Straw as a promising sustainable feedstock option for the production of bio-based polymers

How can clothes, plastics and packaging be produced in a sustainable way? The ever-growing demand for environmentally friendlier options is shaping the production of daily consumables worldwide.
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2019-10-10T10:26:17+02:00Tuesday 8.10.2019|

Towards a circular bioeconomy: lignin as a renewable alternative to chemical industry

The chemical industry is almost entirely dependent on petroleum. Everyday products, from plastics, cosmetics and paints to adhesives and drugs are often made from oil. However, global challenges such as climate change and plastic pollution are now shifting the focus towards renewable and biodegradable raw materials.
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2019-09-23T09:22:32+02:00Friday 30.8.2019|

Towards a circular bioeconomy: natural polymers to stabilise technical emulsions

The emulsion-stabilising properties of wood hemicelluloses can be exploited through a number of value-added industrial processes and may help create a shift in industry towards a circular bioeconomy.
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2019-09-23T09:23:16+02:00Thursday 4.7.2019|

CH-Bioforce receives over €2 million grant from EU’s Horizon 2020

CH-Bioforce has received significant funding as part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 SME programme. CH-Bioforce was one of 68 companies selected for funding by the SME Instrument strand of the European Innovation Council in the final round of 2018. The project has been allocated a total budget of over €3 million and will run for two years.
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2019-09-23T09:23:41+02:00Tuesday 9.4.2019|