Microorganisms that can turn biomass into chemical raw materials

Innovative Biotechnology Simplifies the Use of Biomass as an Alternative to Oil – Raw Materials Without Competition for Food and Feed / NEULAND Innovation Magazine Presents Projects. Oil is still the most economically attractive resource for fuels and basic chemicals that can be used to manufacture everyday products such as plastic bottles and detergent. New Read more about Microorganisms that can turn biomass into chemical raw materials[…]

How is the EU progressing towards the circular economy?

A circular economy aims to maintain the value of products, materials and resources for as long as possible and minimise the generation of waste. The European Commission publishes today a Communication on the monitoring framework for the circular economy and an accompanying Staff working document. The Commission monitoring framework is a key tool to measure Read more about How is the EU progressing towards the circular economy?[…]

New technologies for the enhanced recovery of by-products

Specific Challenge: Securing the sustainable access to raw materials, including metals, industrial minerals and construction raw materials, and particularly Critical Raw Materials (CRM), is of high importance for the EU economy. There is a need for innovative and sustainable raw materials production solutions at lower TRLs to increase the range and quality of raw materials Read more about New technologies for the enhanced recovery of by-products[…]

H2020 Call – Materials for non-battery based energy storage

Specific Challenge: Sustainable energy production can only work well when the specific different energy storage challenges are solved. So, solar panels and wind generators do not deliver energy when no sun is shining or no wind is blowing. Batteries may not be the best solution to face all energy storage needs, due to cost, safety Read more about H2020 Call – Materials for non-battery based energy storage[…]

Boosting the potential of small businesses in the areas of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Under HORIZON 2020 – SME Instrument program with multiple cut-off dates during the year till 2020 year, innovative SME’s companies can apply to CALL – Boosting the potential of small businesses in the areas of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials. The action is to involve new projects/products or services to become the engine of Read more about Boosting the potential of small businesses in the areas of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials[…]