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May 17, 2013
The European Commission has launched a call for proposals, offering €31.5 million ($40.4 million) for the best 45 eco-innovation projects. Businesses across Europe have until...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-offers-&euro31-5-million-for-eco-innovation-projects_52140.html
May 17, 2013
Competitively priced energy will be essential if the European Union is to deliver jobs and growth alongside progress in combating climate change, Cefic said at a business summit held...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-calls-for-balance-between-climate-change-policy-and-need-for-competitive-energy-prices_52132.html
May 16, 2013
The European Commission has approved aid granted by the French government to Picardie Innovation en Végétal Enseignement Rechercher et Techologie (Pivert...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-approves-state-aid-to-French-R-and-D-consortium-to-develop-third-generation-biorefineries_52044.html
May 13, 2013
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) is leading a consortium sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bonn) to develop cobalt-based, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Merck-KGaA-leads-international-consortium-to-develop-cobalt-based-dye-sensitized-solar-cells_51950.html
May 12, 2013
The central theme of the latest BASF research conference, held recently in Ludwigshafen, was “Chemistry powers energy: Renewable generation, safe storage, and efficient transport...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-R-and-D-conference-Chemistry-powers-energy_51933.html
May 11, 2013
The board of PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has approved the formation of a joint venture with Myriant Corp. (Quincy, MA) to commercialize bio-based technology in Southeast Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/PTT-Global-Chemical-and-Myriant-form-Auria-BioChemicals-joint-venture_51930.html
May 10, 2013
BASF plans to produce biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) using Genomatica's (San Diego) patented process, the companies announced today. The one-step fermentation process produces a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-and-Genomatica-team-up-to-produce-biosourced-BDO_51903.html
May 9, 2013
Bioflex Agroindustrial (São Miguel dos Campos, Brazil) has secured 300.3 million reais ($149.5 million) in financing from the Brazilian Development Bank (Rio de Janeiro) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Brazilian-firm-secures-financing-toward-construction-of-commercial-scale-second-generation-bioethanol-plant_51879.html
May 9, 2013
Solazyme reported a GAAP net loss of $26.5 million for its fiscal first quarter ended 31 March, down from a net loss of $16.8 million in the prior-year period. On a non-GAAP basis, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Solazymes-loss-widens_51870.html
May 3, 2013
The EU antidumping investigation into biodiesel imports from Indonesia could provoke a complaint by Indonesia to the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Indonesia-may-complain-to-WTO-over-EU-biodiesel-antidumping-investigation_51754.html
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/sustainability/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/sustainability/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/sustainability/Solvay-to-build-biobased-nylon-facility-in-France_51598.html
April 30, 2013
CB&I (The Woodlands, TX) says it has been awarded a contract by Shandong Wonfull Petrochemical Group to provide the license and processing engineering design for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/CB-and-I-announces-licensing-deal-for-acid-alkylation-unit_51599.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/sustainability/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/sustainability/IFF-Amyris-sign-biobased-fragrance-ingredients-pact_51582.html
April 29, 2013
The European Commission, following a vote by EU member states today, will proceed with a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids used as insecticides on a variety of crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-Commission-proceeds-with-plan-to-restrict-the-use-of-neonicotinoids_51559.html
April 25, 2013
The first flight in China powered by a newly developed biofuel was conducted successfully, says Sinopec. The biofuel, made from palm oil and recycled cooking oil, was used by an Airbus...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Successful-test-flight-powered-by-Sinopec-biofuel_51447.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/sustainability/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/sustainability/Toray-produces-biobased-PBT-plans-commercial-scale-production-unit_51428.html
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