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June 5, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has elected Ellen Richstone and Henry "Pete" Linsert to its board of directors. Both will hold office until the 2017 annual meeting of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BioAmber-makes-appointments-to-board-of-directors_61587.html
May 22, 2014
Biobased chemicals will be an unexpected beneficiary of the North American shale gas boom, as sugars, glycerin and other plant-derived feedstocks emerge as economically competitive...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/IHS-Chemical-Biobased-chemicals-getting-unexpected-boost-from-shale-gas-boom-in-North-America_61255.html
May 21, 2014
The German association of biotechnology industries (DIB; Frankfurt), at its annual press conference at Frankfurt today, criticize the contradictory character of the federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/DIB-German-government-policy-on-biotech-is-contradictory_61190.html
May 21, 2014
Biotechnology companies in Germany are expecting “moderate growth” in turnover for the year 2014, according to a trend survey conducted among member companies of the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/German-biotechnology-confident-for-2014_61191.html
May 13, 2014
Invista and gas-fermentation firm LanzaTech (Chicago) announced today that they have signed an R&D agreement focused on the development of gas-fermentation process technology for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Invista-and-LanzaTech-sign-second-R-and-D-deal_61032.html
April 28, 2014
President Barack Obama, standing right, and Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, standing left, applaud as Bill Radany, president & CEO of Verdezyne, right; and Tan Sri Dato' Seri...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Malaysian-palm-oil-giant-Sime-Darby-invests-in-Verdezyne_60635.html
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
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