In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the initial selections for the second cohort of the Technologist in Residence (TIR) Program. Three national laboratories will receive nearly $1.2 million to advance collaborative research and development focused on improving the manufacturing processes of industry partners. The TIR Program is designed to streamline engagement and increase […]
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This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconmy. In this slide deck, we looked at DuPont, and its M&A activity, direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.
In Iowa, a lightning strike set fire to some of DuPont’s stover bale storage at its cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada on Friday night. An estimated 10,000 bales have been burned. The facility uses an estimated 700,000 bales of stover per year at full production. As of Monday, though the fire is out it is […]
DuPont has developed a three-part strategy to deliver these new technologies to the growing biofuels market to help biofuels become more competitive with petroleum. The strategy includes: (1) improving existing ethanol production through differentiated agriculture seed products and crop protection solutions as well as through improved bioprocessing aids and enzymes that allow animals to get […]
In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced the launch of OPTIMASH AD-100, an innovative new enzyme product that will help biomethane producers improve biogas yields and process robustness, which is expected to ultimately increase their revenue and profitability. OPTIMASH AD-100 represents DuPont Industrial Biosciences’ entry into the growing biogas sector, with an enzyme that has been […]
In Washington, DuPont has filed a motion to intervene in the case brought against the Environmental Protection Agency by American Coalition for Ethanol, Americans for Clean Energy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Growth Energy, National Corn Growers Association, National Sorghum Producers and the Renewable Fuels Association in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals saying that the lower […]
In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland announced a new breakthrough process in producing FDME from fructose, with “the potential to expand the materials landscape in the 21st century with exciting and truly novel, high-performance renewable materials”, the companies said in a joint release. You’ll love it. You’ll need it. You’ll want it. […]
This week, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland announced a new “breakthrough process” in producing FDME from fructose, with “the potential to expand the materials landscape in the 21st century with exciting and truly novel, high-performance renewable materials”, the companies said in a joint release. It’s FDME, or furan dicarboxylic methyl ester, with applications in packaging, […]
LanzaTech holds lead in Hot 50 in last week of voting; Novozymes, Amyris, DuPont, DSM, REG, BASF, POET, Algenol and Genomatica in the hunt.
In Florida, early voting rankings were released today for 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, representing roughly 90% of the overall subscriber vote expected. Subscriber voting ends Friday, January 15 at 5pm ET. The Hot 50 rankings will be announced live at ABLC 2016 in Washington DC at 6pm on February 17, 2016. Below, we’ve […]
In Florida, Dyadic International announced the closing of the previously announced sale of substantially all of the assets of its Industrial Technology business to DuPont’s Industrial Biosciences business for $75 million in cash. As previously announced, following the closing, Dyadic intends to focus exclusively on its biopharmaceutical business. In connection with the closing of the […]