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March 8, 2011
Chromatin says the non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license will help it advance the use of sorghum as a “sustainable source of sugar, starch, and lignocellulose.”...
March 8, 2011
Monsanto says it will make an undisclosed equity investment in algae-based research firm Sapphire Energy (San Diego), and the two firms will jointly use Sapphire’s technology platform to discover genes in algae that could be used to improve yield and stress tolerance in agriculture crops....
March 7, 2011
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has demonstrated higher yields of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), the building block of its first commercial biobased plastic, in genetically engineered tobacco plants....
March 3, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has signed a contract manufacturing deal for Antibióticos (Madrid) to manufacture farnesene at its León, Spain...
March 1, 2011
Genomatica announced today that it has raised $45 million in funding, which the company will use to complete demonstrate-scale production and early commercialization efforts for its first product, biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO).   The money will also be used to advance other biobased chemicals in the company’s pipeline....
March 1, 2011
Codexis (Redwood City), an enzymes technology firm, yesterday said it is making “significant progress” in its development of a commercial-scale enzyme that can reduce the...
February 25, 2011
Givaudan intends to market the final product as early as 2012....
February 22, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE), a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, says it filed a patent infringement suit on January 14 against newly public isobutanol producer...
February 22, 2011
“Indicated customer interest to date should suffice to sell out the first commercial plant and justify expansions,” says Laurence Alexander, analyst with Jefferies & Co. (New York).  Alexander expects the Clinton site to ramp up to full capacity by mid-2013, at which point royalties should roughly offset base operating costs....
February 16, 2011
Biochemical maker Myriant Technologies says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Davy Process Technology (DPT; London), a Johnson Matthey subsidiary, covering the use of Myriant’s biobased succinic acid in DPT’s butanediol, tetrahydrofuran, and gamma-butylolactone process technology. The MOU covers the non-exclusive testing and approval of Myriant’s succinic acid as feedstock for the DPT process and an exclusive joint development agreement to integrate Myriant’s biobased succinic acid technology with Davy butanediol technology....
February 14, 2011
OPX Biotechnologies (Boulder, CO) says it has, at pilot scale, produced biobased acrylic acid at costs lower than that of traditional petroleum-based acrylic acid....
March 8, 2011
Battelle (Columbus, OH), an independent research and development organization, developed the process to combine soybean meal with “off the shelf” plastic resins with funding from the Ohio Soybean Council. The biomaterial is bonded at a molecular level, rather than simply being an organic filler, rendering comparable performance to conventional PE and PP....
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