Glue contributes 6% to the total climate impact of IKEA. In a company of IKEAs size that’s a lot. Finding a renewable based solution is a priority in order to meet two key goals set out in the IKEA sustainability strategy.
Author Archive for: SUSBIND
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On the initiative of the Austrian embassy in the Netherlands and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, a networking event between Austrian and Dutch research institutes and universities was organized on March 21-22 in the Hague, Netherlands.
For thousands of years, people have been using microorganisms for the production of foods such as beer, wine, vinegar, bread and dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. Within SUSBIND project, enzymes play an important role as well.
SUSBIND was initiated with the goal to substitute fossil-based chemicals with those from renewable resources. Meeting a first milestone end of December 2018, the carbohydrate-based feedstocks are now selected.
Our partners met to check the project progress and to share experience after nine months of project work. The 2nd Consortium Meeting was hosted at the IRNAS institute in Seville, Spain from 19 to 21 February 2019.
On this 8th of March, we interviewed two female researchers from SUSBIND consortium, Ms. Sanne Nusselder and Ms. Ingrid Odegard.
Stephen Webb, CEO of RTDS Group and the coordinator of two EU-funded projects SUSBIND and SUSFERT, had the honor of presenting the projects at the European Parliament.
Our project partners CSIC IRNAS, CIB & JenaBios recently submitted a manuscript on fatty acid epoxidation that has just been published in ChemCatChem, joining their workforces even before the project start.
Within the scope of the EU-funded project SUSBIND, our Austrian project partner Wood K plus provided two PhD student positions within the Area “Wood Materials Technologies” (WMT).
11 Partners from 6 EU countries from research and industry met to start co-operation on this new bioeconomy innovation project. Mastering common supranational challenges including the more efficient use of the world’s declining resources was one of the reasons the partners got together.