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July 15, 2013
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL; Lausanne, Switzerland) and Technion (Kesalsaba, Israel) researchers have identified nanostructures able to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Researchers-identify-nanostructures-for-producing-hydrogen-via-solar-power_53638.html
July 12, 2013
Less Common Metals Ltd. (LCM; Ellesmere Port, UK), a subsidiary of Great Western Minerals Group (GWMG; Saskatoon, SK), a manufacturer and supplier of rare earth–based metal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/UK-based-company-produces-neodymium-metal-from-oxide-via-electrolytic-reduction-process_53597.html
July 12, 2013
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France), a developer of light olefin bioproduction processes, says it has closed a share issue that it launched on 27 June, raising a total of €23...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/French-bioolefins-company-raises-&euro23-million-via-share-issue_53595.html
July 11, 2013
The European Commission, member states of the European Union, and European industry are to jointly invest more than €22 billion ($28 billion) in innovation over the next 7...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/EU-and-industry-join-forces-to-invest-$28-billion-in-research-and-innovation_53478.html
July 10, 2013
ThyssenKrupp today commissioned Europe’s first multipurpose fermentation plant for the continuous production of biobased chemicals, at Leuna, Germany. The facility, built at a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/ThyssenKrupp-inaugurates-Europes-first-multipurpose-fermentation-plant-for-biobased-chemicals_53479.html
July 10, 2013
ENI (Rome) has announced plans to spend €700 million ($896.6 million) to reconfigure its Gela, Italy, refinery, to transform it from a loss-maker into a profitable facility and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/ENI-invests-&euro700-million-to-restructure-Gela-refinery_53475.html
July 5, 2013
Engineers at Oregon State University (OSU; Corvallis, OR) have determined that ethylene glycol (EG), commonly used in antifreeze products, can be a low-cost solvent that functions well...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Researchers-use-ethylene-glycol-to-produce-cheaper-solar-cells_53402.html
July 4, 2013
A Swedish-Brazilian consortium has formed Polynol, a three-year initiative resulting from a pilot project in 2012 to build knowledge and business opportunities surrounding the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Consortium-to-develop-wood-based-biorefinery-process_53393.html
July 4, 2013
Researchers from the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT; Laskut) have found that a biomass- to-liquid (BtL) process using lignocellulosic biomass can be used in the production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Finnish-researchers-discover-gasification-process-to-produce-biofuels-from-forest-residues_53392.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
July 4, 2013
The Qualifying Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act of 2013 has been introduced in the United States. The new legislation reduces taxes for US producers of renewable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/US-renewable-chemical-production-tax-credit-introduced-by-new-legislation_53387.html
July 3, 2013
Ava Biochem (Muttenz, Switzerland) has begun operation of the first industrial plant for production of sustainable 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF), the company announced. The first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Ava-Biochem-starts-production-at-first-sustainable-5-HMF-plant_53365.html
July 3, 2013
BASF, Cargill and Novozymes today announced the successful production of biobased acrylic acid at pilot scale. The production run is an important milestone in a joint development...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/BASF-Novozymes-and-Cargill-announce-biobased-acrylic-acid-milestone_53367.html
July 2, 2013
The Department of Energy (DOE; Washington, DC) announced 4 R&D projects to bring next-generation biofuels to market faster and drive down the cost of producing fuels from biomass....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/US-Energy-Department-announces-funding-for-4-projects-to-speed-development-of-biofuels_53336.html
July 2, 2013
Algae.Tec (Perth, Australia), a biofuels producer, has signed an agreement with power company Macquarie Generation (Lambton, Australia) to site a production facility next to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Australias-Algae-Tec-signs-contract-with-Macquarie-Generation-to-build-carbon-capture-biodiesel-plant_53329.html
July 1, 2013
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD) announced a competition to create an Advanced Materials Center of Excellence to foster interdisciplinary...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/NIST-launches-competition-to-create-advanced-materials-center-of-excellence_53294.html
June 27, 2013
Researchers from McGill University, (Montreal), The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN; Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Canadian-and-Japanese-researchers-discover-environmentally-friendly-hydrogenation-process_53177.html
June 27, 2013
Energy company Abengoa (Seville, Spain), has inaugurated a waste-to-biofuels (W2B) demonstration plant, the company has announced. The plant has capacity to treat 25,000 m.t./year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Abengoa-inaugurates-waste-to-biofuel-pilot-plant-in-Spain_53172.html
June 26, 2013
Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the department of systems biology at Harvard Medical School have discovered a way to use...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Harvard-researchers-use-engineered-bacteria-to-produce-high-octane-biofuel-precursors_53137.html
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