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Bio-on ties up with University of Hawaii for $1.4 million wood-to-PHA project

Bio-on ties up with University of Hawaii for $1.4 million wood-to-PHA project

September 1, 2015 |

In Hawaii, Bio-on and University of Hawaii have signed an exclusive global research contract to further develop the technology for the production of the revolutionary bioplastic PHAs: the objective is to use lignocellulosic materials (wood processing waste) and domestic or agricultural waste as the raw material. Bio-on will invest $1.4 million in the Manoa (HI) […]

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Hawaiian government looks favorably upon hemp pilot program

Hawaiian government looks favorably upon hemp pilot program

March 25, 2013 |

In Hawaii, a bill establishing a two-year hemp pilot program has passed a second reading with amendments in the Senate after being passed unanimously on the floor of the House in March. The bill would allow the University of Hawaii at Manoa to establish an industrial hemp remediation and biofuel crop plant program. Said State […]

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