Innovation

Berlin company gets €505k to develop water soluble CBD emulsion

Berlin-based food startup Becanex GmbH said it will embark on a €505,000 project aimed at developing a cannabinoid-containing emulsion sufficiently…

April 26, 2021

Italian ‘eco-leather’ is new use for dust from hemp fiber

Italian developers have introduced Napee, an "eco-leather" textile containing hemp waste powder that does not use toxic solvents in the…

April 19, 2021

A guitar made from hempwood

Canadian-based boutique guitar maker JOI Guitars has introduced an acoustic guitar made of hempwood. The company said it undertook extensive…

April 19, 2021

CanXchange: ‘Looking for new ways to disrupt and innovate’

Alex Arkentis is the CEO and Co-Founder of CanXchange, the European commodities exchange for physical hemp and CBD products. A…

April 13, 2021

PepsiCo debuts energy drink with hempseed extract in Germany

PepsiCo DACH, has launched the popular Rockstar energy drink in Germany in a new version that includes hempseed extract. The…

April 8, 2021

Pennsylvania hemp initiatives get grants

Hemp initiatives in construction materials and animal medicine received grants from the state of Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The School…

February 2, 2021

Developers say genetic ID can lead to better plants, help resolve IP issues

Israeli company Tikun-Olam Cannbit said it has developed Cannabis Genetic Fingerprinting (CGF) technology, a system to identify and track cannabis…

February 2, 2021

New Zealand initiative to study potential of hempseed hulls

A group of New Zealand-based companies will launch a project to explore the potential for turning hulls and other parts…

January 27, 2021

Advisor named to Colorado project

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) officially named Denver-based Marijuana Policy Group (MPG Consulting to help develop a state Hemp…

January 25, 2021

French energy firm will invest $23 million in hemp-fueled gas plant

French startup Qairos Energies said it will invest nearly €18.8 million ($23 million) in its planned facility that will turn…

January 15, 2021