Applied research for your needs

nova-Institute is an independent institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio- and CO2-based economy.

Today, we are one of the leading thinkers of the industry.

nova Info

Why nova-Institute?

  • We offer more than two decades of experience with the use of bio-based materials and products
  • You get access to nova’s internal or external top experts and scientist
  • Many fruitful partnerships in various national and international associations, research projects and expert groups at your disposal
  • We offer several popular platforms for knowledge exchange and communication – a key to success for the bio- and CO2-based economy
  • We host some of the most successful events of the industry: made from experts for experts

Key questions informing nova activities

  • What are the most promising concepts and applications for industrial biotechnology, biorefineries and bio-based or CO2-based products for the future?
  • What are future challenges, environmental benefits and successful solutions in the use of bio- and CO2-based materials and products?

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nova News

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Bio-Based News

Research thousends of articles, covering the latest developments in the bioeconomy. Everything from bio-based chemicals and materials to biotechnology to natural fibers to composites to CCU and more. Find the information you need and subscribe to your daily news update at

Bio-based Market Reports

Take a look at our series of comprehensive market and trend reports, covering issues from building blocks to polymers, from policies to standardisation and everything in-between