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June 9, 2010
Start-ups in biomaterials, biofuels and sustainable chemistry are moving into a new phase, in which successfully scaling up production, finding partners, and generating revenues will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biomaterials-Start-Ups-Moving-to-a-New-Phase_27297.html
June 8, 2010
Virent Energy Systems (Madison, WI) has raised $46.4 million in a third funding round, including commitments from Shell and Cargill, the company announced today. Shell had first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biofuel-Firm-Raises-$46-Million-in-Third-Funding-Round_27287.html
May 27, 2010
Novozymes says it has entered into an agreement with Sinopec and grain and oil importer COFCO (Beijing) to build the largest demonstration-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in China....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Partners-in-Chinese-Cellulosic-Ethanol_27057.html
May 25, 2010
Patents pending that relate to techniques for generating synthetic cells could provide the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) with a “monopoly” position on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Monopoly-Concerns-Over-Patents-for-J-Craig-Venter-Institutes-Synthetic-Cell-Technology-update_27001.html
May 25, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) says it has successfully created a synthetic bacterial cell using laboratory chemicals and knowledge relating to the manipulation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Craig-Venter-Institute-Creates-First-Synthetic-Cell-Paves-Way-to-New-Wave-of-Biomaterials_27000.html
May 21, 2010
The European Commission is reaching out to other bodies to promote conformity with Reach and share best practices. An agreement with Environment Canada, that country's regulatory body...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-21_26961.html
May 21, 2010
Zeachem (Lakewood , CO) is planning to build production capabilities for cellulosic ethanol at its Oregon biorefinery, the company says. The new capabilities will be funded by a $25...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/ZeaChem-to-Build-Production-Capacity-With-DOE-Grant_26960.html
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Blog-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-Could-California-Hold-the-Key-to-EU-Chemical-Industry-Survival_26959.html
May 10, 2010
Novozymes says it has agreed to partner with Royal Nedalco (Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands), a major supplier of yeast and ethanol in Europe, to develop a fermentation process that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Novozymes-Collaborates-with-Ethanol-Developer-to-Improve-Yeast-Process_26609.html
April 30, 2010
A team of researchers from the University of California (Berkeley, CA), led by Hemamala Karunadasa, has developed a low cost catalyst based on molybdenum for generating hydrogen. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Berkeley-Chemists-Develop-Potentially-Game-changing-Catalyst-for-Making-Hydrogen_26472.html
April 28, 2010
Solvay says it has begun operating a refuse derived fuel (RDF) cogeneration plant at its manufacturing site at Bernburg, Germany. The RDF plant, which generates steam and electricity...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Solvay-Cuts-Carbon-Emissions-with-Energy-from-Waste-Facility_26352.html
April 27, 2010
Coskata says its technology is capable of making ethanol from practically any renewable source, including household garbage, plant waste, and used tires....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Total-Invests-in-Biofuel-Firm-Coskata_26342.html
April 26, 2010
Neste Oil says it has begun trials in Finland for Neste Green 100 diesel, a diesel derived 100% from renewable raw materials that is free from fossil fuel. The trial will feature...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Neste-Trials-100-percent-Biodiesel-in-Finland_26293.html
April 22, 2010
A wave of start-up companies are bringing new bioprocessing technologies from the laboratory to the market and making collaborative deals with chemical companies and other players from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Biochemicals-Start-ups-Pick-their-Partners-with-videos_25731.html
April 15, 2010
Deinove (Paris), a biotech start-up company developing processes for biofuels and biochemcials, has unveiled plans to undertake an initial public offering (IPO) in a bid to raise...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Bioprocessing-Start-up-Counts-Down-to-IPO_26039.html
April 6, 2010
BP and Verenium first partnered in August of 2008. BP paid Verenium $90 million for access to Verenium's cellulosic ethanol technology and agreed to fund Verenium's R&D with monthly $2.5 million payments through February 2010....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/BP-Verenium-Extend-Biofuel-Development-Program_25810.html
March 26, 2010
The bill, called the Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act (RFRA) extends both the 45 cts/gallon VEETC available to oil and gasoline refiners for each gallon of ethanol they blend and the corresponding secondary tariff through December 31, 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/House-Bill-Seeks-to-Extend-Ethanol-Tax-Credits_25667.html
March 23, 2010
The plant, which the companies say is the world's first for biogasoline production, has the capacity to produce 10,000 gallons/year, using feedstocks including corn stover, wheat straw, and sugarcane pulp....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/Shell-Virent-Producing-Gasoline-From-Biomass_25529.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/alternative_fuels/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
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