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Agrobiobase awards

 

2017 edition
 

IAR, the French bioeconomy cluster - under the auspices of the French Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, and with the support of the Association "Chimie du végétal" - launches the 2017 edition of the Agrobiobase Award!

IAR cluster, engaged since ten years in the valorization of plant resources, aims to highlight a recent industrial innovation.

 

 

1/ Applications

Applications must be sent before midnight on March 3, 2017

2 / Pre-selection

A pre-selection of 4 products will be be made by a jury.

3/ Vote and award ceremony

PBS participants will elect the winner from among the 4 products selected by the jury.

March 3, 2017

End of March, 2017

April 25-26, 2017, Lille (France)

 

The 4 finalist products selected by the jury

Amidograf®

Biosorb

Calinou Nettoyant Désinfectant surfaces - bébé

Contacticel™

 

 

Who can be candidate?
Any company having developed an innovative bio-based product (non-food applications) published on the Agrobiobase website

 

Bio-based products are evaluated according to three criteria:
- their innovative features,
- their bio-based content,
- their environmental and socio-economic impact.

 

Agrobiobase award 2017 will be presented during the International Congress Plant Based Summit (April 25-26, 2017 ; Lille, France).

 

The winner will receive financial support in the amount of 5,000 euros and a full page article in Formule Verte, the magazine of raw materials and renewable ingredients.

 

 

 

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2015 edition

Agrobiobase award 2015 was presented April 9, 2015, during the International Congress Plant Based Summit (8-10 April 2015, Lille Grand Palais, France), in the presence of Mr. Thierry STADLER, president of the jury and president of IAR cluster, and Mr. Julien DUGUE, unit of Biomass and Energy, French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry.

The votes of professionals during the first day of the congress finally decided within 4 finalists selected by the jury. 

The company VALAGRO has been recognized for its fully biobased super-absorbant (SAP) polymer SAP-BIO-09 able to successfully replace petrochemical ones. It presents excellent absorbing capacities of water and urina and can be used in diapers, cosmetic gelling agents, hydrating gel burns ...

 

of the company

SAP-BIO-09

   

 

For this 2015 edition, the winner has received financial support in the amount of 5,000 euros and press coverage.

 

 

 

The 3 other finalist products selected by the jury

BELOUKHA

Edulis Exudactive®

PLHT 201

 

 

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2013 edition

 

Agrobiobase award 2013 was presented November 20, 2013, during the International Congress Plant Based Summit (19-20 November 2013, Pavillon d'Armenonville, Paris), in the presence of Mr. Daniel THOMAS, Vice-President of IAR cluster, and Mr. Aurélien MILLION, Head of the Unit of Biomass and Energy, Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry.

That was the votes of about 100 present professionals during the first day of the congress that finally decided between 4 finalists, selected by the jury among 22 initial applications.

 

The company FLAX TECHNIC has been recognized for its 100% bio-based composite TWINFLAX P-PREG! 100% bio-based, this innovative product consists of a technical fabric in flax fibers associated by a specific impregnation process with a high-performance bio-based resin, a polyamide PA11.

of the company

TWINFLAX P-PREG

   

 

For this 2013 edition, the winner has received financial support in the amount of 5,000 euros and press coverage.

 

 

The 3 other finalist products selected by the jury

Secoia EXP Leaf Tech

SIMULGREEN™ 18-2

SOPHOCLEAN

 

 

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2011 edition

 

The winners of the award of Agrobiobase were unveiled Sept. 6, 2011 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris on the occasion of the International Symposium Plant-Based Chemistry. The winners received their trophies in the presence of Mr Daniel Thomas, Chairman of IAR cluster, and M. Eric Giry, representative of the Ministry of Agriculture.

Launched in March 2011 by the cluster Industries & Agro-Resources (IAR), in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, the first edition of Agrobiobase awards was dedicated to French candidates and rewarded innovative players in the field of agricultural resources that contribute to an industrial sector more respectful of environment.

 

 

This first edition of Agrobiobase Award awarded 3 candidates out of 18 cases filed, three trophies awarded for the innovative nature of bioproducts, the percentage of plant raw material and its environmental and socio-economic impact.

 

 

Category Biomaterials

EcoTechnilin, France’s leading provider of non-woven products made ​​from natural fibers, won the trophy for its lightweight thermoset composite fully bio-based: FIBRICARD ®.

   

 

 

Category Biochemicals

Novance, subsidiary of Sofiprotéol group, specialized in manufacturing and marketing of chemicals from the exploitation of natural vegetable oils, was recognized for its aqueous emulsion of 100% vegetable alkyd resin: VG TECH HYDRO ®.

Roquette, a leading global players in starch and its derivatives, received a trophy for its 100% bio-based plasticizer: POLYSORB ID 37®.