Dupont Wins European Bio-based Materials Company of the Year for Biomaterial Innovations

In the United Kingdom, DuPont Industrial Biosciences won the 2017 European Bio-based Materials Company of the Year for its work on bio-based materials innovations...

Wear Your Wine? Wine Leather Offers Vegan and Eco-Friendly Alternative to Leather

In Italy, fashion is getting a new material in town and shoppers will soon be able to buy prototypes of garments, bags and other...

It’s Not a GMO – It’s Magnetically Altered! Magnetic Technology Increases Algae Yield Making...

In Washington, a bio electronics company demonstrated a magnetic frequency technology that alters specific enzyme levels in a type of algae, giving hope for...

Man of Steel Superhero Protects Others but New Biomaterial Protects Steel

In the United Kingdom, over 5,000 researchers applied to win the “Dare to Try” Tata Innovista international award for innovative research and development, including...

No Plastic Allowed for Weddings in One State

In India, Kerala, a state in South India, has declared a war on disposable plastic and styrofoam. Due to pollution issues and in an...

No Gasoline for You! City Considers Banning Fossil Fuel Sales and Aims for Net...

In Sweden, the city of Stockholm is going beyond Sweden’s promise to become fossil-fuel free by 2045 and saying they will eliminate all net...

Hemp is Hopping in South Carolina – Industrial Hemp Farming Now Allowed

In South Carolina, hemp is gaining traction as an agricultural crop now that state legislature and Governor Henry McMaster have passed a bill allowing...

Biodegradable Plastics in a Show Down with Fossil Fuel Plastics – Who Wins?

In New Jersey, in one corner there are biodegradable plastics and in another corner, fossil fuel based plastics, with consumers sitting in the stands...

Biodegradable Mulches Help Raspberry Growers Improve Crops

In Washington, raspberry growers are using biodegradable plastic mulches instead of the usual polyethylene plastic mulches in their plantings for weed prevention and moisture...

Biobased 3D Printing Focus of Horizon 2020’s Project BARBARA

In Spain, Project BARBARA (Biopolymers with advanced functionalities for building and automotive parts processed through additive manufacturing), is developing new biobased 3D printing materials...

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