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June 20, 2013The European Parliament's environment committee today voted in favor of setting mandatory targets to boost the use of second-generation biofuels, the parliament says. Second-generation...
June 17, 2013Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; Cambridge, MA) chemical engineers have devised a cheaper way to synthesize gamma-valerolactone (GVL)—a potential feedstock of interest...
June 13, 2013Forest (Helsinki) has awarded a €5-million ($6.7 million) contract to Technip for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of a new, second-generation biomass-to-liquid (BTL) plant...
June 12, 2013ACC says the US Chemical Production Regional Index slipped 0.1% in April, following a downward revision of 0.5% in March. On a 3-month moving average basis, manufacturing output gained...
June 11, 2013UPM (Helsinki) and cellulosic sugar start-up Renmatix (King of Prussia, PA) have entered into a nonexclusive joint development agreement in the area of biochemicals, the companies...
June 10, 2013Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) says it closed on $29.9 million of its anticipated $100-million D-series financing that will fund construction of the company's first...
June 7, 2013Takeda Pharmaceutical (Osaka) says it will start using biopolyethylene (bioPE) bottles as the packaging container for the hypertension treatment product Azilva. The company is the...
June 6, 2013DSM has introduced Stanyl ForTii T11, a high-temperature nylon designed for the electronics industry and compliant with legislation in the European Union governing the restriction of...
June 6, 2013The European Union is to remove an exemption to its batteries directive that has allowed the use of mercury and cadmium in certain battery applications. The legislation was introduced...
June 6, 2013The biotechnology trade association in Germany (DIB; Frankfurt) has called for more support from the country's next federal government, to maintain the international competitiveness of...