada, female-led companies are creating innovative, beauty brands.

NuVsio, a skin care line utilizing minerals from Canada’s deposits, was developed by Elena Brei during her PhD work in water technology at the...

Avantium Looks to Raise €100 million in Amsterdam, Brussels Float

In the Netherlands, bioplastics maker Avantium is planning an initial public offering and listing of all shares on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels. The...

French Skin Care Company Joins EU Algae Project

In France, skin care firm Lessonia has joined a research project aimed at increasing production and use of two European seaweeds: brown alga Saccharina...

Loan for Elevance’s Ill-Fated Biorefinery Project Returned to State

In Mississippi, funds once earmarked for Elevance Renewable Sciences’ now-defunct Natchez biorefinery project have been returned to the state, and county officials say Elevance...

Biobased Tires Move a Step Closer to Reality

In Minnesota, researchers have developed a biobased route to key tire material isoprene. The current route to manufacture isoprene uses petroleum, and efforts to...

Itaconix Expanding Staff to Support Partnerships with AkzoNobel and Croda

In New Hampshire, biobased itaconic acid producer Itaconix is planning to double its staff after inking separate development partnerships with AkzoNobel and Croda. Co-founder and...

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