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Chemical Industry Innovation News Round-up September 2, 2011

10:17 AM MDT | September 2, 2011 | Alex Scott

A broad range of innovation news stories have emerged this past week. One of the most interesting developments is that biobased chemical firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it will site a previously announced commercial-scale succinic acid plant at Sarnia, Ontario and eventually add capacity to produce 1,4-butanediol (BDO).  This follows on the news that Genomatica (San Diego, CA) has filed for an IPO. The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $12.3 million grant to help fund a $22.4 million program led by Dow Chemical ...

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