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November 3, 2009
Bayer CropScience says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Athenix (Research Triangle Park, NC), a privately held biotechnology company, for $365 million. Further...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Bayer-CropScience-Completes-Acquisition-of-U-S-Biotech-Firm-for-$365-Million_22542.html
November 3, 2009
Lonza says it has acquired Algonomics (Ghent, Belgium), a contract research organization providing integrated immunogenicity prediction services to support companies in the development...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Lonza-Acquires-Biotech-Service-Provider_22543.html
October 27, 2009
Syngenta says its newly-established Syngenta Ventures corporate venture capital subsidiary, has made an equity investment in Metabolon (Durham, NC), a privately-held biotechnology...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Syngenta-Invests-in-U-S-Biotech-Firm_22335.html
October 20, 2009
The Eden Trust (Bodelva, U.K.), a charity group, houses a tropical rainforest in one of the world’s largest greenhouses located in a former quarry pit. In the 10 years that it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Biomaterials-End-Users-Seek-New-Wave-of-Applications_22018.html
October 16, 2009
Lonza says it has acquired the preclinical cell and molecular biology assets of Simbiosys Biowares India (Bangalore, India), a biology outsourcing company. In a separate move, Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Merck-KGaA-and-Lonza-Make-Bioscience-Acquisitions-in-Bangalore-India_22041.html
October 9, 2009
Monsanto says it has been cooperating with Department of Justice (DOJ) officials in the government’s investigation into its seed licensing practices, which Monsanto’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Monsanto-Targeted-in-U-S-Antitrust-Inquiry-Update_21961.html
October 7, 2009
Monsanto reported a net loss of $233 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended August 31, compared with a net loss of $172 million in the same period last year. The company attributes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Monsantos-Loss-Widens-Glyphosate-Sales-Fall_21923.html
October 2, 2009
Sanofi-Aventis (Paris) says it has entered into an exclusive global collaboration and licensing agreement with biotechnology company Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Cambridge, MA) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Sanofi-Aventis-Signs-Licensing-Agreement-with-U-S-Biotech-Firm_21788.html
September 30, 2009
BASF has announced that it is partnering with Purac, a subsidiary of lactic acid producer CSM (Amsterdam), to coproduce succinic acid from renewable raw materials. The companies say...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/BASF-and-Dutch-Firm-Take-the-Bio-Succinic-Route_21729.html
September 28, 2009
The market for industrial enzymes will increase on average by 6.3%/year rising to $7 billion in 2013, according to a new report by market research firm Freedonia (Cleveland, OH)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Global-Enzymes-Market-Set-to-Hit-$7-Billion-in-2013_21382.html
September 23, 2009
A federal court has ruled that the USDA did not properly assess the environmental impacts of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) sugar beet. The Center for Food Safety and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Court-Finds-USDA-Erred-in-Assessment-of-Monsanto-Sugar-Beet_21587.html
September 22, 2009
Environmental group WWF has called for stronger political backing of the industrial biotech sector so that its potential may be fully realised. WWF says that the broad adoption of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Industrial-Biotech-Could-Save-2-5-Billion-m-t-year-of-CO2_21561.html
September 16, 2009
TMO Renewables (Guildford, U.K.), a start-up biotech firm says it has developed a process capable of cost effectively converting at least 25 different biofeedstocks into ethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Cellulosic-Ethanol-Start-up-Develops-Process-for-25-Different-Feedstocks_21401.html
August 28, 2009
A team of scientists at Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST; Daejeon, Korea), led by professor Sang Yup Lee, claim to have achieved the pioneering step of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Korean-Team-Develops-Process-for-Generating-Putrescine-from-Bacteria_21076.html
August 24, 2009
Researchers led by J. Craig Venter at the J. Craig Venter Research Institute (Rockville, MD) in a paper published recently in the journal Science, indicate that they are closer to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Researchers-Move-Closer-to-Making-Artificial-Organisms_20992.html
August 18, 2009
Global BioChem Technology (GBT, Hong Kong, China), China’s leading corn processor, says it plans to steadily increase sales of its Chinese-manufactured corn-derived glycols to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Chemicals-from-Corn-Global-BioChem-Targets-Glycols-Markets-in-the-West_20846.html
August 13, 2009
Start up company Cellucomp (Burntisland, U.K.) has developed a composite additive material made from carrot waste that can be used as an alternative to glass fiber reinforced plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/Making-Fishing-Rods-from-Carrot-Waste_20757.html
August 11, 2009
The companies will jointly develop algae-baed microbial oils that can be used to convert sugar to biodiesel....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/biotech/BP-Martek-Sign-Biodiesel-Development-Pact_20741.html
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