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January 10, 2012
Global demand for enzymes is expected to rise by 6.8%/year to $8 billion in 2015. The increase in demand for enzymes reflects a continued rebound in the world economy. Most markets are...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Economic-Recovery-Increases-World-Enzyme-Demand_40349.html
January 6, 2012
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has begun operations at its 250,000 gallons/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR. The $28-million facility is being tested for the production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Zeachem-Starts-Up-Oregon-Biorefinery_40286.html
December 30, 2011
A review of the market potential for bioisoprene, with analysis of the key technologies and companies seeking to introduce those technologies to the market. Commercial Status Isoprene...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Biomaterials-The-Potential-for-Bio-Isoprene_39990.html
December 30, 2011
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) closed last November a $24-million series C funding round with its venture capital partners. The company has raised a total of $64 million in private financing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/ZeaChem-Builds-Toward-Its-First-Flexible-Biorefinery_40094.html
December 27, 2011
EPA says it has finalized the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), which again mandates far lower volumes of cellulosic biofuels than outlined by the Energy Independence and Security...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/EPA-Finalizes-2012-Renewable-Fuel-Standard_40054.html
December 8, 2011
Total and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) have signed agreements to expand their current R&D partnership and form a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize a range of renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Total-and-Amyris-Expand-Renewable-Fuels-Partnership_39403.html
December 6, 2011
The European Commission has published plans to invest €80 billion ($108 billion) in research and innovation across the European Union between 2014 and 2020. Named Horizon 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/EU-Unveils-$108-Billion-Research-and-Innovation-Program_39407.html
December 6, 2011
BASF has set up a research initiative called Joint Research Network on Advanced Materials and Systems (JONAS) in collaboration with the universities of Strasbourg, France; Freiburg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/BASF-and-Three-European-Universities-Collaborate-on-Functional-Materials-Research_39519.html
December 5, 2011
100% renewable PET fiber. Source: Toray Industries. Toray Industries says it has produced laboratory-scale samples of 100% biobased polyethylene terepthalate (PET) fibers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Toray-Produces-100-percent-Renewable-PET-Fiber_39500.html
November 23, 2011
The bio-based economy is at a critical juncture. Unfortunately for anyone that believes in its vast potential for setting the world on a sustainable, prosperous future, it is not clear...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/The-Bio-Based-Economy-Needs-a-Re-Brand_39238.html
November 22, 2011
Novozymes says later today that it will open new R&D laboratories and customer solutions facilities for biofuel enzymes at its site in Araucária, Brazil. The facility has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Novozymes-Opens-Enzymes-R-and-D-Lab-in-Brazil_39236.html
November 21, 2011
Privately owned Rodenburg Biopolymers (Oosterhout, the Netherlands), a biopolymer producer, has acquired Optimum (Rotterdam), also a biopolymer producer. Financial terms were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Dutch-Biopolymer-Firms-Combine_39199.html
November 18, 2011
The chemical industry will maintain its spending of about €10 million ($13.4 million) over 2012 for its Long-range Research Initiative (LRI), a program to promote scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Industry-Maintains-Spending-on-Long-range-Research-Initiative-LRI_39176.html
November 16, 2011
BioAmber estimates the addressable market for its products exceed $34 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/BioAmber-Files-for-$150-Million-IPO_39023.html
November 15, 2011
Biobased succinic acid producer BioAmber (Minneapolis) and its Asian distributor Mitsui & Co have has signed a deal to be the exclusive succinic acid supplier to Mitsubishi...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Taps-BioAmber-for-Succinic-Acid_34382.html
November 10, 2011
The U.S. court for the Western District of Wisconsin has ordered Danisco, a DuPont company, to pay damages to Novozymes of $18.3 million. A jury found Danisco liable for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Danisco-Ordered-to-Pay-Novozymes-$18-3-Million-for-Biofuel-Enzymes-Patent-Infringement_38971.html
November 10, 2011
Protéus (Nîmes, France), a biotech firm recently has been granted a U.S. patent for protein engineering and directed evolution in the manipulation of organisms for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Biotech-Firm-Proteus-Awarded-U-S-Patent-for-Protein-Engineering_38974.html
November 4, 2011
One of the big talking points at CPhI Worldwide, the largest expo in the world for pharmaceutical ingredients, which ran last week in Frankfurt, was around the concept of quality. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Pharmaceuticals-Quality-Not-Tech-Capability-Takes-Center-Stage_38792.html
November 3, 2011
Biopharmaceutical company Repligen (Waltham, MA) says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novozymes Biopharma Sweden (Lund, Sweden), a business of Novozymes (Bagsvaerd...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/U-S-Firm-Acquires-Novozymes-Biopharma-Sweden_38707.html
October 26, 2011
Several key manufacturers of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and pharmaceutical intermediates interviewed by CW at the CPhI show in Frankfurt today say that the market is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/CPhI-2011-Contract-Fine-Chemical-Firms-Upbeat-but-Questions-Arise-Over-Long-Term-Market-Outlook_38529.html
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