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March 8, 2016Industrial biotechnology firm Comet Biorefining (London, Ontario) has been awarded a grant of CA$10.9 million ($8.2 million) for the construction of an advanced biobased chemicals...
March 16, 2016Firmenich has announced large-scale production of Ambrox, a fragrance ingredient, using a white biotechnology fermentation process coupled with proprietary green chemistry technology...
November 4, 2015Biobased succinic acid producer BioAmber (Minneapolis) reports a net loss of $8.4 million for its fiscal third quarter, flat year-on-year (YOY), while sales slid 24.9% YOY, to...
September 23, 2015Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced a deal with the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARP) biological technologies office worth up to $35 million. Under the terms of the...
July 20, 2015Renewable chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) has announced that has entered into a collaboration agreement with Cargill to “accelerate the production of renewable chemicals...
July 20, 2015GFBiochemicals (Milan) announced at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, at Montreal that it has started commercially producing levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid) at...
July 13, 2015LanzaTech (Skokie, IL), Renmatix (King of Prussia, PA), and Algenol (Fort Myers, FL) are among the winners of EPA’s 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for...
June 30, 2015DSM announced today that Atul Thakrar is joining the company as president of its biobased products and services unit, effective 1 July. Thakrar will be responsible for DSM’s...
June 11, 2015Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has today signed a joint development agreement with UPM (Helsinki) to develop a process for...
June 10, 2015Renewable chemicals maker BioAmber (Minneapolis) says that the construction of its biosuccinic acid (BSA) plant at Sarnia, ON, is “substantially complete.” Commissioning is...