Author Nhi Le

Stora Enso’s wood-based battery material wins Metsä360 award

Stora Enso’s bio-based battery material Lignode® by Stora Enso has won the Metsä360 award in Finland. The EUR 30 000 prize, funded by the Marjatta and Eino Kolli Foundation was granted for the second time, was announced at the Lahti… Continue Reading →

Finnish cleantech company MetGen has won EU’s Innovation Radar Prize 2021

The European Commission awarded prizes to Europe’s most promising innovations that have emerged from EU-funded research and innovation projects. MetGen from Finland was awarded the overall 2021 Innovation Radar Prize for their game-changing bio-based solution to replace petrochemical wax-based solutions… Continue Reading →

Coca-Cola, Changchun Meihe and UPM Cooperate to Commercialize Next-Generation Biomaterials

The Coca-Cola Company, Changchun Meihe Science & Technology and UPM today announced the first planned commercialization of technologies to efficiently convert second-generation biomass to plant-based monoethylene glycol (bMEG). Continue to the original story…

Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller – Maersk, invests in Vertoro – a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel. Continue to the original story…

UPM launches UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) – a renewable product to significantly reduce CO₂ footprint of rubber and plastics applications

UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) represent UPM’s latest revolutionary development in sustainable solutions. They address the urgent need to reduce CO₂ emissions of rubber and plastics products by offering a truly sustainable alternative to fossil-based carbon black and precipitated… Continue Reading →

In Peab Asfalt’s pilot project part of the bitumen is substituted with biobased lignin from St1

Peab Asfalt one of the biggest construction groups in the Nordic countries, invests heavily in the implementation of sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions. The most recent environmental act from Peab Asfalt’s was the start of ECO-Asfalt™ production in Finland this… Continue Reading →

Valmet to rebuild pretreatment system for RE Energy’s biorefinery in Denmark

Valmet will rebuild the pretreatment system for RE Energy’s biorefinery in Kalundborg, Denmark. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2021 and the delivery is planned for the first half of 2022. The value of… Continue Reading →

Lignin pilot projects in Canadian cities pave way for greener roads

The northern Ontario City of Thunder Bay is looking to become the second Canadian municipality to pave its roads with the complex organic polymer lignin, an experimental “green asphalt” that is a forestry byproduct from the pulp making process. Continue… Continue Reading →

The fungal factories growing next-generation bio-compounds

In order to significantly cut harmful emissions and encourage greener industrial practices, Europe is transitioning to a bio-based economy. This means moving away from chemical processes based on fossil fuels, and towards biological processes based on renewable resources. With this… Continue Reading →

Blue Biofuels Files Two New Patents on the Production of Lignin and Nanocellulose from its CTS Technology

Blue Biofuels, Inc. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it filed two more patents that follow on the granted patent and three previously filed patents pending to its Cellulose-to-Sugar (“CTS”) technology system. Continue to the original story…

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