Siluria, Yulex, BioXCell, Algenetix, Alchimia surge in Transformative Technologies poll

April 3, 2014 |

In Florida, The Digest announced that Siluria Technologies, Yulex, the BioXCell technology park in Malaysia, and the partnership between Algenetix and Alchimia surged in category leads this week in Transformative Technologies 2014 voting.

Cool Planet continues to lead in two categories in early-voting  as the Colorado-based early stage company is ahead for Conversion technology (liquid) and Transformative biomased material. DuPont continues to lead for Organic Catalyst or Enzyme and its JV with BP, Butamax, is in the lead for Transformative molecule – biofuel.

Yulex, Algenetix-Alchimia, Sapphire Energy, Sierra Energy, OriginOil, MBI, Siluria Technologies, LanzaTech, Renmatix, Genomatica, and Neste Oil are also category leaders.

This year, all voting is exclusively via social media this year. Readers are able to (Twitter) tweet, (Facebook) Like or (LinkedIn) Share any nominated organization in any category by clicking on the voting buttons provided for each page. Each tweet, like or share counts for one vote.

Planning on voting?

Links to the complete voting pages are here.

The leaders, by category

Transformation of an oilseed or tree: Yulex – guayule**
Transformation of a grain or grass: Algenetix-Alchimia – giant miscanthus**
Transformation of a microbe or algae: Sapphire Energy — algae
Transformative Gasifier: Sierra Energy — FastOX gasifier
Transformative Harvest, extraction or dewatering system: OriginOil — Single Step extraction system

Transformative Pretreatment system: MBI (Michigan Biotechnology Institute) — AFEX3 packed bed ammonia fiber expansion
Organic catalyst or enzyme: DuPont Accellerase Trio

Inorganic catalyst: Siluria Technologies**
Conversion technology (gas): LanzaTech – gas fermentation
Conversion technology (liquid): Cool Planet Energy Systems
Conversion technology (solid-state or supercritical): Renmatix – Plantrose supercritical sugars

Transformative Molecule – biofuel: Butamax — isobutanol
Molecule – biobased chemical: Genomatica – BDO
Molecule – transformative biobased material: CoolPlanet Cool Terra

Plant or integrated biorefinery: Neste Oil – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Town or industrial symbiosis: Bio XCell, Malaysia**
State, region, or country: Louisiana, USA

**New leader this week

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