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October 3, 2011
DSM announced this week that it is adding adipic acid, a precursor to nylon 6,6 , polyurethanes, solvents and resins, to its list of target biobased chemicals. Adipic acid is an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/DSM-Adds-Adipic-Acid-to-Biobased-Chemical-Efforts_37948.html
September 29, 2011
Amyris says that it has partnered with tire giant Michelin to develop and market biobased isoprene.   LG is planning to invest $7 billion in green businesses, including electric...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-Sept-29_37961.html
September 27, 2011
Boehringer Ingelheim (Ingelheim, Germany) says it will establish a new separate business for the development and commercialization of biosimilars. Biosimilars are approved versions of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Boehringer-Ingelheim-to-Enter-Biosimilars-Business_37891.html
September 22, 2011
SAFC, the custom fine chemical manufacturing arm of Sigma-Aldrich Corp., is targeting sales from organic growth of $1 billion/year in the next four years. SAFC generated sales in 2010...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Fine-Chemicals-SAFC-Targets-$1-Billion-Sales-Boosts-its-Offering-with-video_37621.html
September 22, 2011
Protéus (Nimes, France), a biotech firm and subsidiary of PCAS (Longjumeau, France) has successfully completed a development milestone in a project for Syngenta to optimize...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Syngenta-Progresses-Optimization-of-Sugar-Cane-for-Biofuel_37733.html
September 21, 2011
Electrochaea (St. Louis, MO), a start-up company says it plans to begin industrial-scale testing of a proprietary anaerobic technology that converts waste CO2 and excess electric power...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/U-S-Firm-Pilots-Technology-to-Convert-Excess-Electricity-Waste-CO2-into-Natural-Gas_37709.html
September 20, 2011
Mascoma (Lebanon, NH), a renewable fuels and chemicals firm targeting the conversion of hardwood biomass feedstocks, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to $100...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Mascoma-Files-for-$100-Million-IPO_37685.html
September 20, 2011
H.C. Starck and the Clausthaler Umwelttechnik-Institut (Cutec; Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany), a technology institute, have jointly developed a novel family of catalysts along with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/H-C-Starck-and-Cutec-Develop-Catalysts-for-Generating-Natural-Gas_37692.html
September 16, 2011
President Obama has signed into law changes to the U.S. patent system that major chemical firms say are important steps in streamlining the U.S. patent system and promoting innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/U-S-Overhauls-Patent-Law-Eliminates-First-to-Invent-Test_37664.html
September 16, 2011
Evonik says it has broken ground on the construction of a previously announced biodiesel catalyst plant at Puerto General San Martin, Argentina.   The detail engineering of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Evonik-Breaks-Ground-on-Catalyst-Plant-in-Argentina_37645.html
September 15, 2011
Lonza says it has signed a manufacturing agreement with biotechnology company Pasteuria Bioscience (Alachua, FL). Lonza will initiate manufacture of Pasteuria spores, a biological...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lonza-Signs-Deal-with-Pasteuria-Bioscience-for-Production-of-Bio-Nematicide_37615.html
September 13, 2011
Gevo received two patents related to its yeast-based isobutanol production process, the company says. The two patents, "Yeast Organism Producing Isobutanol at a High Yield,"...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Gevo-Receives-Isobutanol-Patents-Counter-Sues-DuPont_37581.html
September 12, 2011
Biotechnology company Biocon (Bangalore, India) says it has begun construction of a biopharmaceutical manufacturing and research and development facility in Bio-XCell, a custom-built...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Biocon-Builds-Biopharmaceutical-Manufacturing-Facility-in-Malaysia_37541.html
September 9, 2011
Sustainability is the common goal of the EU chemical industry and the European Commission, the commission and Cefic said at an exhibition in Brussels.   Mosaic is commercializing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37535.html
September 2, 2011
Source: USDA  Western corn rootworm sampled from four Iowan fields were found to have developed a resistance to Monsanto's widely used Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene, according...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Common-Corn-Pest-Found-to-Be-Resistant-to-Bt-Gene_37358.html
September 2, 2011
A broad range of innovation news stories have emerged this past week. One of the most interesting developments is that biobased chemical firm BioAmber (Minneapolis)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-September-2-2011_37357.html
August 22, 2011
Genomatica, a San Diego-based developer of sustainable chemicals, says it has produced butadiene from biobased feedstocks. The company, which is currently advancing its first product...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Genomatica-Pursuing-Biobased-Butadiene_37055.html
August 16, 2011
Sinochem (Beijing) says its wholly-owned subsidiary China National Seed Group (Sinoseeds; Beijing) has opened the China Seed Life Science & Technology Center in the national...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Sinochem-Subsidiary-Opens-Crop-Technology-Center_36904.html
August 15, 2011
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC; New Delhi) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government’s department of biotechnology (DBT), to set up a DBT–IOC...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Indian-Oil-to-Establish-Bio-energy-Research-Center_36883.html
August 11, 2011
Novozymes, a biotech firm, says its Ebitda for the first half of the year increased 11% to DK1.6 billion ($306 million) on sales up 9% to DK5.3 billion. All expectations for full-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Novozymes-First-Half-Ebitda-Rises-11-percent-Despite-Market-Uncertainty_36831.html
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