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April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 18, 2012
Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
March 28, 2012
A technique developed by researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI; San Francisco Bay Area, CA), is able to optimise the performance of microbes to generate a target...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/U-S-Synthetic-Biology-Technique-Triples-Biodiesel-Yield_42324.html
March 20, 2012
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a biotech start-up, says it has successfully scaled-up its patented bioprocess for making the building block chemical glucarate from the lab to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Rivertop-Scales-up-Bioglucarate-Process-to-Pilot-Scale_42065.html
March 20, 2012
Researchers from Japan and the U.S. have developed a proton-responsive ligand and a homogeneous iridium catalyst which together enable the controlled storage and release of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Mimicking-Photosynthesis-Enables-Storage-and-Release-of-Hydrogen_42127.html
February 1, 2012
BASF Venture Capital, a BASF subsidiary, says it has participated in a $27 million financing round by investing $5 million in Solidia Technologies (Piscataway, NJ), a start-up company...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/BASF-Invests-in-U-S-Based-Advanced-Materials-Company_40950.html
January 26, 2012
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh, U.K.), a biotech company developing a process for converting whiskey byproducts into biobutanol and other biochemicals, has been launched yesterday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/U-K-Spin-out-Firm-to-Generate-BioButanol-from-Whiskey-Byproduct_40714.html
January 17, 2012
ACAL Energy (Runcorn, U.K.), a fuel cell technology company, has hired Endeavour Speciality Chemicals (Daventry, U.K.) to scale up a process for making a novel, liquid, non-precious...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Endeavour-Develops-Process-for-Groundbreaking-Liquid-Cathode-Fuel-Cell_40429.html
January 11, 2012
A group of U.S. scientists say they have successfully used solid materials based on fumed silica impregnated with polyethylenimine (PEI), a readily available and inexpensive polymeric...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Research-Polymer-based-System-Breaks-Records-for-Capture-of-CO2_40304.html
December 16, 2011
Solvay, in association with Imec (Leuven, Belgium,), a nanoelectronics research organization, and Polyera (Skokie, IL), an electronic materials supplier, claims to have achieved a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Separate-Groups-Vie-for-Solar-Polymer-World-Record-update_39877.html
November 7, 2011
A team of researchers at MIT have developed a novel catalyst which liberates oxygen from water at a rate at least 10 times that of existing catalysts in a so called Oxygen Evolution...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/MIT-Researchers-Radically-Improve-Performance-of-Catalyst-for-Splitting-Oxygen-from-Water_38897.html
September 21, 2011
Electrochaea (St. Louis, MO), a start-up company says it plans to begin industrial-scale testing of a proprietary anaerobic technology that converts waste CO2 and excess electric power...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/U-S-Firm-Pilots-Technology-to-Convert-Excess-Electricity-Waste-CO2-into-Natural-Gas_37709.html
September 1, 2011
Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Smart-Forvision-Pioneering-Vehicle-Incorporates-More-Plastic-Parts-_37310.html
August 4, 2011
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA) have developed a new family of catalysts that could be applied to a broad range of applications including the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/U-S-Chemists-Develop-Novel-Catalyst-Family_36671.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Solvay-and-Avantium-Codevelop-Engineering-Bioplastics_35975.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/sustainability/innovation/Carbon-Sciences-Working-on-Natural-Gas-to-Gasoline-Unit_35233.html
May 13, 2011
Air Products has disclosed that in the past few days it has brought on stream a proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, purification and compression system at energy firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Carbon-Capture-Air-Products-Tests-Technology-in-German-Pilot-Facility_34854.html
April 4, 2011
Privately owned start-up Proterro (Princeton, NJ) is developing a cyanobacteria - a photosynthetic microorganism named Protose - that can generate higher yields of sugar per acre than...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Photosynthetic-Organism-Yields-more-Sugar-than-SugarCane_33938.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Codexis-Expands-into-Industrial-Applications-Unveils-Carbon-Capture-Technology_33133.html
February 8, 2011
Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain) say they have developed an energy efficient process to produce diesel from biomass, bypassing energy-intensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/innovation/Spanish-Researchers-Develop-High-Yield-Biomass-to-Biodiesel-Process_32696.html
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