Italian Cluster of Green Chemistry teams up with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC)
Italian Cluster of Green Chemistry teams up with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC)

NEWS RELEASE THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 TORINO, ITALY – Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and the Sustainable Processes and Resources for Innovation and National Growth (SPRING) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The Italian Technology Cluster of “Green Chemistry” (SPRING) is a non-profit association founded by the initiative of four founding members: Biochemtex,…

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Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™ and be part of it. Of the biobased community, the green movement, the do-gooders. With that vibe, founder Jan-Govert van Gilst sells his elephant grass fibers. Presenting products such as paper, concrete, and especially biopolymers, this seems a successful strategy.

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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent degradable plastic for the circular economy. This HemCell compostable biopolymer, invented in the Dutch province of Zeeland, suits all kinds of applications. To be found in supermarkets in the near future: biodegradable coffee capsules.

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