Arkema Expands to Asia to Grow Castor Oil Based Polyamides

In France, Arkema SA is expanding to Asia with an investment of about $342.2 million (300 million Euros) over the next five years to...

Carmell Therapeutics Gets $4M Series B Funding to Advance Smart Medicine

In Pennsylvania, Carmell Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing regenerative medicine technologies, closed $4M in Series B financing to advance its...

Seafood Shells Too Good to Throw Away – Shells Offer Alternative to Limestone

In Belgium, researchers are looking at seafood industry shell waste as a valuable biomaterial to be used to restore oyster reefs. Usually thrown in...

Beetles, Flies and Crickets Oh My! Insects Approved As Fish Food in Europe

In Belgium, FEFAC has allowed farmed fish producers to use insects as feed as a way to help improve the sustainability of aquaculture in...

Bioplastics to Overtake Conventional Plastics by Early 2020s

In Italy, the Italian Institute of Technology is studying the viability of bioplastics and predicts that biomaterial based plastics will outperform and overtake traditional...

Corn and Sugar Not Just in Cereal Anymore – John Deere Bioplastic Toys to...

In Colorado, John Deere and toy company BeginAgain teamed up to make new eco-friendly John Deere-licensed toys made from corncobs and sugar cane. Made...

Biomaterial Busts Out Micro-Pollutants Faster Than Others

In the United Kingdom, CustoMem developed a new granular absorbent that can bind and remove a variety of micro-pollutants which are usually very tough...

Iron Man Hand Becomes Reality as 3D Printing in Medicine Grows

In the United Kingdom, Paul Croft, Director at Ultimaker GB, shares how 3D printing using biomaterials has made strides in recent years in the...

Watch Out Super Soakers – Soy Absorbs 40 Times Its Weight

In Spain, researchers altered the composition of soy to design a new bioplastic that can absorb up to 40 times its own weight. Since...

No Air? No Explosion! Biodegradable Tire with Replaceable Treads Can’t Blowout on Road

In South Carolina, Michelin is expanding on the sustainability of cars by focusing on a new tire made of fully biodegradable biomaterials and utilizing...

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Tyson jumps deeper into Alt Protein, launches Raised & Rooted Brand

In Arkansas, Tyson Foods introduced the company’s first plant-based and blended products, along with its new Raised & Rooted brand. The initiative makes Tyson Foods the...

ZeaKal picks up $10M from Canopy Rivers to bring PhotoSeed to Cannabis

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Iowa State researchers studying slow-release fertilizer to feed crops, improve water quality

In Iowa, Iowa State University researchers may have found a slow-release fertilizer that could feed crops while protecting water quality, but they may have...