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March 25, 2014
Stepan announced yesterday that it has introduced a novel biobased surfactant developed jointly with Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. (Woodridge, IL) that is capable of replacing high...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Stepan-launches-surfactant-developed-jointly-with-Elevance_59812.html
March 21, 2014
Valero Renewable Fuels Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, announced today that it has purchased an idled corn ethanol plant in Mount Vernon, IN from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Valero-acquires-idle-ethanol-plant_59776.html
February 25, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) and Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced today that they have completed the first phase of their collaboration to develop a specific set of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/IFF-and-Amyris-advance-biobased-fragrance-collaboration_59081.html
February 25, 2014
Renewable fuels and chemicals start-up GreenLight Biosciences (Medford, MA) says it has entered into a partnership with Bayer CropScience to explore applications of GreenLight’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Bayer-CropScience-signs-agbio-collaboration-with-Massachusetts-start-up_59089.html
February 25, 2014
Chromatin (Chicago) a developer of sorghum seeds for agriculture and renewable energy, announced today that it has created sorghum plants containing elevated levels of the platform...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Chromatin-unveils-sorghum-engineered-to-produce-farnesene_59088.html
February 19, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis), a renewable chemicals firm, announced today it has secured a CAD$10 million (US$9.0 million) interest-free loan from  Agriculture Canada for BioAmber's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BioAmber-secures-$10-million-loan-for-Sarnia-plant_58930.html
January 23, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) today announced it has signed a take-or-pay contract for biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) with global chemical trader Vinmar International. Under the terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Vinmar-signs-BDO-offtake-agreement-with-BioAmber_58200.html
January 23, 2014
Biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (Ames, IA) today announced it has acquired renewable chemical technology developer LS9 for a purchase price of up to $61.5 million, consisting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Biodiesel-firm-acquires-LS9-for-$61-million_58203.html
January 10, 2014
Solazyme (South San Francisco) announced today that Jean-Marc Rotsaert has resigned as COO and that, given the recent appointment of David Cole as president, the company does not plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Solazyme-shuffles-management_57900.html
January 9, 2014
Biochemical firm Myriant (Quincy, MA) has withdrawn its plans for a $125-million initial public offering, according to an SEC filing dated 8 January. The move comes shortly after PTT...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Myriant-withdraws-IPO_57845.html
December 31, 2013
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), a leading renewable chemicals and fuels company, announced last week that it will sell senior convertible promissory notes in a private placement for $28...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Amyris-hits-milestone-raises-$28-million_57703.html
December 19, 2013
Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Joseph Shaulson as its new president and CEO, effective 2...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Metabolix-names-new-CEO_57567.html
December 11, 2013
Braskem and Genomatica (San Diego) announced an agreement for the joint development of commercial process technology to make butadiene from renewable feedstocks. Under the terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Braskem-Genomatica-agree-to-develop-biobutadiene-technology_57256.html
December 10, 2013
Monsanto and Novozymes announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to jointly develop agricultural biologicals for global broadacre crops, fruits, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Monsanto-Novozymes-form-ag-biologicals-alliance_57243.html
November 15, 2013
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has announced the appointment of Paolo Diniz as interim CFO, effective 15 December. Diniz, currently president/Brazil at Amyris, will replace Steve Mills, who...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Amyris-appoints-interim-CFO_56726.html
October 8, 2013
DSM announced today that it has tested and approved the use of Genomatica’s (San Diego) biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) for use in DSM’s Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/DSM-validates-Genomaticas-biobased-BDO-for-thermoplastic-copolyester-production_55767.html
October 8, 2013
Renewable chemicals firm Segetis (Golden Valley, MN) says it has successfully demonstrated the viability of its proprietary process to convert biomass to levulinic acid at its Golden...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Segetis-starts-biobased-levulinic-acid-pilot-plant_55751.html
October 1, 2013
Biobased fuels and char firm Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) and Acritaz Greentech (Selangor), the biomass processing arm of Malaysia's Acritaz Group, announced that they...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Cool-Planet-Malaysian-biomass-processor-sign-biorefinery-deal_55557.html
September 17, 2013
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) says Inherent C18 diacid—a midchain length, biobased diacid the company is producing at its recently commissioned biorefinery at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Elevance-biorefinery-to-begin-shipping-C18-diacids_55210.html
September 4, 2013
Flagship VentureLabs,  the innovation foundry of venture capital firm Flagship Ventures (Cambridge, MA) announced the launch of cellulosic sugar company Midori Renewables...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Flagship-Ventures-launches-cellulosic-sugar-firm_54935.html
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