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Biobased battery, starch-based gift cards, future fashion, plant-based flame retardants, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of September 5th

Biobased battery, starch-based gift cards, future fashion, plant-based flame retardants, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of September 5th

September 4, 2019 |

This week is a merry mix of biobased innovations around the world. From the creation of artificial reefs made from PLA in Israel and Spain’s starch-based gift cards to the U.S. where biobased battery materials are reality in Washington state and where flame retardants made from plants are being developed in Michigan, it’s pretty exciting […]

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Pyromaniax Unbound

Pyromaniax Unbound

October 24, 2018 |

An interesting addendum appeared in recent days on the Anellotech website — a notation, not seen before from the Sultans of Stealth, that “Anellotech has raised US$80 million in cash and in-kind contributions to date. These considerable investments come from our highly-motivated and engaged strategic partners, who are working with us to develop and commercialize […]

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New algae/fungi biofuels system, breakthru on sugar yields, biodegradable clothes, Beyond Burger’s monster GHG benefit, Indigo Ag’s $250M, robotic precision harvest: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 5th

New algae/fungi biofuels system, breakthru on sugar yields, biodegradable clothes, Beyond Burger’s monster GHG benefit, Indigo Ag’s $250M, robotic precision harvest: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 5th

October 2, 2018 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. In today’s Digest, a new algae/fungi biofuels system, breakthru on sugar yields, biodegradable clothes, Beyond Burger’s monster GHG benefit revealed, Indigo Ag raises $250M, robotic precision harvest, biotech labs made from shipping boxes — here are the top innovations for the week of […]

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EPFL researchers develop chemical method to stabilize simple cellulosic sugars

EPFL researchers develop chemical method to stabilize simple cellulosic sugars

September 18, 2018 |

In Switzerland, EPFL researchers have developed a chemical method that stabilizes simple sugars and prevents them from being degraded. This method could mean that chemists no longer have to balance deconstruction of the plant with avoiding degradation of the product. The new method changes the chemical susceptibility of the sugars to dehydration and degradation by […]

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NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources team on cannabis extraction testing service

NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources team on cannabis extraction testing service

February 8, 2018 |

In California, NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced they are entering into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly develop and operate a cannabis extraction testing service with facilities in California and Oregon. When operational, the facilities will serve the global medical cannabis market. NCM Biotech has a process, patented in 2016, for extracting […]

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9 Years Upon The Anvil: the baptism of renewable chemicals and the purification of its strategy

9 Years Upon The Anvil: the baptism of renewable chemicals and the purification of its strategy

June 29, 2017 |

“We are always in the forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things” – Henry Ward Beecher By now, Tom Boussie of Rennovia has been 20 years in the forge of the chemicals business, and 9 of those years being pounded on the anvil of renewable chemicals development. “People […]

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Jatropha fertilizer toxin removal patented system for purchase

Jatropha fertilizer toxin removal patented system for purchase

February 17, 2014 |

In California, seven patents covering water treatment, algae, and food-related areas have been released for sale by Allen and Peter Schuh. After oil has been extracted from jatropha, the press cakes remaining have previously not been usable as human and animal nutrition because of the toxins lectins and phorbol esters, both components in the fertilizers […]

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The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

January 28, 2014 |

Tired of corn, corn, corn or cane, cane, cane? There are 101 feedstocks in the biofuels canon. Here’s what’s up with each of them, and all of them. In Florida, Biofuels Digest released its annual Guide to biofuels feedstocks, tracking 10,658 items published in the Digest in the past 48 months on 101 feedstocks for […]

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Calif. Court of Appeals knocks back California Low Carbon Fuel Standard in POET suit

Calif. Court of Appeals knocks back California Low Carbon Fuel Standard in POET suit

July 18, 2013 |

In California, the Fifth District Court of Appeal issued its opinion in POET, LLC v. California Air Resources Board, which challenged the Low Carbon Fuel Standard adopted by the Air Resources Board. The Court ruled for POET on every one of its substantive challenges, reversed the decision of the Superior Court affirming the LCFS, and ordered […]

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Hawker OKs aviation biofuels, Navy completes unmanned helicopter test

Hawker OKs aviation biofuels, Navy completes unmanned helicopter test

October 17, 2011 |

In Nevada, Hawker Beechcraft announced that all of their turbine-powered aircraft are approved to use biofuels. At the same time, in Maryland, the Navy has successfully tested a blend of camelina-based biodiesel with JP-5 in its unmanned helicopter MQ-8B Fire Scout Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at Webster Field in St. Inigoes. The Navy has now […]

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