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June 12, 2012
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it was awarded an $8 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) to develop tools that can expand the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Amyris-Granted-$8-Million-in-Darpa-Funds_44109.html
May 14, 2012
Biobased chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) says trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and patent infringement claims against the company and its CEO Christophe...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Genomatica-Wins-Patent-Dispute_43466.html
May 11, 2012
Dyadic (Jupiter, FL) and Abengoa (Sevilla, Spain) have expanded their license agreement to continue to develop bio-based chemicals. Abengoa will pay Dyadic $5.5 million for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Dyadic-and-Abengoa-Expand-Bio-based-License-Agreement_43350.html
May 9, 2012
The company is looking to sell its North American and European bakery ingredients....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/CSM-Shifts-Focus-to-Biobased-Chemicals_43311.html
May 1, 2012
Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmongton, DE), a Dupont/BP biofuel joint venture, says it has signed contracts to convert two world-scale ethanol facilies in Iowa to biobased isobutanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Butamax-Announces-Two-Biobutanol-Retrofit-Projects_43154.html
April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 16, 2012
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) and XiMo, a Rapperswil, Switzerland-based catalyst developer, say they have successfully demonstrated the production of commercially...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Elevance-XiMo-Demonstrate-Metathesis-Catalyst-Viability_42620.html
April 10, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO) has filed an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE) alleging Butamax infringes on its newly issued patent, No...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Gevo-Files-Additional-Patent-Claims-Against-Butamax_42621.html
April 9, 2012
Sapphire Energy (San Diego) says it has secured $144 million in series C funding to help fund a Luna County, NM algae-based crude oil demonstration facility. Series C backers include...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Algae-Firm-Raises-$144-Million-for-Demonstration-Facility_42597.html
April 4, 2012
Biolatex binder firm EcoSynthetix (Burlington, ON) says it has commissioned an 80 million lbs/year production line at its Tennessee site, bringing its total annual capacity to 235...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/EcoSynthetix-Adds-Biolatex-Capacity_42480.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/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Technip-Forms-Biorefinery-Partnership-with-French-Start-up-Company_42475.html
April 3, 2012
Algae oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) and Bunge say they have signed a definitive agreement to form a tailored oils joint venture at Bunge's Moema, Brazil facility. The site will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Bunge-Solazyme-Form-Triglycerides-JV_42452.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/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Myriant-Begins-Scaling-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Process_42351.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/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 27, 2012
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has produced multi-ton quantities of 1,4-butanediol (BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF), and gamma-burtyrolactone  (GBL) from biobased succinic acid. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/BioAmber-Proves-Biobased-BDO-Production-at-Scale_42326.html
March 26, 2012
Source: Viridia Renewable technology firms Virent (Madison, WI) and Viridia (Redwood City, CA) say they have successfully converted cellulosic sugars from pine trees into hydrocarbons...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Virent-Viridia-Jet-Fuel-Passes-Key-Test_42295.html
February 27, 2012
 Arkema says it has entered into a global partnership for the development and production of renewable specialty polymers with Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Arkema-and-Elevance-Partner-to-Develop-Biopolymers_41601.html
February 23, 2012
Codexis’ interim CEO Peter Strumph , speaking at Jefferies’ Clean Technology conference today in New York, took the opportunity to dispel rumors circulating following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 21, 2012
Biobutanol Scale-up: Butamax operates a $50- million demonstration plant at Hull, U.K. While recent biofuels headlines have been dominated by cellulosic ethanol, a biofuels producer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Butamax-Leads-Way-for-Biobutanol-Blendstock-Retrofit-Model-a-Winner_41437.html
February 21, 2012
Codexis CEO Alan Shaw resigned from his long-standing position at the enzyme developer to “pursue other interests,” sending stock prices 16% lower, to $3.81/share. Shaw has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/alternative_fuels/biorefineries/Codexis-CEO-Resigns_41509.html
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