Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bio-plastics could help secure the industry’s future.
Pulp Mills are an ideal source of large amounts of ‘free pentoses’, from which furfural is made.
Finally , the paper industry is moving into the furfural biorefining space. Great News!
The EnzOx2 Project is a Research & Innovation Action funded by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, …
… a Public-Private Partnership between the EU (under H2020 framework programme) and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Twelve participants from five European countries will join efforts for the sustainable production of chemical building blocks and other added value products from plant biomass using enzymatic technologies. (more…)
Avocadofurans are new nontoxic insecticides which would be effective against common crop insect pest.
In addition to providing renewable energy, grass crops like switchgrass and miscanthus could store some of the carbon they pull from the atmosphere in the soil. (more…)
Furfural imparts a characteristic variously described as grainy, biscuity, or almond-like.
Levulinic acid is a platform chemical with significant potential to substitute petroleum-based products in the chemical and fuel sectors.
InnProBio, the Forum for Bio-Based Innovation in Public Procurement, aims to build a community of public procurement practitioners interested in Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) of Bio-Based Products and Services (BBPS). More .. (more…)
The EU-funded InnProBio project published Factsheet #1. It offers some definitions and graphic illustrations on the type of feedstock used to make the products and of the uses for biobased products.