Gevo vs SynGest: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #1 seed Gevo and #16 seed Syngest 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: Gevo is the 5th ranked company in the 2010-11 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy poll. SynGest is currently unranked.

The match-up: Gevo is coming off a celebrated IPO and a series of capacity acquisitions in Luverne, MN and elsewhere, and is readying for commercial scale by Q1 2012, with is fermentation of corn into isobutanol. SynGest is developing a technology to convert cellulosic biomass into renewable ammonia.

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