Genomatica Advances Second-Generation Biobased BDO with M&G
1:34 PM MST | January 26, 2012 | Rebecca Coons
Renewable chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) says it has obtained exclusive worldwide rights to Beta Renewables’ (Scrivia, Italy) technology to convert biomass to 1,4-butanediol (BDO), and the two firms plan to begin demonstration-scale production this year at Beta’s Scrivia facility. Beta Renewables' Scrivia site. The agreement builds on a previously announced partnership between Genomatica and Gruppo M&G (M&G; Tortona, Italy), Beta’s majority owner, to develop a second-generation process to biobased BDO. Genomatica has been...
Already an IHS Chemical Week member? Login here
Forgot your user ID or password? Click here to have it sent to you.
Click here for 6 months access to the lates news, data and statistics on sustainability. PLUS all the news and analysis from the Chemical Week editorial team updated everyday on IHS Chemical Week