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April 19, 2012
Lonza says it has formed a partnership with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO; Clayton South, Australia), to bring new insect silk products to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Lonza-and-CSIRO-Partner-to-Bring-Insect-Silk-Products-to-the-Market-for-Medical-and-Industrial-Applications_42784.html
April 18, 2012
Biocatalyst developer evocatal (Düsseldorf) says it is working with Lanxess to develop synthesis pathways and catalysts for rubber precursors based on renewable raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Lanxess-Working-with-evocatal-on-Biosynthesis-Routes-to-Rubber_42758.html
April 18, 2012
Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
April 17, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has filed a fourth patent infringement suit against biobased isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE), alleging the DuPont-BP joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Gevo-Files-Additional-Infringement-Claims-Against-Butamax_42729.html
April 13, 2012
This week has seen Gevo (Engelwood, CO) file an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE). It is part of a year long patent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-13_42671.html
April 12, 2012
Lonza has agreed to supply Agennix (Heidelberg, Germany), a biotech firm, with commercial quantities of talactoferrin, Agennix’s trial drug for the treatment of non-small cell...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Lonza-Joins-DSM-as-Manufacturer-of-Biopharma-Drug-for-Agennix_42641.html
April 10, 2012
The global market for printed electronics is expected to increase to $12.6 billion in 2016, up from $3.5 billion in 2011, a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Study-Printed-Electronics-Market-to-Increase-Sharply-by-2016_42600.html
April 10, 2012
Scientists from Fudan University (Shanghai, China) have genetically modified (GM) a strain of cotton featuring longer fibers suited to making high-end cotton products. The longer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Chinese-University-Develops-GM-Cotton-with-Longer-Fibers_42601.html
April 5, 2012
Solvay says it is developing, in partnership with Peróxidos do Brasil--a joint venture of Solvay and Produtos Quimicos Makay (Curitiba, Brazil)--a new concept of small...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Solvay-Codevelops-Small-Hydrogen-Peroxide-Units-for-on-Site-Production_42511.html
April 4, 2012
Technip says it has signed a cooperation agreement with the start-up Compagnie Industrielle de la Matière Végétale (CIMV) to commercialize CIMV's technology that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Technip-Forms-Biorefinery-Partnership-with-French-Start-up-Company_42475.html
April 3, 2012
BASF says is reorienting its R&D activities so that they are more aligned to the group's key growth markets and so that R&D is undertaken more efficiently across the group. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
April 3, 2012
BASF’s venture capital arm has invested $2.7 million in FRX Polymers, a maker of flame-retardant plastics. The investment was a part of a $26.7 million Series B funding round...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/BASF-Invests-in-Plastics-Firm_42405.html
March 30, 2012
Photo Courtesy of UCLA. California researchers have produced the versatile fuel and chemical precursor isobutanol from electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2). The findings, published in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Researchers-Produce-Isobutanol-From-Electricity-and-CO2_42400.html
March 29, 2012
Pacific Ethanol Columbia has agreed to use Mascoma’s (Lebanon, NH) MGT yeast at four ethanol facilities with a combined annual production capacity of 200 million gallons. The MGT...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Mascoma-Granted-Supply-Contract-by-Pacific-Ethanol_42379.html
March 29, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Research-Genetically-Modified-Wheat-Repels-Aphids_42372.html
March 28, 2012
Myriant (Quincy, MA) says it is “immediately” initiating scale-up activities of biobased acrylic acid in order to ship kilogram-sized quantities for potential customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Myriant-Begins-Scaling-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Process_42351.html
March 28, 2012
Evonik says it has agreed to collaborate with the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) in the planning and designing of C919, the first Chinese medium-range...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Evonik-and-Commercial-Aircraft-Corporation-of-China-Codevelop-First-Chinese-Airliner_42350.html
March 28, 2012
A technique developed by researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI; San Francisco Bay Area, CA), is able to optimise the performance of microbes to generate a target...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/U-S-Synthetic-Biology-Technique-Triples-Biodiesel-Yield_42324.html
March 28, 2012
Lux Research (Boston, MA), a market research group, states in a new report dubbed 'Searching for Innovations to Cut Li-ion Battery Costs' that the key to growing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Study-Reducing-Li-ion-Battery-Costs-is-Key-to-Future-of-Electric-Vehicle-Market_42325.html
March 27, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) and Albemarle have been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) for biobased jet fuel. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
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