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Ecovia Renewables Awarded $500,000 Phase IIB NSF Grant to Develop High-Performing and Eco-Friendly Superabsorbent Biopolymers

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, September 17, 2018— Ecovia Renewables Inc. announced today that the company was awarded a $500,000 Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand the scope of their current NSF [...]

Synvitrobio Rebrands as Tierra Biosciences, Announces $2.6M Seed Round to Discover Unexplored Areas of Biology

Louis Metzger, Ph.D. joins as Chief Scientific Officer September 11, 2018 01:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synvitrobio, the leader in cell-free natural product discovery, announced the closure of an oversubscribed $2.6 million seed funding round, led by [...]

Scale up Photanol BV to build demonstration plant at AkzoNobel site in Delfzijl

Photanol BV, Amsterdam, has closed a substantial new financing round (€8M) to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. The commitment of new shareholders GROEIfonds, Innovatiefonds Noord-Nederland and Investeringsfonds Groningen, as well as the continued [...]

Amyris Announces Successful Closing of Secondary Offering

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS) (“Amyris” or the “Company”), a leader in the development and production of sustainable ingredients for the Health & Wellness, Clean Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets, today announced [...]

Recombinetics Closes $34 Million in Series A Funding

August 21, 2018 - Recombinetics, a pioneer in gene-editing solutions for human health and animal agriculture, today announced the completion of a $34 million Series A financing round. “We’re pleased to announce the successful completion of our Series A Round,” said [...]

BlueNalu Raises $4.5 Million to Launch “Cellular Aquaculture”

New Crop Capital Leads Seed Round, with Coalition of 25 Global Investors   San Diego, CA – BlueNalu, a pioneer in the field of “cellular aquaculture,” announced the closing of a $4.5 million seed round, just two months after announcing [...]

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