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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
March 28, 2012
Myriant (Quincy, MA) says it is “immediately” initiating scale-up activities of biobased acrylic acid in order to ship kilogram-sized quantities for potential customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Myriant-Begins-Scaling-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Process_42351.html
March 28, 2012
A technique developed by researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI; San Francisco Bay Area, CA), is able to optimise the performance of microbes to generate a target...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/U-S-Synthetic-Biology-Technique-Triples-Biodiesel-Yield_42324.html
March 27, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) and Albemarle have been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) for biobased jet fuel. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 27, 2012
Georgia Gulf and Galata Chemicals (Southbury, CT) say they are collaborating to develop flexible, biobased polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds containing Galata's biobased Drapex Alpha...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Georgia-Gulf-Taps-Galata-for-Biobased-PVC-Plasticizers_42339.html
March 26, 2012
Avantium (Amsterdam), a catalyst technology firm, and Danone, have agreed to jointly develop bottles made from bio-polyethylene furanoate (PEF). The partnership will use...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Avantium-and-Danone-Agree-to-Develop-Bio-PEF-Bottles_42282.html
March 22, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline has confirmed plans outlined first in November 2010 that it will invest more than £500 million ($790 million) in R&D and manufacturing in the U.K. From the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/GSK-to-Build-Its-First-Pharmaceutical-Plant-in-U-K-for-40-Years_42199.html
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