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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…

Bio-based coating for wood outperforms traditional synthetic options

Researchers turn a non-toxic residue into wood coating that resists abrasion, stain, and sunlight. Continue to the original story…

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 →

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