Tag: Austria

Johannes Kepler University researchers create “MycelioTronics”

Johannes Kepler University researchers create “MycelioTronics”

November 28, 2022 |

In Austria, scientists have dubbed the new innovative substance “MycelioTronics” and researchers Johannes Kepler University Linz believe it’s a “global first” that could result in more sustainable electronics. At any rate, the fungal skin is an “ingenious barrier”. As described in the journal “Science Advances”, the approach was “more or less an accidental discovery”. Tnstitute […]

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OMV and Wood sign MOU to commercially license ReOil technology

OMV and Wood sign MOU to commercially license ReOil technology

November 15, 2022 |

In Austria, OMV and Wood signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into a mutually exclusive collaboration agreement for the commercial licensing of OMV’s proprietary ReOil technology. The two companies aim to agree on a binding cooperation by mid-2023. ReOil® is a patented chemical recycling technology developed by OMV, which converts end-of-life plastic waste into […]

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Austrian Fashion Week Includes Kelp-Inspired Bioplastic Clutch

Austrian Fashion Week Includes Kelp-Inspired Bioplastic Clutch

September 26, 2022 |

In Austria, designer Julia Koerner has introduced kelp-inspired clutch bags made from kelp bioplastics for her JK3D fashion brand.  Debuted recently at MQ Vienna Fashion Week and available in slate, mauve, and midnight blue, the Kelp Mini Clutch resembles tangled tendrils of kelp found along the coast of Malibu, with “strategic voids” that create a […]

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OMV and Ryanair signs MOU for eight years of SAF supply starting in 2023

OMV and Ryanair signs MOU for eight years of SAF supply starting in 2023

September 19, 2022 |

In Austria, OMV and Ryanair have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Ryanair airports across Austria, Germany, and Romania. While the limited production of SAF remains a global aviation issue, this MoU agreement gives Ryanair unique access to purchase up to 160,000 tons (53 million gallons) of SAF from […]

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ANDRITZ moves forward with biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s MS plant

ANDRITZ moves forward with biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s MS plant

August 17, 2022 |

In Austria, ANDRITZ has successfully received the Final Acceptance Certificate for a biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s Onça Pintada site in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul.  This plant is part of the first thermoelectric power plant in Brazil to consume eucalyptus stumps and roots. The plant will be able to generate 50 megawatts of […]

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Eco Film Receives Industrial Composability Certification

Eco Film Receives Industrial Composability Certification

July 6, 2022 |

In Austria, Cortec Corporation is very excited to receive industrial composability certification for its “green” Eco Film. Eco Film is a certified commercially compostable* film designed to replace traditional non-degradable films such as low-density and high-density polyethylene. Cortec received the ‘OK compost INDUSTRIAL’ certificate from TÜV Austria. This certifies that Eco Film conforms to the […]

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BDI-BioEnergy opens Bakersfield next-generation biodiesel facility

BDI-BioEnergy opens Bakersfield next-generation biodiesel facility

April 19, 2022 |

In Austria, BDI-BioEnergy International has opened a next-generation biodiesel production plant in Bakersfield, California. The key innovation: the patented RepCAT technology with a recyclable catalyst. BDI-BioEnergy International is a specialist in technology development and plant construction for biodiesel from Styria, Austria. Following successful projects in Vienna, Hong Kong and London, BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH has now […]

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Ancient bug creates food from art

Ancient bug creates food from art

March 7, 2022 |

In Austria, startup Arkeon Biotechnologies has raised $7 million to advance its single-step fermentation process for converting carbon dioxide into food ingredients.  The company was birthed in 2021 by Evig, a Berlin-based company builder that brought together Arkeon founders Gregor Tegl, Simon Rittman, and Guenther Bochmann. The basis for the company is work performed by […]

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Researchers in Austria 3D print squishy finger robots

Researchers in Austria 3D print squishy finger robots

February 14, 2022 |

In Austria, a team at Johannes Kepler University Linz has created a squishy robot by 3D printing a gel made from gelatin, sugar, citric acid, and glycerol.  The team published the first iteration of this recipe in 2022. In their most recent work, published in Science Robotics, they added citric acid to keep microorganisms away […]

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Suicide machine features 3D printed, biodegradable coffin

Suicide machine features 3D printed, biodegradable coffin

December 13, 2021 |

In Austria, designer Philip Nitschke has unveiled a suicide machine complete with a 3-D printed, removable coffin for efficient removal and burial of the machine’s most recent user.  Dubbed Sarco, short for sarcophagus, the machine allows users to enter the wood coffin and, by simply pressing a button, flood the space with nitrogen. A painless […]

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