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In Paris, three start-up composite companies, 3DFortify, Pond, and H-Prec, won the Startup Booster award at the JEC World 2017 conference. Boston-based 3DFortify uses...

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In Washington, D.C., maybe it’s the recent talk of the end of the world as we know it, but NASA is working on figuring...

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In France, Lactips plans to have its water soluble, biodegradable thermoplastic pellets and films to market later this year. The pellets and films which...

AlwaysBLU Takes On Food Waste Problem and Creates Carbon-Neutral Plastic

In Canada, AlwaysBLU is taking the global food waste problem and using it to manufacture plastics. If you've been keeping an eye on Newlight...

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Mango Materials Moving Forward with BioPlastics at Berkeley Lab

In California, Mango Materials, which we covered when they were first starting out, is taking advantage of the U.S. Department of Energy's Small Business...

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Wayne Paterson Appointed as Admedus CEO

In Australia, Admedus's Board of Directors appointed Wayne Paterson, who has been serving as acting CEO since May 2016, to be their permanent CEO...

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