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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make that so. See part 1 of today’s top story, here. LanzaTech The LanzaTech process increases […]

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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make it so. The Regents of the University of Washington generally only admit under conditions of […]

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Evolva to develop plant-based, fire-resistant advanced materials with US Navy

Evolva to develop plant-based, fire-resistant advanced materials with US Navy

April 18, 2016 |

In Switzerland, Evolva has completed a Limited Purpose Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Navy to support the development of advanced materials. The focus of the efforts supported by this CRADA relate to the development, validation and potential commercialization of new lightweight, fire­-resistant composite materials to save lives and reduce harm from fire. […]

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4 advanced biofuel plants for Argentina as Porta, Gevo announce deal

4 advanced biofuel plants for Argentina as Porta, Gevo announce deal

February 2, 2016 |

Gevo and Porta are targeting the construction of at least four isobutanol plants in Argentina; first plant to be wholly owned by Porta, with a targeted production capacity of up to five million gallons per year In Colorado, Gevo has entered into a license agreement and a joint development agreement with Argentine ethanol distiller Porta […]

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8 Ways around the Big, Bad Oxygen Problem in the Advanced Bioeconomy

8 Ways around the Big, Bad Oxygen Problem in the Advanced Bioeconomy

October 12, 2015 |

In the terrestrial world, oxygen is colorless, odorless, and try to get through an hour without some. In the Bioeconomy Cinematic Universe, oxygen is harder than steel, heavier than a black hole, and higher than the Himalayas. Here’s the why and what’s being done about it. At some stage during any conference on energy transportation, someone will […]

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The Digest’s 2015 6-Minute Country Guide to France’s Advanced Bioeconomy

The Digest’s 2015 6-Minute Country Guide to France’s Advanced Bioeconomy

September 16, 2015 |

Mandates and national consumption Key takeaway: France is part of the EU and its overall Renewable Energy Directive, and is ramping up national targets. But think chemicals as well. France is the EU’s 2nd largest producer, with 15% of EU sales.  In December 2014, we reported that the national oil body UFIP had agreed to […]

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Break out the bubbly: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Champagne-Ardennes in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Break out the bubbly: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Champagne-Ardennes in the Advanced Bioeconomy

September 15, 2015 |

Addressing the Western Europe market, creating a European unit with optimal operating range, or seeking to operate a facliity and watching the opex? We can send you in the right direction with three magic words: welcome to France. Specifically, mark Champagne-Ardenne on your list. More than just champagne going on there, although right there you […]

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On the Move in the Advanced Bioeconomy: GFBiochemicals, Faegre Baker Daniels, American Coalition for Ethanol, Global Bioenergies

On the Move in the Advanced Bioeconomy: GFBiochemicals, Faegre Baker Daniels, American Coalition for Ethanol, Global Bioenergies

September 6, 2015 |

GFBiochemicals has appointed three new senior team members as the company gains momentum, producing levulinic acid at commercial scale.  Alexander Krapivin and Daniela Ribezzo both join as Global Business Development Managers.  Bart Engendahl brings his R&D expertise as Senior Scientist to the company’s technology and application development. Mr. Krapivin was previously at Dow Corning, Mrs. […]

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Advanced Bioeconomy ventures raise $1.328 billion in past 12 months, up 5.2%

Advanced Bioeconomy ventures raise $1.328 billion in past 12 months, up 5.2%

July 8, 2015 |

45 deals, 37 companies; deal size jumps 7 percent and Q2 2015 is 15% up over 2014 and 138 percent up over Q1. Here’s the complete skinny on who got what. In Florida, The Digest reports that 37 advanced bioeconomy ventures raised $1.328 billion in new capital in Q3 2014 through Q2 2015 for company […]

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Top 10 Lessons Learned commercializing advanced biotechnologies, Pt 3

Top 10 Lessons Learned commercializing advanced biotechnologies, Pt 3

July 7, 2015 |

By Mark Warner, P.E, Founder, Warner Advisors Special to The Digest In part one of the three-part series of Top Ten Lessons Learned, we reviewed process development topics. In part two, we reviewed process design and deployment topics. In this final segment, we will explore financing, start-up and operations. PART 3 – FINANCING, STARTUP AND OPERATIONS Financing – […]

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