Elevance vs OPX Bio: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #8 seed Elevance Renewable Sciences and #9 seed OPX Biotechnologies in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest.

Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here.

The winner gets: Most votes advances to the second-round (round of 32), and a shot at the Biofuels Sweet Sixteen.

The loser: Goes home.

Laurels: Elevance is the 15th ranked company in the 2011 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals poll. OPX is currently #19 in that poll.

The match-up: Fast movers in this match up. Elevance is rapidly commercializing its technology to natural, renewable oils into high-performing specialty products and materials including performance waxes, detergents, cleaners and antimicrobials. OPX is using its  EDGE (Efficiency Directed Genome Engineering) technology to manufacture renewable bio-based chemicals and fuels that are lower cost, higher return and more sustainable than existing petroleum-based products.

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