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May 16, 2012
Lonza and Avalanche Biotechnologies (San Francisco, CA), a privately held biotechnology company, have formed a manufacturing collaboration focused on process development and scale-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lonza-and-Avalanche-Biotechnologies-Form-Manufacturing-Collaboration_43493.html
May 11, 2012
Biomaterials and sustainable fuel company EdeniQ (Visalia, CA) has raised over $30 million in additional capital, helping provide the company with the products necessary to unlock...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/EdeniQ-Raises-$30-Million-in-Investments_43316.html
May 11, 2012
Dyadic (Jupiter, FL) and Abengoa (Sevilla, Spain) have expanded their license agreement to continue to develop bio-based chemicals. Abengoa will pay Dyadic $5.5 million for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Dyadic-and-Abengoa-Expand-Bio-based-License-Agreement_43350.html
May 9, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has signed a contingent commercial offtake agreement with Solazyme (San Francisco), an  algae-based oils firm, for Solazymes to supply  oils for biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Dow-and-Solazyme-Sign-Commercial-Offtake-Agreement_43178.html
May 8, 2012
Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA), an energy crop company, has announced the successful production of renewable diesel by renewable chemical firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) from Ceres’...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Amyris-Successfully-Processes-Ceres-Sorghum-into-Farnesene_43298.html
May 1, 2012
Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmongton, DE), a Dupont/BP biofuel joint venture, says it has signed contracts to convert two world-scale ethanol facilies in Iowa to biobased isobutanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Butamax-Announces-Two-Biobutanol-Retrofit-Projects_43154.html
April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 18, 2012
Biocatalyst developer evocatal (Düsseldorf) says it is working with Lanxess to develop synthesis pathways and catalysts for rubber precursors based on renewable raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lanxess-Working-with-evocatal-on-Biosynthesis-Routes-to-Rubber_42758.html
April 16, 2012
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) and XiMo, a Rapperswil, Switzerland-based catalyst developer, say they have successfully demonstrated the production of commercially...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Elevance-XiMo-Demonstrate-Metathesis-Catalyst-Viability_42620.html
April 13, 2012
This week has seen Gevo (Engelwood, CO) file an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE). It is part of a year long patent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-13_42671.html
April 12, 2012
Lonza has agreed to supply Agennix (Heidelberg, Germany), a biotech firm, with commercial quantities of talactoferrin, Agennix’s trial drug for the treatment of non-small cell...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lonza-Joins-DSM-as-Manufacturer-of-Biopharma-Drug-for-Agennix_42641.html
April 10, 2012
Scientists from Fudan University (Shanghai, China) have genetically modified (GM) a strain of cotton featuring longer fibers suited to making high-end cotton products. The longer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chinese-University-Develops-GM-Cotton-with-Longer-Fibers_42601.html
April 10, 2012
The global market for industrial enzymes is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%, to approximately $6.1 billion in 2016, up from $3.9 billion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Industrial-Enzymes-Sales-to-Hit-$6-Billion-in-2016_42599.html
April 9, 2012
Sapphire Energy (San Diego) says it has secured $144 million in series C funding to help fund a Luna County, NM algae-based crude oil demonstration facility. Series C backers include...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Algae-Firm-Raises-$144-Million-for-Demonstration-Facility_42597.html
April 7, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Researchers-Develop-GM-Wheat-to-Repel-Aphids_42576.html
April 3, 2012
BASF says is reorienting its R&D activities so that they are more aligned to the group's key growth markets and so that R&D is undertaken more efficiently across the group. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
March 30, 2012
Photo Courtesy of UCLA. California researchers have produced the versatile fuel and chemical precursor isobutanol from electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2). The findings, published in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Researchers-Produce-Isobutanol-From-Electricity-and-CO2_42400.html
March 29, 2012
Pacific Ethanol Columbia has agreed to use Mascoma’s (Lebanon, NH) MGT yeast at four ethanol facilities with a combined annual production capacity of 200 million gallons. The MGT...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Mascoma-Granted-Supply-Contract-by-Pacific-Ethanol_42379.html
March 29, 2012
Bioplastics firm DaniMer Scientific (Bainbridge, GA) has partnered with Myriant (Quincy, MA) to use biobased succinic acid in the production of polymers. The two firms have already...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Myriant-Forms-Bioplastic-Partnership_42377.html
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