Energy Department Announces $13.4m to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

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Oct 10. The U.S. Energy Department announced $13.5 million to develop advanced biofuels and byproducts, including $3.1 million for American Process, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia to develop and demonstrate a process to transform cellulosic sugars to solvents in their demonstration facility. Read more.

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FBRI: Recyclable Biomaterial Particleboard

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FBRI Faculty Mehdi Tajvidi in the media about his research on Recyclable Biomaterial Particleboard Panel. Read more.

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USDA Study: Why Biobased?

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Why Biobased? presents opportunities for U.S. agriculture and forests in the emerging bieconomy, valued at $1.2 trillion. July 2014 For more recent biobased news, see our Resources page.

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New Plants to Product Program Director

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Charlotte Mace recently joined the Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine as Director. Charlotte works at the Environmental Health Strategy Center as the Program Director for the Plants to Products Program. The Plants to Products program, which is closely tied to the activities of the Sustainable Bioplastics Council, aims to develop a road map for advancing bioproducts…

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Biovation

By admin | Oct 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Biovation Biovation is a high-tech manufacturing company providing non-woven fiber products with antimicrobial properties for food packaging, woundcare, and custom OEM applications. Biovation has extensive experience with bioplastic polymers such as polylactic acid, which comes from cornstarch and is completely biodegradable. Biovation’s infection control chemistries also are available for coating on fibers, for textiles, or…

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