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May 14, 2013
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company Enerkem (Montreal) says it has begun a new research project with the government of Canada to develop new catalytic processes for the conversion...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Enerkem-signs-fuels-development-deal-with-Canada_51985.html
May 14, 2013
Evonik Industries and Boulder, CO–based industrial biotechnology firm OPX Biotechnologies say they have entered into a joint development agreement to find biobased routes to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Evonik-OPX-to-develop-biobased-routes-to-specialty-chemicals_51984.html
May 9, 2013
Enzyme producer Verenium reported a net loss from operations of $3.8  million for its fiscal first quarter ended 31 March, compared with $32.1  million in the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Verenium-reports-first-quarter-loss_51899.html
May 9, 2013
Yulex Corporation (Phoenix) announced today that it will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant for breeding and agronomic development of guayule for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Yulex-gives-University-grant-to-boost-guayule-rubber-yields_51897.html
May 8, 2013
Solazyme (San Francisco) and AkzoNobel announced today that they have entered into an agreement to develop ingredients for AkzoNobel's surfactants and coatings products using...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/AkzoNobel-and-Solazyme-ink-algae-based-oils-development-deal_51869.html
April 24, 2013
Toray says it has successfully made molded components from the partially biobased PBT. Toray Industries announced today that it has successfully produced partially biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Toray-produces-biobased-PBT-plans-commercial-scale-production-unit_51428.html
April 23, 2013
Ethiopian Potash Corp. (EPC; Toronto) and AIM-listed Premier African Minerals (London) have signed a definitive contract for the sale of Premier's G&B African Resources Mali...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Ethiopian-Potash-acquires-exploration-authorization-rights-in-Mali_51356.html
April 19, 2013
TMO Renewables (Guildford, UK) and sugar producer Usina Santa Maria (Medeiros Neto, Brazil) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/UK-Brazil-JV-to-produce-bioethanol-from-bagasse_51305.html
April 4, 2013
Sibur (Moscow) posted profits of 60.09 billion Russian rubles ($1.91 billion) for 2012, down 4.3% on the previous year. Ebitda, at R82.3 billion, also dropped by more than 5%...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Siburs-2012-profit-drops-by-more-than-4-percent-despite-higher-sales_50943.html
March 25, 2013
Reverdia, a joint venture between DSM and Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France), has signed an agreement with Helm (Hamburg) for the European distribution and joint market...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Reverdia-and-Helm-sign-distribution-agreement-for-biobased-succinic-acid_50714.html
March 25, 2013
Reverdia, a joint venture between DSM and Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France), has started operations at the world’s first large-scale plant for biobased succinic acid at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Reverdia-starts-up-worlds-first-large-scale-biobased-succinic-acid-plant_50713.html
March 22, 2013
Altana's (Wesel, Germany) net income increased almost 5% during 2012, to €155 million ($203 million) from €148 million the year before, the company reported today. Ebitda and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Altanas-2012-net-income-up-5-percent_50696.html
March 20, 2013
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY) says it plans to make available 100-kilogram samples of green benzene and green toluene to strategic partners for downstream product development purposes...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Anellotech-to-provide-biobased-aromatics-samples-before-years-end_50638.html
March 11, 2013
Ascenix BioTechnologies (St. Paul, MN), a renewable chemicals start-up spun out of the University of Minnesota, says it has developed a fermentation-based process to produce methyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Minnesota-start-up-announces-renewable-MMA-route_50415.html
February 7, 2013
Algal oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) and Mitsui & Co. today announced a $20-million, multi-year partnership aimed at developing triglyceride oils for use in the oleochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Solazyme-and-Mitsui-ink-tailored-oils-development-deal_49636.html
February 6, 2013
Brazil biofuels firm ETH Bioenergia (São Paulo) says it has changed its name to Odebrecht Agroindustrial, part of its parent company's corporate strategy to better align it...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/ETH-Bioenergia-becomes-Odebrecht-Agroindustrial_49603.html
January 22, 2013
Brazil’s economic development bank BNDES (Rio de Janeiro) is investing 600 million reais ($293 million) in biotechnology company GraalBio Investimentos. The funds will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Brazils-BNDES-invests-$293-million-in-cellulosic-ethanol-producer_49197.html
January 17, 2013
Braskem has increased its stake in the Ethylene XXI project from 65% to 75%, and Grupo Idesa has reduced its stake from 35% to 25%, according to the Brazilian newspaper Valor...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Braskem-increases-stake-in-Ethylene-XXI_49043.html
January 17, 2013
Mexichem (Mexico City) says the board of the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos  (Pemex) has a approved a joint venture that will double vinyl chloride monomer capacity at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Board-approval-revives-Mexichem-VCM-joint-venture-with-Pemex_49054.html
January 4, 2013
Braskem has sold a water treatment affiliate and a majority stake in a waste treatment firm to Odebrecht Environmental (São Paulo) for a combined R652 million ($318 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Braskem-sells-water-waste-treatment-assets-for-$318-million_48729.html
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