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Amyris strikes R&D deal with BASF

In California, Amyris announced that it is entering into a collaborative research and development agreement with BASF. Under the agreement, Amyris will use its strain engineering technology to develop a microorganism capable of producing a target molecule identified by BASF. Based on success of the initial development program, the companies expect to collaborate further on […]

April 3, 2014 More

Amyris extends deal with Kuraray for Biofene

In California, Amyris and Kuraray announced the expansion and extension of their ongoing collaboration in high performance polymers using Biofene®, Amyris’s brand of renewable farnesene. Under the transaction agreements, the parties have extended the duration of the research and development portion of their collaboration for at least two more years. The parties also reaffirmed their […]

April 1, 2014 More

X-Crobes: Kuraray invests in Amyris, what’s next for synth-bio and performance molecules?

There are microbes and X-Crobes. The former: what you find in nature. The latter: strange beings from the Digest Multiverse. Poly-performing platform organisms endowed by synthetic biology with Xtraordinary properties. The X-Crobes are back in the spotlight this week with news that Kuraray is investing in Amyris. Here’s what’s up, and why. In California, Amyris and […]

April 1, 2014 More

Amyris: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Plant or integrated biorefinery”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Amyris nominated in the “Plant or integrated biorefinery” category for its Brotas, Brazil project. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will […]

March 10, 2014 More

Amyris: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Amyris, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)” category for its biofene technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will count […]

March 10, 2014 More

Amyris: Out of the doghouse, but can the stock rally continue?

Amyris’ recovery from the doghouse of 2012 is nearly complete, but analysts are cautioning that the huge run-up in the share price may reflect some irrational exuberance. We investigate what’s up with the Barons of Biofene. If you are a devotee of the Biofuels Digest Index, you’ll note that yesterday it reached a 28-month high […]

February 27, 2014 More

Amyris: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Gude

Company description: Amyris is an integrated renewable chemicals and fuels company founded in 2003 and based in Emeryville, CA, with additional operations in Chicago, IL and Campinas, Brazil. Amyris has over 400 employees, with three-quarters of its employees located in the United States. Amyris subsidiaries include Amyris Brasil Ltda., a wholly-owned Brazilian company through which […]

February 18, 2014 More

Amyris chooses exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane for Korea

In California, Amyris announced the selection of Dowell C&I Co., Ltd., a supplier of ingredients for the personal care industry, as its exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane in the Republic of Korea. Amyris has developed a unique process that enables the scalable and sustainable production of Neossance Squalane as a high-purity, high-quality replacement for traditional […]

February 6, 2014 More

Sao Paulo taps Amyris renewable diesel for 400 city buses

In Brazil, São Paulo will be operating 400 city buses using Amyris Renewable Diesel, as the company continues to diversify its portfolio to include everything from biodiesel to fragrance oil. The program will also include a pilot operation in 2014 to use 100% Amyris Renewable Diesel in several city buses. Buses in São Paulo are […]

December 23, 2013 More

Amyris and Total launch “interim” joint venture as they advance towards renewable diesel and jet fuel.

Total elects to bottle up the IP and protect itself against Amyris “hardship” as it advances towards commercializing key biofuels. In California and France, Amyris and Total announced the formation of Total Amyris BioSolutions B.V., a 50-50 joint venture that now holds exclusive rights and a license under Amyris’s intellectual property to produce and market […]

December 8, 2013 More