Bacterial Nanocellulose: From Biotechnology to Bio-Economy presents an overview on the current and future applications of bacterial nanocellulose, perspectives on the ecology and economics of its production, and a brief historic overview of BNC related companies.
1. Taxonomic review and microbial ecology in bacterial nanocellulose fermentation 2. Bacterial Nano Cellulose synthesis 3. Molecular control over BNC biosynthesis 4. Bacterial NanoCellulose characterization 5. Bacterial cellulose aerogels 6. Bacterial cellulose as reinforcement for polymer matrices 7. Celluloses as food ingredients/additives: is there a room for BNC? 8. European Regulatory Framework on Novel Foods and Novel Food Additives 9. Medical and cosmetic applications of bacterial nanocellulose 10. Medical devices regulation 11. Optoelectronic Devices from Bacterial NanoCellulose 12. Process modelling and techno-economic evaluation of an industrial bacterial cellulose fermentation process 13. Nata de Coco Industry in the Philippines 14. Nata de coco industry in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam