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Industrial Biotech

Scaling New Heights

7:38 AM MDT | June 15, 2012 | —Rebecca Coons

Hull: Butamax’s demonstration unit at Hull, U.K. Industrial biotechnology is poised to infiltrate chemical and fuel markets, thanks to improved processes, cheaper economics, and customer pull. However, taking production processes from lab- and pilot-scale to commercial volumes is often difficult and costly. Executives say due diligence, strategic partnerships, and a clear path to market can help start-ups with limited resources generate demand and get steel in the ground. Advances in industrial biotechnology, continued volatility in oil prices and calls for...

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Comments (1) for Industrial Biotech
Nice to see Chemical Week giving this subject the attention it deserves. We will be showcasing many of these companies at the upcoming Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology in Vancouver in October thisyear.
Posted by Brent Erickson on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 @ 10:38 AM

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