Mascoma’s “slow rabbit, the first commercial app from its CBP technology, gets snapped up by Lallemand. In Massachusetts, Mascoma Corporation announced that it has completed the sale of its yeast business to Lallemand Inc., a privately owned company that researches, develops, produces and markets yeasts, bacteria, and related products. As part of the transaction, Lallemand […]
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Using a proprietary consolidated bioprocessing, or CBP, technology platform, Mascoma has developed genetically-modified yeasts and other microorganisms to reduce costs and improve yields in the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. The CBP platform utilizes genetically modified yeast and bacteria to convert cellulosic biomass into high-value end-products in a single step that combines hydrolysis and […]
This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Mascoma, nominated in the “Transformative conversion technology (liquid)” category for its consolidated bioprocessing 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 […]
In New Hampshire, announced that its consolidated bioprocessing technology (CBP) has been used to produce over 1 billion gallons of renewable fuel. This achievement is a key commercial milestone for its MGT yeast products including TransFerm® and TransFerm Yield+™. TransFerm is an advanced bioengineered replacement for conventional fermenting yeast that lowers costs for corn ethanol […]
In New Hampshire, Mascoma has brought on Steve Percy, former chairman and CEO of BP America, and Dan Neslon, former vice president of ExxonMobil, to its broad of directors. The company is currently diversifying membership on its board of directors as the company turns towards commercialization. “We are excited to welcome Steve and Dan to […]
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In Michigan, Valero has confirmed that it has pulled out of a proposed $232 million Mascoma second-generation facility in Kinross Charter Township. The project has received $120 million in public money for the wood-to-ethanol project. The project hasn’t yet broken ground despite construction having meant to start in 2011 with production coming online this year.
In Missouri, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits and Mascoma announced the introduction of their next generation advanced yeast product, TransFerm Yield+, a bioengineered drop-in substitute for conventional fermenting yeast. In pilot-scale tests at ICM, the leading provider of engineering services to the ethanol industry, and commercial-scale trials at corn ethanol producers, TransFerm Yield+ consistently demonstrated […]
In Georgia, fermentation ingredient producer, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits, and renewable fuels company, Mascoma Corporation, have introduced their next generation advanced yeast product, TransFerm® Yield+. The bioengineered drop-in fermenting yeast substitute reduces costs and increases efficiency for corn ethanol production. It is proven to increase ethanol yield, reduce the production of glycerol and reduce […]
In New Hampshire, Mascoma Corporation applied to the SEC for the withdrawal of its S-1 Registration Statement, thereby abandoning its contemplated IPO. “The Company has determined at this time not to proceed with the offering due to market conditions,” the SEC notice said, and noted that “The Company may undertake a subsequent private offering. In […]