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BASF Collaborates with U.S. Biotech Firm on Biochemicals

3:31 AM MDT | June 18, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Biotechnology company BioTork (Gainesville, FL) says it has formed a collaboration with BASF to optimize certain microbial strains for the industrial production of bio-based polymers and green chemicals. BioTork, which was formed in 2008, develops microbial strains, used to produce biofuels and bio-renewable chemicals. Following six months of collaboration, BASF and BioTork came to the conclusion that a combination of their complementary approaches to strain development can improve the efficiency and resulting economics of biochemical production processes...

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