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Tweet Biobased investing continues surging, both direct and via strategics. The Digest has the data and the scoop in our 5-Minute Guide. In Florida, Biofuels Digest reports that 9 biobased ventures raised $363.8 million in new capital in 2013, compared to $435 million in Q2, and $434 million in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013. Overall, […]
Tweet Beyond fossil fuels, beyond light itself. And now, the direct production of drop-in biofuel blendstocks. All available from a microbial “cow”. This week in California, a research team from Shota Atsumi’s lab at the University of California, Davis have reported that they engineered Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942, a strain of photosynthetic cyanobacteria, to grow without […]
Tweet One of biofuels’ most-celebrated technologies makes a change at the top; the struggle to raise capital dogs a high-profile biofuels star. A new chapter is underway at LS9 with the appointment of Tjerk de Ruiter — the former CEO of Genencor — as president and CEO. It’s not wholly unexpected. Four weeks ago in Top […]
Tweet In Massachusetts, Qteros is looking to raise $3m to $5m to redevelop its technology with the Q microbe, at a much smaller scale, employing 12 people. Potential customers for the reborn company would include paper mills and sugarcane ethanol operations. Said William Rosenberg, executive director of the UMass Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property office, […]
Tweet In Massachusetts, assets from a closed Chicopee fermentation facility belonging to biofuel company, Qteros Inc., will be auctioned for liquidation. The plant was officially closed in January after cutting most of its 40-person workforce in November 2011.
50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Materials; voting opens
Tweet The annual rankings competition opens up for the hottest companies in the sector; who will be #1 – who will get your vote? New annual Biofuels Databook published for selectors; voting by Twitter introduced this year. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced the official opening of voting for the 2012-13 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy […]
Tweet Closely-watched green gasoline producer collapses as Waste Management declines next financing round. What does it mean for companies like Fulcrum Bioenergy, Enerkem, Agilyx, Agnion, Renmatix, Genomatica, and InEnTec? The Digest looks at the inside story. In Texas, Terrabon filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection; the company’s operations will cease and a trustee will be […]
Tweet Codexis expects to lose all of Shell funding, win freedom to operate globally (excepting Brazil). Pyrrhic victory or the necessary price of freedom? In California, Codexis (CDXS) announced that it expects to obtain rights from Shell to market its CodeXyme cellulase enzymes to other cellulosic biofuels developers, (excluding Brazil) and that Shell will discontinue […]
Tweet Nothing new under the sun? Potrzebie! These biofuels feedstocks set records for ingenuity, sheer craziness and a liberal dose of “what, me worry?” Most of the stories we write at the Digest on the subject of biofuels feedstocks fall into the well-established realms of normal. But every once in a while, a feedstock emerges that […]
Tweet In Massachusetts, Qteros has closed its Chicopee fermentation facility. “The company has made significant advancement in the technology, but there are always these issues of continuing the flow of investment funds,” she said.,” said Susan Leschine, whose research founded the company, told MassLive.com. According to reports, the company’s offices have been locked, and have […]