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February 17, 2011
Steps were taken this week toward enhancing the safety of nanomaterials: The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC; Brussels) yesterday officially opened the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/CWs-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Feb-17_32912.html
February 15, 2011
Sanofi-Aventis says it has entered into a definitive agreement with biotechnology company Genzyme (Cambridge, MA), under which Sanofi-Aventis will acquire Genzyme for $74/share in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Sanofi-Aventis-to-Acquire-Genzyme-for-$20-1-Billion_32884.html
February 15, 2011
Lanxess says it has increased its minority stake in Gevo (Englewood, CO) to 9.1% after investing $17 million in the biofuel and biochemical firm’s IPO last week. The move reflects “the good progress,” made by both companies in developing isobutene from renewable resources, says Lanxess....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lanxess-Increases-Stake-in-Biobased-Isobutanol-Firm_32865.html
February 10, 2011
Fine and specialty chemicals players are generally back in growth mode, says Eric Neuffer, v.p./sales and business development, North American pharmaceutical services for Cambrex...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Informex-2011-Growing-Again_32753.html
February 9, 2011
DSM, Zeon and Novomer each won profiles in sustainability awards at Informex's gala dinner in Charlotte last night. The awards have three categories: product innovation, process...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Informex-Announces-Sustainability-Award-Winners_32730.html
February 9, 2011
The $130 million facility is expected to start-up in mid-2012, producing 8 million gallons/year of ethanol from local yard, vegetative, and household wastes....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Ineos-JV-Breaks-Ground-on-Florida-Biorefinery_32711.html
February 9, 2011
Genomatica (San Francisco) and Waste Management (Houston) say they will jointly develop a process to turn syngas derived from municipal solid waste into intermediate and basic chemicals. Financial terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Genomatica-Signs-Syngas-to-Chemicals-Development-Deal_32708.html
February 8, 2011
The U.K. government, via its Technology Strategy Board (TSB), has agreed to fund feasibility studies for 10 industrial biotechnology projects that aim to convert biomaterials into high...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/U-K-Part-funds-10-Early-stage-Biotech-Projects_32681.html
February 8, 2011
Lonza says that biopharmaceutical company KaloBios Pharmaceuticals (South San Francisco, CA) has signed a research and commercial agreement with biotech company BioWa (Princeton, NJ)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/KaloBios-Signs-Research-and-Commercial-Agreement-with-BioWa-and-Lonza_32680.html
February 4, 2011
Nitto Denko (Osaka, Japan), a diversified materials producer, says it has acquired Avecia Biotechnology Inc. (Milford, MA), a producer of DNA - and RNA –based medicines...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Nitto-Denko-Buys-Avecia-Biotechnology_32645.html
January 31, 2011
Informex USA, one of the country’s key specialty and fine chemical expos, for the second year running will host a sustainable technology competition at the show. All...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Informex-Lines-up-Industry-changing-Green-Chemistries_32538.html
January 27, 2011
This Week on CW: ENI and Novamant are planning to build a massive green chemistry plant in Sardinia, Italy, starting later this year. Europe's emissions trading program is planning to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-Jan-27_32475.html
January 24, 2011
Thailand's PTT Chemical (Bangkok), a major petrochemical producer, has purchased an equity stake in biochemcials firm Myriant (Quincy, MA) worth $60 million, the companies announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/PTT-Chemical-Buys-Stake-in-Myriant_32369.html
January 24, 2011
Enzymes technology company Novozymes (Copenhagen) says its 2010 Ebit increased 25% to DK 2.1 billion ($382 million) on sales up 15% to DK 9.7 billion. Overall demand was high in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Novozymes-Sales-and-Profits-Grow-Strongly-in-2010_32352.html
January 21, 2011
This week has been another in which biomaterials technologies have featured strongly. USDA has disclosed that it will help fund three commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol projects to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-20_32309.html
January 14, 2011
DSM BioSolutions, DSM’s microbial fermentation contract manufacturing business, has disclosed that it has secured a contract with BiAqua (Badhoevedorp, the Netherlands) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/DSM-Secures-Contract-to-Develop-Water-Decontaminating-Microbes-update_32093.html
January 14, 2011
This year is billed as one that is set to feature an uptick in discussions about nanomaterial safety by regulators in the European Union. The Chemical Industries Association (CIA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-13_32142.html
January 13, 2011
DSM has made a move to bolster its contract manufacturing business by signing a deal with Codexis (Redwood City, CA), an enzymes technology firm, to secure access to certain enzymes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/DSM-Licenses-in-Enzymes-from-Codexis_32127.html
January 12, 2011
Publicly traded biotech firm OriginOil (Los Angeles) says it is narrowing its focus in algae-based oil production to its extraction technology platform, ending efforts in growing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/OriginOil-Narrows-Algae-Focus-to-Extraction_32102.html
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