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September 22, 2016
Cellulosic sugar firm Renmatix (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania) has closed the first tranche of a $14-million E-series funding round led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Renmatix also announced a significant licensing agreement with existing investor Total, which also joined in the latest funding round....
September 22, 2016
Cooper Tire & Rubber says it has hit a “key milestone” in its efforts to produce a guayule-based concept tire by mid-2017. Guayule is a rubber-containing shrub grown primarily...
September 22, 2016
Enzyme developer Agrivida (Medford, Massachusetts) says it has raised $20.4 million in an E-series funding led by University of Texas Investment Management Co. The funds will be used...
September 22, 2016
Amyris (Emeryville, California) and Ginkgo Bioworks (Boston, Massachusetts) have agreed to collaborate to bring to market new biobased ingredients across food and nutrition, flavor and...
September 22, 2016
Novozymes (Bagsværd, Denmark) says it has acquired microbial research company Organobalance (Berlin, Germany) for an undisclosed amount. Organobalance develops microbial products...
September 22, 2016
Agrinos (Oslo, Norway) has opened a microbial production facility in Clackamas, Oregon. The facility will accommodate increased production capacity for Agrinos’s microbial products...
September 22, 2016
BASF highlighted its latest innovations for farmers and strategy for growth and discussed the current transformations and challenges in agriculture at the company’s agricultural press conference, held recently in Ludwigshafen, Germany....
September 8, 2016
Having emerged in February 2014 from almost 11 years of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, W.R. Grace has embarked on a new strategy. Earlier this year the company split off its construction products business and its Darex packaging business into an independent company. The move left Grace as a dedicated producer of catalysts and engineering materials....
September 1, 2016
Global consumption of reactive specialty adhesives was almost 600,000 metric tons in 2015, with a value of $9.9 billion, according to Adhesives and Sealants, a recent report by IHS Chemical. A compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.2% is forecast over 2015–20 (chart)....
August 18, 2016
Delo Industrial Adhesives (Windach, Germany) makes customized special adhesives and associated technology. The company is a typical member of Germany’s Mittelstand, the extended group of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) that form the backbone of the country’s industry, in particular chemicals....
August 4, 2016
As Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil plays a vital role in the region. However, recent political uncertainty has resulted in an overall economic malaise, which has to some...
August 4, 2016
Industrial biotechnology company Green Biologics Ltd. (GBL; Abingdon, United Kingdom) produces n-butanol and acetone by fermenting sugars from renewable feedstocks. The two products are drop-in alternatives to petroleum-based chemicals and find use in a variety of applications....
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