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Lygos Appoints Industry Expert Johan van Walsem as COO to Lead Commercial Operations and Manufacturing

Chief Operations Officer van Walsem will lead commercial scale-up of Lygos' specialty biochemicals, starting with the Bio-Malonate™ Platform. BERKELEY, July 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lygos, a leading innovator in developing sustainable high-value specialty chemicals, today announced that industry veteran [...]

Green Biologics Achieves REACH Certification, Sets Sights on Europe

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (June 29, 2017) – Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that it has received REACH certification, a regulation of the [...]

Genomatica delivers on plant performance guarantees

San Diego, CA, June 28, 2017 – Genomatica announced strong results for its GENO BDO™ biobased process technology regarding overall process performance and production volume to date for bio-based 1,4-butanediol (BDO). Novamont plant meets performance targets Novamont, Genomatica’s first GENO [...]

Amyris Partners with Queensland on Biofutures Acceleration Program in Next Step Toward Planned Development of Biorefinery

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BRISBANE, Australia, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, and the Government of Queensland, Australia today announced the next step their plans to develop a leading industrial biotechnology hub in Southeast [...]

Amyris Announces Much Better Than Expected Sales Of Farnesene To Meet Accelerated Demand For Liquid Farnesene Rubber By Global Tire Brands

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that its partner's success in developing high performance liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) for use in winter tire applications has led to accelerated adoption [...]

Renewable Energy Group Closes Financing on $24 Million Upgrade to Ralston Biorefinery

(Ralston, Iowa) May 1, 2017 – Renewable Energy Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today it has secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company’s Ralston, Iowa biodiesel refinery. [...]