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GO Resources to commercialize high-tech, super high oleic safflower oil

GO Resources to commercialize high-tech, super high oleic safflower oil

July 15, 2015 |

More oleic acid than any commercial crop. Renewable alternative to petroleum-based raw materials with multiple applications in the biolubricants, biochemical and bioplastics industries.  In Australia, GO Resources has entered into an exclusive worldwide licence with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, to commercialize its technology to produce super high oleic safflower oil for the high-value industrial oil market. […]

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USU algae and safflower biodiesel helps blow past speed record

USU algae and safflower biodiesel helps blow past speed record

September 11, 2014 |

In Utah, biodiesel made from algae and safflower seeds has been used to blow past a small-engine diesel truck speed record, racing across the Bonneville Salt flats at 135 miles per hour. The fuel, created by researchers at Utah State University, “stacked up” to traditional fuels, according to one of the team’s scientists, Michael Morgan. […]

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The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Camelina, safflower

The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Camelina, safflower

June 8, 2014 |

A recent study provides information important to farmers growing oilseed crops. In the study, camelina and safflower were grown in three-year rotations with winter wheat and summer fallow. The study shows that using this rotation may require that no tillage should be done to the soil during the fallow year. Oilseed crops produce relatively little […]

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Safflower, sunflower and camelina in Hawaii feedstock trials

Safflower, sunflower and camelina in Hawaii feedstock trials

June 24, 2011 |

In Hawaii, Pacific Biodiesel has planted safflower, sunflower and camelina to determine which plant would best replace the military’s oil dependence.  The planting took place on Oahu, and was funded by a $2.4 million grant.  The first harvest is expected in three months.

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Turkish biodiesel production up 18% on the year through August

Turkish biodiesel production up 18% on the year through August

November 14, 2019 |

In Turkey, the Daily Sabah newspaper reports that biodiesel production for the year through August rose 18% against the same period in 2018 at 78,000 metric tons compared to 66,000. The industry produced a total of 108,609 tons, primarily from waste oils but also from canola and safflower but is expected to pass 120,000 tons […]

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New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

September 7, 2019 |

In California,  Amyris has a new baby in town. Babies are booming with about 250 babies born every minute on the planet, and clean and green baby care demand is booming along with it as parents and caregivers are more aware of toxic chemicals and questionable ingredients in cosmetics and skin care. Amyris knows this […]

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Biofuel made from roadkill, cardboard café, wheat straw transformed to isobutene, 3D printed biobricks, algae plastic, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 25th

Biofuel made from roadkill, cardboard café, wheat straw transformed to isobutene, 3D printed biobricks, algae plastic, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 25th

April 24, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of April 25th. In today’s Digest, biofuel made from roadkill, cardboard café, wheat straw transformed to isobutene, 3D printed biobricks, algae plastic — these and more, ready for you now at The Digest online. #1 […]

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Christmas trees to paint and sweeteners, newly discovered protein, hemp beard oils, potato waste fiberboard, biobased outdoor apparel and cosmetics, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 10th

Christmas trees to paint and sweeteners, newly discovered protein, hemp beard oils, potato waste fiberboard, biobased outdoor apparel and cosmetics, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 10th

January 9, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of January 10th. In today’s Digest, Christmas trees to paint and sweeteners, newly discovered protein, hemp beard oils, potato waste fiberboard, biobased outdoor apparel and cosmetics — these and more, ready for you now at […]

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Top 10 Biodiesel Trends 2018: what’s up with the world’s favorite advanced biofuel?

Top 10 Biodiesel Trends 2018: what’s up with the world’s favorite advanced biofuel?

June 6, 2018 |

It’s been a year of chop and change for biodiesel, the world’s favorite advanced biofuel. The quest for energy security, domestic jobs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions has felt like a Monte Carlo car rally: the pace has been fast, the turns have been dizzying, just when you feel that biodiesel is on top there’s […]

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The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 2nd, 2018

The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 2nd, 2018

May 1, 2018 |

The pace of invention and change is just too strong, we’ve realized, to highlight annual or even quarterly or monthly rankings and summaries of significant product and service advances. For now, we’re going to be tracking these on a weekly basis to keep pace with the changes. Here are the top innovations for the week […]

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