Innovation in bioplastics – based on global patent activity – is at its highest point for almost two decades, while investment in plastics recycling technology is accelerating, a new report says.
The inaugural Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2021, from leading intellectual property firm Appleyard Lees, analyses patent filings relating to several key environmental challenges facing the world, including the development of bio-derived, biodegradable and recyclable polymers – also known as bioplastics.
The report points to particular technology advances in optimising bioplastic production and improving its properties to provide the performance and longevity expected by consumers.
Biome Technologies plc is a growth oriented, commercially driven technology group. The Group’s primary activity is the development of its fast growing business in bioplastics. The Group comprises two divisions: Biome Bioplastics and Stanelco RF Technologies.