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28.08.2014nova-Institute opens the doors to its archives on bioeconomy
In a brand new outfit, nova-Institute, Hürth near Cologne, makes its most important studies, reports and services around the “bio-based economy” available for the professional public – most of them free of charge:

The newly designed website proves to be a treasure chest of studies, papers, articles, presentations, proceedings, data, graphics and diagrams issued by nova-Institute over the last five years. It currently contains 30 studies and professional articles on the core topics “economy and markets”, “policy”, “sustainability and ecology” and “technology”.

The series “nova-papers” gives thought-provoking impulses on important issues of the bio-based economy. So far, four nova-papers have been published – addressing the level playing field for material and energetic uses of biomass, food-crops, GreenPremium and a reform of the “Renewable Energy Directive (RED)”.

In addition to an overview of upcoming nova conferences, you can find all proceedings of the last years on topics such as bio-based materials, WPC, CO2 utilization, micro plastics and sustainable packaging.

You also have easy access to other services of nova-Institute: The portal “Bio-based News” offers daily news on the bio-based economy with more than 14,000 reports on 6,500 companies. The updated edition of the “International Business Directory for Innovative Bio-based Materials” iBIB has recently been released. The online database makes it easy to find the right producer of bio-based polymers and composites for your needs.

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nova-Institute is a private and independent institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio-based and CO2-based economy in the fields of feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, LCA, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. Today, nova-Institute has more than 20 employees and an annual turnover of more than 2 Mio. €.