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BASF licenses CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology from the Broad Institute

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 22, 2017 -- BASF today announced that it has reached a global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology to improve products in agricultural and [...]

Amyris & Kuraray Deliver Superior Performance in Sumitomo’s Dunlop Winter Maxx 02 Car Tires Driving Accelerated Growth for Amyris

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (TYO:5110) has adopted liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) as a performance enhancing additive for use in the production of [...]

Gevo Ranked #10 in The Digest’s 2017 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that The Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily, awarded Gevo the #10 ranking in its 2017 edition of the “50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy.” [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Renewable Energy Group Announces Several Milestones

(AMES, IA)—March 2, 2017- Less than 3 years after marking its first billion gallons of cumulative biomass-based diesel sales, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today that the company has sold more than two billion gallons cumulatively of biomass-based [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Iogen’s CEO Brian Foody Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

Ottawa, ON March 2, 2017– Iogen Corporation CEO, Brian Foody, was honoured today at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., with the 2017 Holmberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Bioeconomy. Leading Iogen for more than 30 years, [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

46 Organizations Making Biology Easier to Engineer

Synthetic biology has been a joint effort since its conception. From academic researchers to legislators and venture capitalists, synbio as both a technology and innovation ecosystem has been forged by different hands and different perspectives. These are some of the [...]