Biobased foams from agricultural residues
In the EU project BIOMAT, researchers from eight EU countries, including Germany, are working on sustainable foam and composite materials, more than half of which are made from renewable raw materials.
Premiere for pavilion made of flax fibers
Inspired by nature and built with natural fibers: the pavilion in the Botanical Garden of the University of Freiburg shows what sustainable building can look like.
Smart farming cooperation clears antitrust hurdles
Bosch and BASF develop Smart Spraying solution to automatically detect and control weeds.
BASF: New biopolymers for skin care products
BASF has developed a new biopolymer from the konjac plant tuber to replace synthetic ingredients in cosmetic products.
Biobased wound dressing awarded a prize
A Fraunhofer IMWS research team has been awarded the Halle IQ Innovation Prize for the development of a wound dressing made of natural elastin.