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January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
December 31, 2013
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), a leading renewable chemicals and fuels company, announced last week that it will sell senior convertible promissory notes in a private placement for $28...
December 31, 2013
Biopesticide firm Marrone Bio Innovations (Davis, CA) says it has initiated production of Grandevo, the company's flagship bioinsecticide, at its Bangor, MI plant. This is the...
December 20, 2013
The Eighth European Bioplastics conference, held recently at Berlin, attracted 350 participants from 215 companies and organizations. Several key themes emerged during the conference...
December 9, 2013
Evonik Industries and LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) have signed a three-year research cooperation agreement to jointly develop a bioprocess route to precursors for specialty plastics using...
December 5, 2013
Evonik Industries has succeeded in using biotechnology methods to convert synthesis gas (syngas) to pure 2-hydroxyisobutyric acid (2-HIBA) under industrial conditions, the company has...
December 3, 2013
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has launched a new biobased, film-grade resin that allows for production of compostable and highly transparent film and bags. Metabolix says the...
November 27, 2013
BASF has produced its first commercial volumes of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable raw material, and is offering product to customers for testing and commercial use, the company...
November 26, 2013
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) is looking to strengthen its presence in the prescription pharmaceuticals market in the United States and is open to more collaborations and...
November 25, 2013
Green chemicals firm Carbios (Paris) has filed its “document de base” with the French financial markets authority (AMF; Paris) as part of its proposed IPO on NYSE Alternext...
November 20, 2013
Biochemical company Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) announced today that it will construct its second biobased isobutene pilot plant at the Fraunhofer Center for...
November 19, 2013
EPA’s 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposed lowering the amount of biofuels refiners are mandated to blend into fuels for the first time in the federal program’s...
November 13, 2013
Industrial biotech Deinove's (Montpellier, France) plant chemistry development program has been awarded nearly €6 million ($8.1 million) in funding by France's environment and...
October 23, 2013
Novozymes has acquired Allopartis Biotechnologies (San Francisco) from CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund I (San Francisco) for an undisclosed sum. Allopartis, founded in 2008...
October 22, 2013
Elevance Renewable Sciences announced today that it has authorized the next significant stage of its second world-scale biorefinery at Natchez, MS following "robust customer...
October 9, 2013
A Korean research team at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kaist; Daejeon, South Korea) has...
October 8, 2013
DSM announced today that it has tested and approved the use of Genomatica’s (San Diego) biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) for use in DSM’s Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester...
October 8, 2013
Researchers at the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC) at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS) have received a four-year $4.4 million federal grant as part of the...
October 4, 2013
Dow AgroSciences is advancing an insect-resistant soybean for South America that, if approved, will compete directly with a newly launched seed Monsanto expects to be its next...
October 1, 2013
Invista (Witchita, KS) and Ingenza (Edinburgh) say that they will collaborate in the development of new technology for biobased processes for manufacturing industrial chemicals. The...
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