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15 November 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Smithers Rapra are pleased to announce the colocation of the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and the Biopolymers Symposium in 2014.
19 September 2013
European bioplastics firm Corbion Purac is exhibiting product developments with a range of industrial partners at a coming plastics trade event in October 2013
13 September 2013
The Society of the Plastics Industry's (SPI) Bioplastics Council has released a paper challenging the perception that the bioplastics industry's progress is inextricably linked to that of biofuels
12 September 2013
Bio-isobutanol producer Gevo has officially opened a demonstration-scale paraxylene plant in the US
06 September 2013
Italian firm Bellelli, a producer of child car seats, bike accessories and other child-friendly products, has launched a bioplastic version of its child bicycle carriers
05 September 2013
A Netherlands-based consortium has created a biocomposites-based electric scooter
03 September 2013
US firm OPX Biotechnologies has hired investment bank Lazard Capital Markets to raise $35 million (€26.1 million) in Series D funds, according to a VentureWire report
30 August 2013
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), a one-time partner on Metabolix's Telles bioplastics venture, has started a new bioplastics partnership in Sri Lanka
29 August 2013
The company behind the Lycra brand is working on bio-derived processes for industrial chemicals with computational biology firm SilicoLife
19 August 2013
US-based Gevo has launched its second 1 million litre fermenter for bio-based isobutanol, a building block in the production of plastics such as PET
The Biopolymers Symposium is organized by Smithers Rapra, the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit www.rapra.net or www.smithersrapra.com.