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Amyris Announces Key Advancements Under DARPA Multi-Year Technology Investment Agreement — Enables Development of Industrial-Scale Fermentation Process For Virtually Any Biological Molecule

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has successfully expanded its world-class expertise in strain engineering and optimization to 26 key metabolic precursors across multiple organisms, as part [...]

Global Bioenergies Announces First Success in Scaling up the Isobutene Process in the Leuna Demo Plant

Evry (France) and Leuna (Germany), 24 April 2017 – Global Bioenergies today announces that it has succeeded in producing Isobutene by fermentation at the scale of the Leuna Demo plant (a 5,000 litre fermenter), with run length and performances exceeding [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Modular Genetics Surfactants Awarded 100% USDA Certified Biobased Content® and Palm Oil Free® Certification

April 24, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time - WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modular Genetics, Inc. (Modular) is a sustainable chemistry company utilizing advanced technology in synthetic biology to produce specialty chemicals that are cost competitive, provide superior performance and are environmentally friendly. [...]

Codexis Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDXS), a leading protein engineering company, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $4.00 [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Chemicals, Energy & Environment, Enzymes, News, Press Releases|

BP and DuPont joint venture, Butamax®, announces next step in commercialization of bio-isobutanol with acquisition of ethanol facility in Kansas

3 April 2017 - Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between BP and DuPont, combining expertise in fuels with industrial biotechnology, today announced the acquisition of Nesika Energy, LLC and its state-of-the-art ethanol facility in Scandia, Kansas. Butamax will [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Amyris Enables Launch of New High-Performance Tackifier from Cray Valley Featuring Sustainably-Sourced Resin Technology

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, is pleased to announce today Cray Valley's launch of new tackifying resins produced with the company's biologically derived Biofene® branded farnesene. The disruptive nature of [...]