Tag: BASF

BASF and Isobionics launch corn-based alternative to sandalwood oil

BASF and Isobionics launch corn-based alternative to sandalwood oil

July 19, 2020 |

In Germany, BASF Nutrition & Health and Isobionics are launching their first joint product, a new fragrance in BASF’s portfolio. The starting material for the fermentation process is corn starch obtained from corn grown in Europe. Thanks to its woody odor profile, the new fragrance in BASF’s portfolio is a convincing alternative to sandalwood oil. […]

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BASF and Red Avenue New Materials collaborate on compostable co-polyester (PBAT) in China

BASF and Red Avenue New Materials collaborate on compostable co-polyester (PBAT) in China

May 31, 2020 |

In Germany, BASF and Red Avenue New Materials Group signed a joint agreement that grants Red Avenue New Materials Group the license to produce and sell certified compostable aliphatic-aromatic co-polyester (PBAT). Red Avenue New Materials Group will build a 60,000 metric tons PBAT plant in Shanghai, using BASF`s process technology in exchange for the access […]

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BASF expands sanitizer production and supports VCI platform for nationwide emergency provision

BASF expands sanitizer production and supports VCI platform for nationwide emergency provision

April 19, 2020 |

In Germany, BASF is significantly expanding the production of disinfectant at its Ludwigshafen site and has now started production of hand sanitizer based on bioethanol, in addition to the isopropanol-based hand sanitizer manufactured to date. With the additional quantities of up to 100,000 liters of hand sanitizer per week, the company will support the new […]

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BASF and STÄHLER SUISSE SA evaluate Ameoba’s biocontrol products

BASF and STÄHLER SUISSE SA evaluate Ameoba’s biocontrol products

April 5, 2020 |

In France, Amoeba, producer of a biological biocide capable of eliminating the risk in water and human wounds, and of a biocontrol product for plant protection, signed a Material Transfer Agreement with STÄHLER SUISSE SA and another MTA with BASF. The purpose of the BASF research partnership is related to the amoeba lysate Willaertia magna […]

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BASF and Delair team up to scale up crop R&D using cloud platform

BASF and Delair team up to scale up crop R&D using cloud platform

March 17, 2020 |

In Germany, BASF and Delair, a global provider of end-to-end visual data management solutions for enterprises, announced their collaboration to scale up BASF’s research and development projects for seeds, traits and crop protection. The agreement will enable BASF’s agricultural research stations worldwide to use the delair.ai cloud platform to streamline and standardize the information gained […]

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BASF’s new focused approach boosts agricultural innovation pipeline by 25%

BASF’s new focused approach boosts agricultural innovation pipeline by 25%

March 1, 2020 |

In Germany, BASF expects a well-stocked agricultural pipeline with projected peak sales potential of more than $8.2 billion (€7.5 billion). By 2029, the company will launch more than 30 key projects, including novel seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, digital products and new formulations. BASF will build on its research and development (R&D) […]

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BASF invests in Israeli AgTech startup Equinom for seed breeding

BASF invests in Israeli AgTech startup Equinom for seed breeding

December 15, 2019 |

In Israel, BASF Venture Capital is the lead investor in a funding round for Israeli AgTech startup Equinom. Equinom’s computerized breeding technology provides optimized seeds for the food industry to help it meet growing demand for plant-based products used as ingredients, clean label packed goods and healthier lifestyle cuisine. With this investment, BASF Venture Capital […]

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The next Bad A$$ Super Force in Flavors & Fragrances? BASF – big company doing big things, entering F&F market

The next Bad A$$ Super Force in Flavors & Fragrances? BASF – big company doing big things, entering F&F market

September 29, 2019 |

Some companies never have news. Some companies seem to always have news. And in the past week, BASF falls into the latter category with 6 new press releases on their global site in a matter of 5 days – and that doesn’t include other press releases on their country-specific sites. Ok, but is it interesting […]

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BASF and the University of Heidelberg extend cooperation at Catalysis Research Lab

BASF and the University of Heidelberg extend cooperation at Catalysis Research Lab

August 18, 2019 |

In Germany, BASF and the University of Heidelberg will jointly continue operating their Catalysis Research Laboratory (CaRLa) where researchers work on issues relating to homogeneous catalysis for a further three years. The current research work focuses primarily on efficient and resource-conserving synthesis methods, including methods using carbon dioxide (CO2) or renewable resources as starting materials. […]

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Novo’s ExtravaLanza — $72M investment in LanzaTech as the world’s top purveyors of the very finest in second chance carbon continue to expand

Novo’s ExtravaLanza — $72M investment in LanzaTech as the world’s top purveyors of the very finest in second chance carbon continue to expand

August 6, 2019 |

From Chicago and also Copenhagen arrives the pleasant news that Novo Holdings is making a $72 million investment in LanzaTech’s Series E financing, and Senior Director Anders Bendsen Spohr will join the LanzaTech board. Novo — the parent of both Novo Norsk and Novozymes — is best known for making investments in the therapeutics and […]

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