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July 13, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has entered into an agreement to jointly develop biobased plastics additives with Clariant. The two companies will leverage...
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...
July 11, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) says it has extended ongoing research efforts with Chevron for producing renewable, synthetic hydrocarbons using LS9’s...
July 7, 2011
Solvay and Avantium (Amsterdam) say they have entered into a multi-year, exclusive partnership to jointly develop and commercialize high-performance polyamides for engineering plastics...
July 1, 2011
AkzoNobel says it has agreed to acquire a technology from privately owned Integrated Botanical Technologies (IBT; New York) for separating certain materials, such as bioactive...
June 28, 2011
DSM says it has agreed to acquire yeast development firm C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands) from foodstuffs producer Royal Cosun (Breda, The Netherlands) for an...
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....
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
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...
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...
June 6, 2011
The breakthrough will allow polyethylene terepthalate (PET) manufacturers to produce the commodity resin entirely from renewable resources....
June 2, 2011
Shell and Cosan say they have launched their previously announced $12-billion ethanol and transportation fuel joint venture in Brazil, creating the country’s third-largest fuel company. The jv, named Raizen, will produce and sell over 2 billion liters of sugarcane-based ethanol and distribute over 20 billion liters of other industrial and transport fuels through Shell-branded stations annually. Raizen is also expected to export ethanol to key markets in coming years, Shell and Cosan say....
June 2, 2011
Car manufacturer Daimler and gases and technology company Linde Group say they will spend tens of millions of dollars in the coming three years to install 20 hydrogen fuel stations for...
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...
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...
June 1, 2011
Myriant's Lake Providence, LA succinic acid facility, shown here under construction, is expected to start up by the first quarter of 2014. Myriant Corp. (Quincy, MA), a biobased...
June 1, 2011
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO), a biotech start-up, and Procter & Gamble, say they have agreed to jointly develop a technology platform for making “drop-in” biobased...
May 27, 2011
Süd-Chemie has concluded its biennial innovation and technology symposium this week in Beijing with the message that it will continue to provide the same level of service and...
May 25, 2011
Agricultural biotechnology firm Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA) has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) of up to $100 million, according to an SEC document dated May 23. Founded in...
May 24, 2011
Endicott Biofuels (EBF; Houston) and Holly Biofuels (Dallas, TX) say they have formed a jv to build and operate a 30-million gallon/year biorefinery at Port Arthur, TX. The facility...
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