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May 1, 2013
Five researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL; Washington) and a scientist from the Weizmann Institute of Israel (Rehovot, Israel) say they have discovered two...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/New-enzyme-research-could-result-in-less-expensive-biofuels-production_51633.html
April 30, 2013
Biobased farnesene producer Amyris (Emeryville, CA) reported a net loss of $32.3 million for its fiscal first-quarter ended 31 March compared with a net loss of $94.9 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Amyris-sales-slide-73-percent-on-shelving-of-biofuels_51616.html
April 30, 2013
Solvay says it has decided to invest an undisclosed sum to build a production unit for the biobased nylon polymer PA6,10 at the company's site at Saint-Fons, France. The plant is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Solvay-to-build-biobased-nylon-facility-in-France_51598.html
April 30, 2013
Canergy, an advanced biofuels company based in Brawley, CA, says it has chosen Beta Renewables's Proesa process technology for an Imperial Valley, CA, cellulosic biofuels facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Canergy-chooses-Proesa-process-technology-for-California-biofuels-plant_51614.html
April 30, 2013
University of Wisconsin–Madison (Madison, WI) chemists have identified an approach to using oxygen gas to convert lignin, a by-product of biofuel production, into a form...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/U-of-Wisconsin-Madison-researchers-identify-way-to-transform-biomass-waste-into-biobased-chemical-feedstock_51589.html
April 29, 2013
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says they have agreed to a multi-year collaboration to jointly develop and commercialize a set of biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/IFF-Amyris-sign-biobased-fragrance-ingredients-pact_51582.html
April 26, 2013
DuPont says it has opened an innovation center in Istanbul, the company’s 11th such center and the 3rd in the Europe, Mideast, and Africa (EMEA) region. The Turkish innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/DuPont-opens-third-EMEA-innovation-center-at-Istanbul_51468.html
April 25, 2013
Researchers from the University of Exeter,UK, have developed a method to produce biodiesel from E. coli bacteria, the university announced. The technology, which is still being...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/UK-researchers-develop-technology-to-produce-biodiesel-using-bacteria_51438.html
April 24, 2013
Toray says it has successfully made molded components from the partially biobased PBT. Toray Industries announced today that it has successfully produced partially biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Toray-produces-biobased-PBT-plans-commercial-scale-production-unit_51428.html
April 24, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has announced that hexamethylenediamine (HMD) will be its second commercial target, having demonstrated a chemocatalytic process to produce HMD from renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Rennovia-unveils-renewable-HMD-route_51424.html
April 24, 2013
Teijin (Tokyo), a world-leading producer of aramid fibers, has developed aramid fiber fabric that protects users against X-ray and gamma-ray radiation, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Teijin-develops-radiation-shielding-aramid-fiber_51394.html
April 23, 2013
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has entered into a joint venture with Weifang Green Olive Chemical (Weifang, China) to expand significantly Vertellus's capacity to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Vertellus-JV-to-produce-pyridine-and-picoline-in-China_51372.html
April 22, 2013
Mounting consumer pressure and legislation such as plastic bag bans and global warming initiatives will increase demand for biodegradable plastics in North America, Europe, and Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Demand-for-biodegradable-plastics-expected-to-grow-15-percentyear-through-2017-according-to-IHS-Chemical-report_51336.html
April 22, 2013
SynPol1, a consortium of 8 academic and 6 industrial institutions, has secured almost €7.5 million ($9.8 million) in funding under the EU Seventh Framework Programme to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Consortium-secures-&euro7-5-million-for-waste-to-biobased-plastics-R-and-D_51327.html
April 19, 2013
TMO Renewables (Guildford, UK) and sugar producer Usina Santa Maria (Medeiros Neto, Brazil) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/UK-Brazil-JV-to-produce-bioethanol-from-bagasse_51305.html
April 19, 2013
Air Liquide has signed an agreement with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), to develop a second-generation biofuel production unit in France...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Air-Liquide-signs-contract-to-develop-second-generation-biofuel-plant-in-France_51304.html
April 18, 2013
Wison Engineering (Shanghai) has developed proprietary butene oxidization and dehydrogenation technology to produce butadiene, the company announced. The novel technology, featuring a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Chinese-engineering-firm-develops-proprietary-butene-dehydrogenation-technology_51280.html
April 15, 2013
Newlight Technologies says it has acquired the rights to Biomer’s intellectual property for the functional modification of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), a class of biopolymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Newlight-Biomer-sign-PHA-pact_51094.html
April 15, 2013
Renewable fuel and chemical firm Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has partnered with two prominent, but unnamed, Asian companies for the development of biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Cobalt-signs-biobased-butadiene-development-deal_51178.html
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