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March 8, 2012
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has agreed to a second request by Gevo (Englewood, CO) to have the agency review a Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biobutanol-Patent-Battle-Continues_41859.html
March 7, 2012
Itochu says it has  made an undisclosed investment in Lakewood, CO-based second-generation ethanol producer Zeachem. The two companies will jointly study opportunities to expand...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Itochu-Takes-Stake-in-ZeaChem_41870.html
March 6, 2012
Cellulosic sugar manufacturer Viridia (Redwood City, CA), formerly HCL CleanTech, says it has raised $100 million in public and private financing to fund its first commercial-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Cellulosic-Sugar-Supplier-Raises-$100-Million_41815.html
February 27, 2012
 Amyris says it has secured $83.7 million in financing to fund working capital, two weeks after the company told investors it was having trouble maintaining peak yields and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Amyris-Secures-$83-7-Million-in-Financing_41600.html
February 27, 2012
BASF has agreed terms to acquire Merck KGaA’s (Darmstadt, Germany) battery electrolytes business. BASF says the purchase price is in the "low double-digit millions" of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BASF-Buys-Merck-KGaAs-Battery-Electrolyte-Business-update_41500.html
February 27, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China has established a new renewable energy research center at Beijing, as part of the country's efforts to realize...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/China-Establishes-Renewable-Energy-Center_41592.html
February 23, 2012
Codexis’ interim CEO Peter Strumph , speaking at Jefferies’ Clean Technology conference today in New York, took the opportunity to dispel rumors circulating following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 21, 2012
Novozymes has called for a growing European Union (EU)-China cooperation in bioeconomy, at the 7th EU-China business summit at Beijing, earlier this month. Michael Fredskov...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Calls-for-EU-China-Cooperation-in-Bioeconomy_41498.html
February 13, 2012
The European Commission adopted a coherent, interdisciplinary action plan today for creating a sustainable bioeconomy in Europe that underscores the sector’s role in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Europe-Unveils-Bioeconomy-Strategy_41328.html
February 9, 2012
While recent biofuels headlines have been dominated by cellulosic ethanol, a biofuels producer backed by industrial biotechnology pioneer DuPont and fuels giant BP has been quietly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Butamax-Says-it-is-Leading-the-Way-for-Biobutanol-Blendstock_41123.html
February 1, 2012
Carbon Sciences (Santa Barbara, CA), a technology start-up company, says it is on track to demonstrate the use of a proprietary steam reforming catalyst for converting natural gas into...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Carbon-Sciences-to-Demonstrate-Novel-Syngas-Catalyst-update_40889.html
January 31, 2012
Enzymes group Novozymes says it has created an “exploratory research agreement” with Sea6 Energy (Chennai, India), a start-up biotech firm, to jointly develop an enzymatic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Collaborates-on-Seaweed-to-Biofuels-Project-in-India_40926.html
January 26, 2012
Advanced biofuels are set to become an important factor in the global economy and could replace more than 50% of the world's gasoline demand in 2030, according to a report by Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Study-Biofuels-Could-Replace-50-percent-of-Gasoline-by-2030_40779.html
January 26, 2012
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh, U.K.), a biotech company developing a process for converting whiskey byproducts into biobutanol and other biochemicals, has been launched yesterday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/U-K-Spin-out-Firm-to-Generate-BioButanol-from-Whiskey-Byproduct_40714.html
January 24, 2012
DSM and ethanol producer Poet (Sioux Falls, SD) have formed a 50-50 joint venture to produce cellulosic ethanol and license related technology. Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/DSM-and-Poet-Form-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Venture-update_40693.html
January 23, 2012
LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand), a renewable chemicals and fuels firm, has raised $55.8 million in a third, or Series C, funding round, including an investment from the venture arm...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/LanzaTech-Raises-$55-8-Million-in-Third-Funding-Round_40690.html
January 19, 2012
The Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS; London) says the U.K. government and an industry consortium have launched a hydrogen fueling study, dubbed UKH2Mobility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/U-K-Launches-Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric-Vehicle-Study_40548.html
January 18, 2012
AFC Energy (Cranleigh, U.K.) says its alkaline Beta fuel cell system for the first time is being used commercially to generate electricity from waste hydrogen. The system is being...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/AFC-Starts-up-Fuel-Cell-at-AkzoNobels-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-update_40347.html
January 16, 2012
Evonik Industries has introduced a novel membrane for purifying raw biogas into pure, usable biomethane, by removing CO2. The technology, which is comprised of multiple cylindrical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Evonik-Introduces-Polymer-Membrane-for-Purifying-Biogas_40455.html
January 16, 2012
This past week has seen a raft of alternative energy technology developments in both the battery and fuel cell fields.  BASF made another step forward in its quest to be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-13_40452.html
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