Bioplastic

Yield10 Bioscience Announces Achievement of Proof-of-Concept Milestone for Producing PHA Bioplastic in Field Grown Camelina Plants

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

Several Camelina lines were grown in small plots at field test sites in the U.S. and Canada.

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  • Several Camelina lines were grown in small plots at field test sites in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Compared to control plants, the engineered PHA Camelina lines emerged and matured later but once established, exhibited good vigor, branching, flowering and seed set.
  • Yield10 plans to extract the PHA bioplastic from the Camelina seed for product prototyping, sampling and business development.
  • It is truly exciting to reach this milestone in our effort to produce PHA bioplastic in the seeds of field grown Camelina plants, said Kristi Snell, Ph.D., vice president of research and chief science officer of Yield10 Bioscience.

NEXE Innovations Awarded $1,000,000 from the Government of Canada

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:30am

VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -NEXE Innovations Inc. ("NEXE" or the "Company"), a leader in plant-based materials science and advanced manufacturing technologies, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Government of Canada ("GOC") to support the commercialization of its NEXE Nespresso-Compatible Pods.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -NEXE Innovations Inc. ("NEXE" or the "Company"), a leader in plant-based materials science and advanced manufacturing technologies, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Government of Canada ("GOC") to support the commercialization of its NEXE Nespresso-Compatible Pods.
  • This follows a $150,000 grant that NEXE received in 2019 during Phase 1 of the program to support prototype development.
  • NEXE was awarded Phase 2 funding to develop plant-based and fully compostable Nespresso-Compatible coffee pods from bioplastic and wood fibre.
  • NEXE Innovations Inc. is a leader in plant-based compostable technology and advanced materials manufacturing based in British Columbia, Canada.

Global Biodegradable Plastics Market Forecasts to 2027: Significant Agricultural Applications will be Favorable for Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 5:21pm

The surging demand for biodegradable plastics observed in the packaging sector and significant agricultural applications will be favorable for market growth.

Key Points: 
  • The surging demand for biodegradable plastics observed in the packaging sector and significant agricultural applications will be favorable for market growth.
  • The biodegradable plastics market is fueled by regulations imposed on single-use plastics due to environmental concerns raised by the proliferation of plastics in landfills and oceans.
  • One of the factors that may restrict the growth of the demand for biodegradable plastics is the high cost of biodegradable plastics.
  • Given the economic slowdown, the reduction of disposable income could pose a challenge to the growth of the market for biodegradable plastics.

Campden BRI Magyarország Nonprofit Kft.: Free webinar and stakeholder event - bioenergy and biomaterials from agricultural residues

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 11:31am

Thanks to the project, straw residues, manure and winery wastes are transformed into eco-friendly bioplastics, biofertilizer and biogas.

Key Points: 
  • Thanks to the project, straw residues, manure and winery wastes are transformed into eco-friendly bioplastics, biofertilizer and biogas.
  • Thus, the circular economy principle brings sustainable solutions for agro-waste valorisation - reducing conventional plastics, mitigating global warming and protecting natural resources.
  • The NoAW project is coming to a successful conclusion on the Final Stakeholder Webinar on 18-19 January 2021.
  • Publication free of charge - specimen copies requested / send to Campden BRI Hungary, campden@campdenkht.com

Global Market for Biobased and Sustainable Plastics 2020-2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 11:50am

The "The Global Market for Biobased and Sustainable Plastics 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "The Global Market for Biobased and Sustainable Plastics 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The biobased and sustainable plastics sector aims to create green products from biological based inputs, residue and wastes.
  • Global production capacities for biobased and sustainable plastics, market demand and trends 2019-2030.
  • Market segmentation analysis for biobased and sustainable plastics including packaging, consumer products, automotive, building & construction, textiles, electronics and agriculture markets.

Sana Packaging Releases the Cannabis Industry's First 100% Reclaimed Ocean Plastic Jars

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

DENVER, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sana Packaging , a sustainable packaging brand that designs and develops cannabis packaging for a circular economy, today launched the cannabis industry's first reclaimed ocean plastic jars: the Sana Ocean Jar 4.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sana Packaging , a sustainable packaging brand that designs and develops cannabis packaging for a circular economy, today launched the cannabis industry's first reclaimed ocean plastic jars: the Sana Ocean Jar 4.
  • It's our first 100% reclaimed ocean plastic jar and the first jar we're producing in-house.
  • And while the Sana Ocean Jar 4 was designed to be used in conjunction with the Sana Ocean Screw-Top Lid, it's compatible with all 53-400 closures," said Co-Founder & CEO, Ron Basak-Smith.
  • Sana Packaging develops packaging for a circular economy using 100% plant-based hemp plastic, 100% reclaimed ocean plastic, and other innovative materials.

Global Biorefinery Products Market (2020 to 2025) - Impact Analysis of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 11:01am

The "Biorefinery Products: Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Biorefinery Products: Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This research report quantifies the two categories of energetic and non-energetic bioproducts into seven major product segments: bioderived chemicals, biofuels, pharmaceuticals (bio drugs and herbal/botanicals), biocomposite materials, biopolymers/bioplastics, biogas, and biopower.
  • The growing economies are assumed to attract key companies in the market and increase consumer spending.
  • Analyses of the global market trends, with data from 2019, estimates for 2020, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2025
    Highlights of the current and future market potential for two main types of biorefinery products (energetic/non-energetic), along with a detailed analysis of the competitive environment, industry trends, opportunities, and penetration of bio-products
    Quantification of the market and end-use of biorefinery products, along with the assessment of international trade in biorefinery products with five-year forecasts
    Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the growth of the global biobased industry vs. the global economy

Lactic Acid Market and Polylactic Acid Markets - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 9:26am

The "Lactic Acid Market - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Lactic Acid Market - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • By lactic acid application, the biodegradable polymers segment is estimated to be the largest segment during the forecast period.
  • The growth of the market for industrial applications of lactic acid is primarily driven by its use in biodegradable polymers.
  • By form, liquid segment in the lactic acid market estimated to account for the largest share during the forecast period.

Danimer Scientific, a Next Generation Bioplastics Company, Completes Business Combination with Live Oak Acquisition Corp.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 9:05pm

Meredian Holdings Group, Inc., doing business as Danimer Scientific (Legacy Danimer), a next generation bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, and Danimer Scientific, Inc. (f/k/a Live Oak Acquisition Corp. (Live Oak)) announced today that they have completed their previously announced business combination.

Key Points: 
  • Meredian Holdings Group, Inc., doing business as Danimer Scientific (Legacy Danimer), a next generation bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, and Danimer Scientific, Inc. (f/k/a Live Oak Acquisition Corp. (Live Oak)) announced today that they have completed their previously announced business combination.
  • The transaction was unanimously approved by the board of directors of Live Oak and was approved at a special meeting of Live Oak stockholders on December 28, 2020.
  • In connection with the closing, Live Oak changed its name to Danimer Scientific, Inc. (Danimer Scientific or the Company).
  • Rick Hendrix, Chief Executive Officer of Live Oak, has joined Danimer Scientifics Board, and John Amboian, Non-Executive Chairman of Live Oak, has joined the Board as Lead Independent Director.

Insights on the Bioplastic Packaging Market 2020-2024: COVID-19 Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Market Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2024 - Technavio

Monday, December 28, 2020 - 4:11pm

Based on the type, rigid bioplastic segment is expected to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the type, rigid bioplastic segment is expected to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period.
  • By geography, Europe is going to have a lucrative growth during the forecast period.
  • About 32% of the markets overall growth is expected to originate from Europe.
  • The UK and Germany are the key markets for bioplastic packaging solutions in Europe.