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jueves, 30 de noviembre de 2017

Biorefining Fortnightly Update – 2017/11 Part 2



After three months of testing, this monthly/fortnightly service will be replaced by the issue of single short posts for each news in brief. In this way, I expect to improve the possibilities of indexing and searching in the blog and achieve a more immediate distribution of the news.

NEWS IN BRIEF

Statement of the Biofuture Platform.
Ministers and high-level representatives of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Paraguay, Philippines, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America and Uruguay issued an statement about scaling-up the low carbon bioeconomy.
Date of the press release
16/11/2017
Topics
BIOECONOMY.

DSM expands strategic alliance with Amyris and acquires its brazilian production facility.
They have enhanced their strategic alliance through the sale of Amyris Brasil Ltda to DSM and the establishment of a long-term manufacturing partnership.
With the acquisition of the Brotas 1 facility, designed to produce high volumes of farnesene, DSM adds a state-of-the-art biotechnology-based production site in Brazil to its global network.
Date of the press release
17/11/2017
Topics
FARNESENE.
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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kebbi State Government to build an 84 Ml ethanol plant.
Date of the press release
23/11/2017
Topics
BIOETHANOL.

Global Bioenergies delivers first batch of a sustainable cosmetic ingredient to L’Oréal.
Using proven technologies, Global Bioenergies condensed bio-isobutene molecules to produce a cosmetic ingredient used in numerous formulations for its texturing properties. It was produced as part of the ISOPROD project.
Date of the press release
27/11/2017
Topics
BIO-ISOBUTENE.

A study for the EC coordinated by CENER gathers information on ILUC GHG emissions associated with biofuels production.
The European Commission by its Directorate-General for Energy commissioned CENER the coordination of this study which has been jointly elaborated with researchers of Wageningen Economic Research, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Wageningen Environmental Research.
Date of the press release
27/11/2017
Topics
BIOFUELS.

Lignin-based biofuels have been produced at pilot scale as part of the BioLi2.0 research project.  
Those biofuels could be used in common engines and be produced in existing oil refineries.
A research team from RISE and other industry partners work in this initiative within the BioInnovation strategic programme founded by Forest Industries, IKEM and TEKO.
Date of the press release
29/11/2017
Topics
BIOFUELS; LIGNIN.

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) welcomes strong commitment to advanced biofuels from IEA and ITRE committee of the European Parliament.  
Date of the press release
29/11/2017
Topics
BIOFUELS.

Figure 1. Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (extracted from LSB web site)

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- Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Projects Map.

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COMING EVENTS
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NOVEMBER
30/11 – 1/12 | Santander (Spain) | I Congreso Nacional sobre Bioeconomía Forestal.

DECEMBER
7 | Brussels (Belgium) | BBI JU Stakeholder Forum.
11 – 15 | Lyon (France) | 4th International Congress on Catalysis for Biorefineries (CatBior 2017).
14 – 15 | Helsinki (Finland) | 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit.

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