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Lygos Raises $15.5 Million to Accelerate Delivery of Clean and Sustainable Biology-Based Performance Materials

BERKELEY, Calif., July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lygos, Inc. (Lygos), a leading biotechnology company focused on creating new biology based products, today announced the closing of a $15.5 million Series B financing led by IA Ventures and First [...]

Butanova awarded with commercial evaluation grant

Braga, July 10th 2018 - SilicoLife was awarded with a SME instrument phase 1 grant for the commercial evaluation of its BUTANOVA technology, a new biological process to produce n-butanol (patent pending). The SME instrument is a highly competitive grant scheme [...]

Amyris and BGI Agree to Joint Venture to Develop Products to Improve Human Health in Greater China

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), a leader in the development and production of sustainable, fermentation-derived ingredients in the markets of Health & Wellness, Clean Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances announces that it plans [...]

Global Bioenergies successfully moves its C3 process to Demo scale

Evry (France), 26 June 2018 – Global Bioenergies (Euronext Growth: ALGBE) announces having reached a new milestone in scaling up its C3 process converting renewable resources into isopropanol and acetone. These two biobased compounds target large markets in the cosmetics [...]

Gevo and Avfuel Enter into Renewable Jet Fuel Supply Agreement

First Long-Term Commercial Contract for Renewable Jet Fuel ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to Avfuel Corporation, effective [...]

eForFuel: Fuels from CO2 and Electricity

French biotechnology company Altar is taking part in eForFuel, an exciting EU-funded research and innovation initiative that seeks to provide a sustainable replacement of fossil fuels by using electricity and microorganisms to convert CO2 into renewable fuels. eForFuel is a Horizon [...]