CropEnergies focuses on biobased chemicals
The first production plant for manufacturing renewable ethyl acetate from sustainable ethanol is to be built at the site of Südzucker subsidiary CropEnergies in Zeitz by 2025.
Award for research on meat substitutes
Food technologist Anja Maria Wagemans from TU Berlin has been awarded the Young Scientist Award of the Berlin Science Award for her research into novel biomaterials.
Starch based foam film
A research project aims to create an alternative to packaging materials made from fossil plastic.
Million euro funding for traceless
Bioeconomy start-up traceless materials receives 5 million euros from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) to build a demonstration plant.
Organic disposable bag made from hemp fibers impresses at the Jugend forscht competition
In the 58th national Jugend forscht competition, three students from Hesse won first prize in the "world of work" category with their development of a compostable disposable bag.