Monthly Archives: March 2019

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19 Mar, 2019

Postdoctoral research opportunity in Luxembourg

By | March 19th, 2019|Our news|0 Comments

Applications are open for a postdoctoral research project at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) on biobased polymers and materials, as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), a funding scheme from the European Commission to finance postdoctoral research projects. The project will take place in the 'Materials Research and Technology' (MRT) department of [...]

12 Mar, 2019

BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp 2019 applications deadline approaches

By | March 12th, 2019|Our news|0 Comments

The application deadline for BioVale's Innovation Biocamp for start-up bio-based businesses is approaching, with prospective participants having until 18 March 2019 to register for the event. The Biocamp, part of BioVale's BioBase4SME project, will take place in Bovendonk, the Netherlands, across 5-10 May 2019 and will provide small businesses working in the bioeconomy with specialist training fully [...]

6 Mar, 2019

Inventors waging war on plastic with world saving wonders

By | March 6th, 2019|News from the web|0 Comments

We can all do our bit to tackle the scourge of single-use plastic which chokes our seas and litters our towns and countryside — from using reusable shopping bags to joining the Great British Spring Clean.  But some people are going even further, inventing clever products or coming up with genius ideas [...]

4 Mar, 2019

BBIA is hiring for EU-funded project on Usable Packaging

By | March 4th, 2019|Our news|0 Comments

BBIA is looking to hire an individual to help undertake tasks related to an EU-funded project known as Usable Packaging. The project, which begins in June 2019 and ends in June 2022, will investigate and research the possibility of obtaining novel products and chemicals from bio-based waste resources originating in the food industry, including those [...]

4 Mar, 2019

California proposes phaseout of single-use plastics by 2030

By | March 4th, 2019|News from the web|0 Comments

California has already placed curbs on plastic items such as straws and bags — and this week legislation was introduced to phase out single-use plastic food containers and other packaging that isn't recyclable or compostable. The proposed measure also would apply to polystyrene foam containers used for takeout meals, as well as plastic detergent [...]