Kevin O'Connor is honoured with the NovaUCD Innovation Award

Kevin O’Connor, a leading green technologies researcher and innovator at UCD, has been honoured with the NovaUCD 2016 Innovation Award!

The Award was presented to Professor O’Connor, a professor at the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and a principal investigator at the UCD Earth Institute.


Click here for more: http://www.ucd.ie/innovation/newsevents

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The pollutants in our cosmetics

The plastics we cannot see also hurt the planet. When we think of plastic: bottles, containers, fabrics, toys and foams come to mind. But further, we dump large amounts of plastics into the environment and we are not even able to see them.

full article: http://www.independent.co.uk/news

P4SB has its next scientific publication.

Our partner CSIC -or to be more precise- Auxi Prietro from CSIC has written the next scientific article about P4SB.
We appreciate your work; very well done, Auxi!

Link to the article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com

German newspaper publishes about P4SB

A German newspaper (again, a German newspaper? -yep, the Germans again) publishes about P4SB.
In case you speak German, have a look and enjoy the article about the Plastikfresser!

You find the article right here: http://www.heise.de/tr/artikel

Spanish science magazine writes about P4SB

A Spanish popular science magazine "universo" for the blind people has published a short article about the P4SB project in which Auxi from our project partner CSIC was interviewed. The story about P4SB (in Spanish only) can be found on pages 10 to 12.

Interested to read? Click here: http://www.foal.es/sites/

Bioplastik Business Breakfast

This could be interesting for P4SB members in order to highlight our contribution to the development of bioplastics:

More infos: http://www.bioplasticsmagazine.com/en

bioplastic MAGAZINE [03/16] Vol. 11

PHA - a polymer family with challenges and opportunities.

Published in bioplastic MAGAZINE [03/16] Vol. 11

see also http://www.bioplasticsmagazine.com/en

Mexican researchers as inspiration for P4SB

Mexican researchers obtained a particularly high biodedegradation on a polyether polyurethane foam with 65% of dry weight losses. To get this result, they incubated the foam with a fungal strain of C. tenuissimum for 21 days.

What an inspiration for P4SB!

Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-tVkPEqHas


The Premier Trade show for all biobased Industries; 15.02-16.02.2017; Cologne, Germany

Exhibiting at BiobasedWorld is your chance to showcase your expertise in bioeconomy to an international audience.
We turn the spotlight on a multi-billion-dollar business with biobased products that are part of our daily lives as well as the supply chain that leads up to them. Look forward to the premier trade show that takes the bioeconomy from "Let's talk about it" to "let's do it".

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Bioplastic is not as succesfull as it should be

Although this German article states that bioplastic is not that succesfull as it should be, we are still convinced to contribute with P4SB to a better world. Can we change the authors opinion'? Let´s see what can be achieve during the next years!

Click here and have a look on the article: http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/natur