Tag: BASF

BASF and RiKarbon team to commercialize waste-derived bio-based, biodegradable emollients

BASF and RiKarbon team to commercialize waste-derived bio-based, biodegradable emollients

September 28, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF and RiKarbon Inc., a U.S.-based technology start-up, announce the signing of a partnership contract to exclusively license and commercialize proprietary technology from RiKarbon.  RiKarbon’s patented technology allows the upcycling of bio-waste into bio-based, biodegradable emollients for the global personal care market, supporting the industry’s drive to innovative sustainable solutions.   The successful R&D […]

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BASF and Samsung Heavy Industries to asses capturing CO2 onboard maritime vessels

BASF and Samsung Heavy Industries to asses capturing CO2 onboard maritime vessels

September 12, 2022 |

In Hong Kong, BASF and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. will carry out a collaborative feasibility assessment of capturing CO2 onboard maritime vessels using BASF’s OASE® blue technology for flue gas applications.  The scope of the collaboration includes a marinization study as well as engineering design and construction of the carbon capture unit. BASF will […]

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Sulzer Chemtech and BASF signs MOU for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics

Sulzer Chemtech and BASF signs MOU for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics

August 24, 2022 |

In Switzerland, Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology) and BASF have signed a MoU with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions.  Sulzer Chemtech, an established licensor and engineering partner for process technologies like hydrotreating for renewable fuels and chemical recycling of […]

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Design house and German chemical giant team up for sustainable shoe

Design house and German chemical giant team up for sustainable shoe

August 8, 2022 |

In Germany, chemical maker BASF has announced a collaboration in which design house Maddy Plant developed a concept shoe made entirely from BASF sustainable materials.  Dubbed MADGAMMA – Intertekk Saturn, the shoes use biobased Elastollan® polyurethane in the midsoles, shanks, and outsoles. The shoe also features an upper made from 100% recyclable monofilament fiber Freeflex™ […]

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Rice-based mattifying ingredient offers natural alternative for skincare formulations

Rice-based mattifying ingredient offers natural alternative for skincare formulations

July 18, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF has launched a new skincare biopolymer made from rice. Dubbed Verdessence RiceTouch, the powder is made from non-GMO rice produced in the European Union. It absorbs oils to provide a mattifying effect to cosmetics with a “smooth and powdery light skin feel.”   Stickiness reduction and spreading enhancement are additional benefits, BASF tells […]

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BASF launches production to purify most complex waste plastics pyrolysis feeds

BASF launches production to purify most complex waste plastics pyrolysis feeds

July 18, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF launched PuriCycle, a new line of advanced high-performance products for the purification of most complex waste plastics pyrolysis feeds. The PuriCycle portfolio includes novel catalysts and adsorbents developed to selectively remove or convert a wide range of impurities in pyrolysis oils and enable downstream processing of circular plastics streams. PuriCycle can help […]

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Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy settle legal dispute over patents

Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy settle legal dispute over patents

April 28, 2022 |

In Minnesota, Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy LLC have settled their legal dispute involving Kurita America’s patents relating to the use of phytase to control mineral deposits in fuel ethanol plants. The terms of the settlement are confidential. The United States Patent Office issued U.S. Patent Nos. 8,415,137 and […]

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BASF and Henkel use renewable feedstock for cleaning and beauty care following trial

BASF and Henkel use renewable feedstock for cleaning and beauty care following trial

April 11, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF and Henkel jointly commit to replacing fossil carbon feedstock with renewable feedstock for most products in Henkel’s European Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses over the next four years following a successful pilot with Henkel’s cleaning and detergent brand Love Nature in 2021. Through the cooperation, the fossil feedstock for […]

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On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

March 7, 2022 |

We are now a few months into 2022 but there are still some changes going on with personnel moves in the bioeconomy. From Aemetis President Andy Foster elected to the Board of Opportunity Stanislaus to several BASF and Store Enso leadership changes, a new Finnair CIO and BrightNight CFO, it’s an exciting time to work […]

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BASF Venture Capital and Orbia Ventures invest in crop protection biotech company

BASF Venture Capital and Orbia Ventures invest in crop protection biotech company

February 13, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF Venture Capital GmbH and Orbia Ventures are investing in the Israeli biotech startup FortePhest which is developing a new technology to combat herbicide-resistant weeds and invasive plants. Inspired and informed by natural plant processes, the company supports crop protection on a global scale by implementing this technology. BASF Venture Capital and Orbia […]

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