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Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica receive World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer awards

In Switzerland, the World Economic Forum has named both Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica as a 2015 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Cambrian employs a bioelectric technology to cost-effectively clean wastewater by generating significant clean energy in the process, assisting with sustainable management of water resources. Genomatica, on the other hand, was recognized for its biotechnology-based […]

September 1, 2014 More

Mötley Crue, Poison alert: INVISTA, BASF, and Genomatica team for sustainable spandex

We hear from the whispering winds of Wichita that INVISTA, the redoubtable owner of the Lycra and Stainmaster brands, amongst many others, has introduced the only commercial offering of a bio-derived spandex available globally and for use in a wide variety of apparel fabrics and garments. According to INVISTA: “Approximately 70 percent by weight of […]

July 10, 2014 More

Genomatica awarded prestigious Bioeconomy Leadership Award

In California, Genomatic has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Bioeconomy Leadership Award, awarded by the Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. The company was recognized for driving the first genuine commercialization of a biobased process for the production of a high-volume intermediate chemical (1,4-butanediol, or BDO). Genomatica is also developing processes […]

April 27, 2014 More

Genomatica, Renmatix pick up 2014 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers Award

Genomatica and Renmatix have been named winners of the 2014 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers Award for developing process technologies to produce widely-used chemicals from alternative feedstocks rather than petroleum. Genomatica’s processes are designed to produce the exact same chemicals while delivering better economics and a smaller environmental footprint. Every year, Bloomberg recognizes ten game-changing companies […]

April 7, 2014 More

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

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Genomatica, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)” category for its BDO 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

Genomatica: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company description:  Genomatica is a widely-recognized technology leader for the chemical industry. It develops comprehensive manufacturing processes that enable its licensee partners to produce the world’s most widely-used chemicals a ‘better way,’ from alternative feedstocks, with better economics and greater sustainability than petroleum-based processes. Genomatica has the distinction of driving the first genuine commercialization of a […]

February 18, 2014 More

Vilsack; POET, LanzaTech, Beta Renewables, Genomatica, DuPont, Solazyme, KiOR, Raizen, REG execs win Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy poll for 2013-14

In the annual poll, voters reward key fighters on the RFS2 front, companies reaching scale, and pioneers in renewable chemicals. Top 300 recognized. In Florida, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack headed the “Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy” as voted by the readers of The Digest and the publication’s editorial board. Vilsack was followed […]

December 31, 2013 More

Heard on the Floor at Bio Pac Rim: Sapphire Energy, Philipps 66, Monsanto, Novozymes, Braskem and Genomatica unveil key tie-ups

Three Hot 30 / Hot 50 companies partner with giants in agriculture, chemicals and petroleum. In California, three major tie-ups between top-ranked developing bioeconomy darlings and old-line giants were the buzz on the second day of BIO’s annual Pac-Rim event in San Diego. Just after word about Sapphire Energy and Philipps 66′s tie-up was announced, […]

December 11, 2013 More

Genomatica, Solazyme, Myriant, LanzaTech and Elevance take top slots in The 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals for 2013-14

Renewable chemicals developer Genomatica took the #1 spot in the 2013-14 “30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials” rankings. It is Genomatica’s third consecutive year at the top of the rankings. Solazyme (#2), Myriant (#3), LanzaTech (#4), Elevance Renewable Sciences (#5), Amyris (#6), DSM (#7), Gevo (#8), DuPont Industrial Biosciences (#9), and Novozymes (#10) […]

October 11, 2013 More

DSM gives Genomatica’s biobased BDO two thumbs up

In California and Singapore, Royal DSM and Genomatica announced that DSM confirmed BDO made with Genomatica’s process had excellent purity and shows equivalent performance as fossil-based BDO. DSM plans to use BDO made with Genomatica’s bio-based process technology in its Arnitel products. Used as a raw material, BDO made from Genomatica’s process is able to […]

October 9, 2013 More