Tag: bioeconomy

6 Degrees of Innovation: From the Playboy Mansion to a hot renewables tech in 6 steps

6 Degrees of Innovation: From the Playboy Mansion to a hot renewables tech in 6 steps

July 3, 2017 |

The sixth season of the reality show Kendra on Top commenced on the WE Network this past week, a spin-off from the Playboy Playmate reality show Girls Next Door, which ran from 2005 to 2010. With Girls Next Door, I never quite figured out if the show’s title referred to the guest house at the Playboy […]

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Responding to Trump: the new economies of Pittsburgh…and Paris and Paris and Paris

Responding to Trump: the new economies of Pittsburgh…and Paris and Paris and Paris

June 4, 2017 |

Last November, Donald J. Trump was elected President by the voters of Paris. Paris, PA, that is. It’s a suburb of Pittsburgh, as it happens. Of “I was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” fame.  Where Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto joined the mayors of more than 175 cities in a rebel yell that has […]

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“Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy” ministerial event set for Beijing

“Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy” ministerial event set for Beijing

June 4, 2017 |

In China, Mission Innovation and Biofuture Platform will host a side event “Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy”. June 8, at the China National Convention Center, Beijing, as part of the CEM8 and Mission Innovation 2 Ministerial in Beijing. The event will highlight the recent contributions of Mission Innovation Sustainable Biofuels Innovation Challenge (SBIC) and the Biofuture Platform […]

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Rapid Advancement: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the nation’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute – RAPID

Rapid Advancement: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the nation’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute – RAPID

May 15, 2017 |

Last december , the U.S. Department of Energy announced it would support the country’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute with $70 million over five years, subject to federal appropriations. Another $70 million is expected from RAPID’s partners, including companies, universities, laboratories and other organizations. The new institute will be known as RAPID, the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification […]

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The Emperor’s New Jobs

The Emperor’s New Jobs

January 29, 2017 |

Among biodiesel’s amazing growth stats is word from LMC International that the 2.1 billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel used by Americans in 2015 supported $8.4 billion in economic impact across a wide variety of economic sectors. But here was the weird news. There were 47,400 jobs. It reminds us of a trend in […]

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Industrial biotech employment to triple to 1.5 million in the EU by 2030: new report

Industrial biotech employment to triple to 1.5 million in the EU by 2030: new report

September 28, 2016 |

In Brussels, EuropaBio released a report concluding that Industrial Biotech contributes over €30 billion to the EU economy and around 500 000 jobs. The new study was launched in the European Parliament as part of a series of activities across Europe celebrating European Biotech Week. The Report’s employment data The report found that the core […]

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The EU aims for bioeconomy perfect, by tossing out the good

The EU aims for bioeconomy perfect, by tossing out the good

September 11, 2016 |

If you’ve been trapped in a sensory deprivation chamber the past few months, or simply tune out anything to do with the European Commission, you’ve probably not noticed that the EU has put itself on a fast-track to limit, if not abandon, first-generation biofuels and focus almost exclusively for its carbon future on advanced biofuels. […]

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The BioWizards of Oz: The Digest’s 2016 Special Report on Australia

The BioWizards of Oz: The Digest’s 2016 Special Report on Australia

July 3, 2016 |

Who’s running the show? Inconclusive Aussie election points to minority government, hung parliament In Australia, the center-right Coalition parties are clinging to power after a Federal election Saturday which resulted in a sharp swing to the Labor Party, and to a plethora of minor parties. The government has secured 65 seats, 11 short of an […]

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Expanding the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to using the Billion Ton Report

Expanding the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to using the Billion Ton Report

June 14, 2016 |

This analysis was presented by Jonny Rogers at ABLC Feedstocks 2016, and is the result of is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), National Laboratories, and various Agency representatives of the Biomass R&D Board’s Analysis Interagency Working Group. Zia Haq (DOE) and Harry Baumes (USDA) are the co-chairs.

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2016 Advanced Bioeconomy Deployment Report

2016 Advanced Bioeconomy Deployment Report

February 28, 2016 |

In Florida, The Digest has released its February 2016 edition of the Advanced Bioeconomy Deployment Report, including industry projects under development through 2019, and statistics and surveys on the industry growth outlook, below. Need a convenient one-click download? Need a one-click download of the complete report for offline study and analysis of the project data and statistics? […]

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