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August 22, 2011
Genomatica, a San Diego-based developer of sustainable chemicals, says it has produced butadiene from biobased feedstocks. The company, which is currently advancing its first product...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Genomatica-Pursuing-Biobased-Butadiene_37055.html
August 19, 2011
Amyris has signed an agreement to supply several hundred tons of renewable squalene to Nikko Chemicals. Squaline is a moisturizing ingredient used in cosmetics and Amyris makes it from...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Amyris-Inks-Squalene-Supply-Deal_37044.html
August 18, 2011
Genomatica (San Diego), a developer of bio-based chemicals, says it has signed a letter of intent with Novamont (Novara, Italy) to form a European butanediol (BDO) joint venture. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Genomatica-and-Novamont-Sign-Deal-for-European-Bio-Based-BDO-JV_36962.html
August 11, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE),  a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, has filed a second patent infringement suit against isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/DuPont-JV-Files-Second-Patent-Suit-Against-Gevo_36841.html
August 9, 2011
DKSH (Zurich), a business services group that assists manufacturers in the expansion of their businesses, says it has entered into a distribution alliance with Tonsan Adhesives...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/DKSH-and-Tonsan-to-Market-Performance-Adhesives-in-Europe_36794.html
August 8, 2011
Algae oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) says it has signed a framework agreement with Bunge to form a triglycerides production joint venture in Brazil. The agreement, subject to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Solazyme-Bunge-Sign-Preliminary-Agreements-for-JV_36790.html
July 28, 2011
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has signed a joint development agreement with CJ CheilJedang (CJ; Seoul) for the commercialization of renewable four-carbon (C4) industrial chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Metabolix-Teams-with-Korean-Firm-for-C4-Commercialization_36498.html
July 26, 2011
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has entered into an agreement with South Hampton Resources South Hampton Resources (Silsbee, TX), a subsidiary of Arabian American Development Co...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Gevo-Signs-Deal-for-Isobutanol-Processing-Plant_36420.html
July 19, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) and HCL CleanTech (Oxford, NC) say they have secured $9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) a process to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/DOE-Funds-LS9-HCL-Cleantech-Projects_36193.html
July 13, 2011
PetroAlgae, a Melbourne-based biomass production firm, says it has signed an agreement with CRO Catalyst Company to optimize CRO’s hydropyrolysis and hydroconversion technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/PetroAlgae-CRI-Ink-Biofuel-Collaboration-Deal_36139.html
July 12, 2011
by Steve Donen, vp./Process Development & Engineering, Rivertop Renewables   Often the greatest innovations take place in the laboratory, but as many innovators will tell you...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Five-Considerations-when-Taking-Green-Chemistry-from-Lab-to-Scale_36101.html
July 12, 2011
A pilot proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell system, which has been taking hydrogen byproduct from AkzoNobel’s chlor-alkali plant at Rotterdam, the Netherlands and converting...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-at-AkzoNobel-Passes-Key-Milestone_36099.html
June 21, 2011
Arguably the most important innovation news this week has been the latest round of DOE grants totaling $36 million to be awarded to biofuels and biochemicals firms in the U.S. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Innovation-News-Round-up-June-17_35581.html
June 13, 2011
The funds were specifically used for projects that produce drop-in replacements for the “entire” barrel of oil, indicating the agency’s desire to promote technologies beyond ethanol and pursue biobased alternatives to diesel, jet fuel, chemicals, and plastics....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/DOE-Hands-Out-Grants-to-Advance-Biobased-Fuels-and-Chemicals_35484.html
June 9, 2011
Start-up LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) says Mitsui Global Strategic Studies, a Mitsui & Co (Tokyo) subsidiary, will look for opportunities to apply LanzaTech gas-fermentation...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/LanzaTech-Mitsui-Sign-MoU_35347.html
June 7, 2011
FRX Polymers (Chelmsford, MA), a start-up maker of flame-retardant plastics, has raised $15.7 million in a Series B funding round. The new funding round was led by SAM Private Equity...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Polymers-Firm-Completes-Funding-Round_35341.html
June 7, 2011
Genomatica, a San Diego-based developer of sustainable chemicals, including a biobased 1,4-butanediol, has gained tremendous momentum in 2011, having announced partnerships with major...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Genomatica-Partnership-Spree-Accrues-Chemical-Industry-Heavyweights_35330.html
June 6, 2011
The breakthrough will allow polyethylene terepthalate (PET) manufacturers to produce the commodity resin entirely from renewable resources....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Virent-Unveils-Biobased-P-Xylene-Process_35301.html
June 1, 2011
Enerkem (Pontotoc, MS), a waste-to-biomaterials firm, says it has completed a $60 million funding round. Valero Energy (San Antonio, TX) joined existing investors Waste Management...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Trash-to-Fuel-Firm-Raises-$60-Million_35234.html
June 1, 2011
Green Tech energy company Carbon Sciences (Santa Barbara, CA) says it has validated its natural gas-to-transportation fuel technology in the lab, setting the stage for a strategic...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Carbon-Sciences-Working-on-Natural-Gas-to-Gasoline-Unit_35233.html
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