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April 13, 2009
Synthetic biology firm Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA) says it has signed a contract with Novozymes to optimize selected genes that encode industrial enzymes....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Novozymes-Taps-Synthetic-Bio-Firm_18263.html
April 2, 2009
BASF says it has begun taking steps to commercialize a strain of Lactobacillus, a pro-biotic micro-organism, which it has engineered to protect against bacteria that cause cavities in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BASF-Commercializes-Bacteria-that-Cleans-Teeth_17969.html
March 19, 2009
Food ingredients giant Danisco has reported a loss of DK698 million ($123 million) for the company’s fiscal third quarter ended January 31. Corresponding sales were up 4% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Writedowns-Sour-Daniscos-Finances_17682.html
March 16, 2009
Wacker Chemie says it has opened a previously announced new process-development unit for the production of pharmaceutical proteins, or biologics, at Jena, Germany. The new unit...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Wacker-Opens-Process-Development-Unit-for-Biologics-in-Germany_17638.html
March 10, 2009
Merck & Co (Whitehouse Station, NJ) and Schering-Plough (Kenilworth, NJ) say their board of directors have approved a definitive merger agreement under which Merck will acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Merck-and-Co-to-Acquire-Schering-Plough-for-$41-Billion_17517.html
February 23, 2009
Capturing the Potential of Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology (CLIB; Duesseldorf), a biotech innovation network featuring 60 member companies, is drawing industry interest by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/German-Biotech-Network-Offers-New-Model-for-Innovation_17207.html
October 3, 2008
Lonza says it has entered into a global manufacturing, sales, and distribution agreement with biopharmaceutical company Crucell (Leiden, Netherlands) for Permexcis, a cell culture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Lonza-Offers-Cell-Culture-Medium_14624.html
October 3, 2008
The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass) says it has opened a fully automated biopharma pilot plant and a lab, with equipment and services worth $600,000 donated by Invensys...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/UMass-Starts-Up-Biopharma-Pilot_14629.html
July 25, 2008
BASF says it has initiated legal proceedings against the European Commission for the commission’s “failure to act” to approve BASF’s Amflora genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BASF-Takes-EU-to-Court-Over-GM-Potato_13213.html
June 16, 2008
Percivia, a biotech research business jointly owned by biotech firm Crucell (Leiden, the Netherlands) and DSM, says it has significantly raised the yield of its mammalian cell-based...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Crucell-and-DSM-Hit-Pharmaceutical-Technology-Milestone_12502.html
June 11, 2008
Global Energy Trading Company (Getco; Fort Lauderdale, FL) says it has begun buying up “large tracts of land in Colombia and Peru” on which to grow jatropha, a weed-like...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Plans-Underway-for-First-Commercial-Oil-Crop-from-Jatropha_12375.html
June 2, 2008
Strong grain demand has created a more fertile playing field for major agricultural biotechnology firms, which have spent the last decade competing for market share in this relatively...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Agricultural-Biotech_12245.html
June 2, 2008
Biopharmaceutical contract manufacturer Rentschler Biotechnologie (Laupheim, Germany) says it has signed a preferred partnership agreement with leading pharmaceutical company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Rentschler-Boehringer-Team-Up-to-Offer-Biopharma-Services_12249.html
March 26, 2008
Elevance says it will "aggressively grow" in the $500 billion specialty chemicals market, and plans to generate over $1 billion/year by 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Cargill-Materia-Form-Specialty-Materials-Company_11014.html
March 26, 2008
Monsanto says it has raised its fiscal second-quarter and full-year 2008 outlook, reflecting the company's leading corn market share positions, accelerated penetration of trait...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Monsanto-Boosts-2008-Forecast_11013.html
March 18, 2008
DuPont says it has entered into an agreement with Arcadia Biosciences (Davis, CA), under which DuPont’s subsidiary Pioneer Hi-Bred gains exclusive rights to Arcadia’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/DuPont-Licenses-Technology_10872.html
March 3, 2008
Excelsyn (Holywell, U.K.), a custom synthesis firm, may spin off a backlog of six fields of intellectual property (IP) into a separate company, CW has learned. The IP relates to four...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Excelsyn-Mulls-Technology-Backlog-Spin-Off_10651.html
January 18, 2008
It has been a long time coming, but contract manufacturers are finally beginning to reap financial rewards from their investment in large-molecule therapeutic drugs, also known as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Fine-Chemicals-Biologics-Bounce-Back_9899.html
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