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Praj Industries has announced development of technology to produce lignin based bio-bitumen

Praj Industries has announced that it has developed a technology to produce Bio-bitumen based on lignin. The Netherlands-based Circular Biobased Delta, one of Europe’s consortia to promote bioeconomy, has approved Praj’s Bio-bitumen samples processed from Purified Lignin, as a part… Continue Reading →

The one with 3D printed furniture from sawdust and lignin

Indeed, according to a filing back in October of 2020, the company’s gross assets acquisition showed a price of $2.5 million USD, including a $2 million in cash considerations. Now, Desktop Metal has introduced Forust as its new portfolio manufacturing… Continue Reading →

Genetically engineered bacteria boost lignin utilisation – a new study receives €1.3 million

Tampere University’s researcher Suvi Santala received significant funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation to study the utilisation of lignin. In a five-year biotechnology research project, Santala and her group will develop breakthrough technologies to recycle lignin from plant biomass that… Continue Reading →

News Release: Groundbreaking Research into White-Rot Fungi Proves Its Value in Carbon Sequestration from Lignin

A foundational study conducted by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL) shows for the first time that white-rot fungi are able to use carbon captured from lignin as a carbon source. Continue to original story…

RenCom Announces Company Name Change to Lignin Industries AB

Swedish RenCom AB today announced that it will begin operating under a new name and be known as Lignin Industries. Continue to original story…

Lab-grown wood could be future of furniture

Ashley Beckwith, lead author of the study, said her hope is that lab-grown wood could one day supplement traditional forestry methods. Her team is growing the wood by using a 3D-printed gel to mould plant cells into the desired shape…. Continue Reading →

RenCom starts production of lignin-based material Renol®, to replace fossil-based plastics, with a capacity of more than 1000 tonnes/year

RenCom’s patented technology is based on lignin, a by-product from the forest industry, transforming it into a high-performance renewable material that will replace plastics. Renol® can be used in ratios up to 50 % in applications such as films (shopping… Continue Reading →

A new way to make wood transparent, stronger and lighter than glass

The conventional method for making wood transparent involves using chemicals to remove the lignin—a process that takes a long time, produces a lot of liquid waste and results in weaker wood. In this new effort, the researchers have found a… Continue Reading →

Edible shock- and heat-resistant wood foam could replace plastic packaging

A new bio-based material could replace substances such as Styrofoam and bubble wrap. Artificial intelligence is being used to the development of the material. Continue to original story…

Sekab and Praj Industries collaborates to produce sustainable biofuels and chemicals

Sekab E-technology AB and Praj industries, India have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize CelluAPP® technology platform developed by Sekab to produce biofuels and biochemicals. Praj Industries operates in over 75 countries and experienced in delivering ethanol production… Continue Reading →

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