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September 2, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) and Raisioagro (Raisio, Finland) have launched a joint research project to investigate the potential of straw as a raw material for producing renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Neste-Oil-launches-project-to-assess-potential-of-straw-as-feedstock-for-biodiesel_54864.html
September 2, 2013
Airbus and RT-Biotekhprom (Moscow), a subsidiary of Rostec Group (Moscow), have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a large-scale analysis of aviation fuel feedstock available in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Airbus-and-partner-study-development-of-sustainable-fuels-for-aviation-in-Russia_54863.html
August 30, 2013
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL; Golden, CO) says it has patented a catalyst that reforms tar into synthetic gas (syngas), which can accelerate the process of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/NREL-patents-catalyst-that-reforms-tar-into-syngas_54838.html
August 29, 2013
Syngenta today announced two new executive board appointments. Patricia Malarkey has been appointed head of R&D with effect from 1 January 2014. Malarkey, who began her career in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Syngenta-makes-two-executive-board-appointments_54833.html
August 28, 2013
BASF says it has sponsored a junior professorship at University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern; Kaiserslautern, Germany) to investigate tools for the development of new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/BASF-supports-process-development-professorship-at-German-university_54794.html
August 27, 2013
Increasing environmental and regulatory pressures and concerns over toxicity to humans continue to drive growing demand for greener solvents in developed countries, while demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/IHS-Mounting-environmental-regulatory-pressures-driving-global-solvents-industry-to-greener-alternatives_54736.html
August 27, 2013
Radici Chemiefaser (Selbitz, Germany), formerly Dorix—a subsidiary of the Radici Group (Bergamo, Italy)—has developed a new nylon staple fiber. The fiber was developed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Radici-Group-develops-castor-oil-based-nylon-fiber_54760.html
August 26, 2013
Genomatica announced today that Just Jansz has been appointed to its board of directors. Jansz has 30 years of international experience as a senior executive in the chemical industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Genomaticas-new-board-member-will-help-expand-licensing-business_54733.html
August 23, 2013
Optinol (San Francisco) has achieved energy-cost parity feasibility with bioethanol for the production of biobased butanol from a wide variety of sugars, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Optinol-develops-butanol-at-cost-parity-with-bioethanol_54712.html
August 22, 2013
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking feedback from public- and private-sector stakeholders on the need for federal financial assistance for the research, development...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/US-DOE-seeks-information-on-renewable-carbon-fiber-technologies-including-biobased-acrylonitrile_54637.html
August 21, 2013
Evonik Industries says it has opened an analytical center in Singapore dedicated to the animal feed industry. The center will be used for the full range of amino acid analytical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Evonik-opens-analytical-center-for-animal-feed-in-Singapore_54594.html
August 19, 2013
Monsanto today announced the completion of a $31-million expansion at its vegetable seed research headquarters in Woodland, CA. The expansion, which included a new 90,000 square-foot...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Monsanto-completes-$31-million-expansion-at-vegetable-seed-R-and-D-site_54561.html
August 19, 2013
An international collaboration of plant scientists from the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB; Ghent, Belgium), Ghent University, the University of Dundee (Dundee, UK), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Researchers-discover-enzyme-potentially-able-to-yield-better-plants-for-biofuel-production_54552.html
August 14, 2013
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) has received a patent from the United States Patent & Trademark Office for thaxtomin, the active ingredient in a new biobased herbicide...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Marrone-Bio-receives-US-patent-for-biobased-herbicide-active-ingredient_54483.html
August 14, 2013
Chemical R&D spending in Germany reached a record level of €9.6 billion ($12.8 billion) in 2012, an increase of 6% versus 2011, says German chemical industry association VCI...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Chemical-R-and-D-spending-in-Germany-climbs-to-record-level-VCI-calls-for-tax-incentives_54479.html
August 14, 2013
Researchers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB; Bochum, Germany), in collaboration with Max Planck Institute Mülheim (Mülheim, Germany), and Université...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/European-researchers-discover-a-process-for-biobased-hydrogen-synthesis_54477.html
August 12, 2013
Axalta Coating Systems (Wilmington, DE), a supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has invested $5 million in a pilot reactor to support coatings polymer research and scale-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Axalta-Coating-Systems-invests-$5-million-in-polymer-research-facility_54416.html
August 8, 2013
The US Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL; Washington) is working with Ecopetrol (Bogotá) to develop ways to process the residue from sugar cane and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Ecopetrol-seeks-NREL-expertise-in-developing-bagasse-to-ethanol-process_54323.html
August 7, 2013
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) has expanded its worldwide agreement with Samsung Fine Chemicals (SFC; Seoul) that focuses on biodegradable polymer products, Metabolix announced. Metabolix...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Metabolix-expands-collaboration-with-Samsung-Fine-Chemicals-reports-second-quarter-loss_54294.html
August 2, 2013
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $22 million in new investments to help develop cost-competitive algae-fuels and streamline the biomass feedstock supply chain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/US-DOE-to-invest-$22-million-in-algal-and-biomass-biofuel-development-projects_54193.html
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