The prestigious Global Bioplastics Award, presented annually at the end of the first day of the European Bioplastics conference, was won this year by Bio4Self, a consortium - co-ordinated by Centexbel - of research institutes and companies collaborating on a project to develop self-reinforced composites based on PLA fibres.
Le SPF Economie lance une campagne d’information sur l’importance pour les entreprises d’identifier et de protéger leurs secrets d’affaires.
Le 27 novembre, 110 organisations privées et publiques se sont engagées à faire avancer l’économie circulaire en Wallonie. Cet engagement est pris dans le cadre du Green Deal Achats Circulaires, un projet à l’initiative du Vice-Président de la Wallonie et Ministre de l’Economie, du SPW, The Shift, de la SRIW, de la Sowalfin, de l’UCM et de l’UWE.
MarinaTex is a home compostable material designed as an alternative to single-use plastic films. The material is comprised of waste material from the fishing industry and sustainable algae.
European Patent Office launches new Espacenet, improving access to world’s largest free collection of patent documents.
International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy (INSPIRE) offers information to users on the characteristics and use of patents and standards for the deployment of renewable energy technologies, facilitating dialogue between different stakeholders on these topics.
The international trade publication bioplastics MAGAZINE is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Global Bioplastics Award. Known as the "Bioplastics Oskar", the award will be presented this year for the 14th time in succession.
Les PFAS sont des composés fluorés hydrophobes et lipophobes couramment utilisés dans l'ennoblissement textile
A new study published today by the European Patent Office (EPO) finds that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) rely on European patents to protect their high-potential inventions and that two thirds of these inventions are commercially exploited.
Les industries à forte intensité de droits de propriété intellectuelle (DPI) tels que les brevets, les marques, les dessins et modèles et les droits d'auteur génèrent 45 % du PIB de l'UE par an (6,6 billions d'euros) et représentent 63 millions d'emplois (29 % de tous les emplois de l'UE).