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DuPont Pioneer and Mendel Biotechnology collaborating to improve water use efficiency and photosynthesis in corn

In Iowa, DuPont Pioneer and Mendel Biotechnology have entered into a license collaboration to evaluate and commercialize new gene leads for increased water use efficiency and improved photosynthesis in corn. Under the agreement, DuPont Pioneer and Mendel will evaluate these new gene leads and test them for yield-enhancement traits in Pioneer® brand corn products. These […]

March 12, 2013 More

Mendel, BP sign four-year power miscanthus trial pact

In California, Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. and BP Biofuels have signed a four-year agreement to conduct a demonstration field trial of Mendel’s PowerCane Miscanthus and evaluate its performance as feedstock for biofuel production at BP Biofuels’ demonstration plant at Jennings, Louisiana. A total of 100 acres of PowerCane(TM) Miscanthus will be planted in early 2012 near […]

March 14, 2012 More

Sapphire Energy vs Mendel Biotechnologies: Who's the Best?

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #13 seed Sapphire Energy and #14 seed Mendel Biotechnologies in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances […]

August 14, 2011 More

Mendel Biotechnology, Oxford extend Miscanthus parthership

In Ohio, Oxford Resource Partners and Mendel Biotechnology announced their collaborative agreement to develop a pilot project to produce Mendel’s proprietary Miscanthus varieties on land previously reclaimed from mining operations by Oxford. The goal of the project is to demonstrate the feasibility and economic viability of biomass production from dedicated energy crops in eastern Ohio.  […]

September 24, 2010 | 0 Comments More

The top 150 companies in Bioenergy: the complete Digest rankings results

In Florida, Biofuels Digest released the top 150 rankings in its 2012-13 “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy” polls. 1 Solazyme 2 KiOR 3 LanzaTech 4 Novozymes 5 POET 6 DuPont Industrial Biosciences (Genencor) 7 Gevo 8 Sapphire Energy 9 Joule Unlimited 10 ZeaChem 11 Honeywell’s UOP 12 BP Biofuels 13 LS9 14 Chemtex / Beta […]

November 2, 2012 More

The October Surprise: BP Cancels Plans for US Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

BP to focus U.S. biofuels investments on R&D, technology licensing. What happened? What’s next? In Florida, BP announced it is canceling plans to build a 36 million gallon commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Highlands County. The company said that it would refocus its US biofuels strategy on R&D, as well as licensing its industry–leading biofuels […]

October 26, 2012 More

Gevo takes the lead in Biofuels Digest’s Hot 50 balloting

In Florida, Biofuels Digest subscribers have put Gevo into the lead in 2012-13 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy subscriber balloting. Last year’s winner, Solazyme, dipped to second. Novozymes continues to show a lot of strength in reader voting and placed #3 in votes so far. Meanwhile, LanzaTech has made it all the way to #4, […]

October 12, 2012 More

Solazyme maintains lead in early Hot 50 voting; Amyris, LanzaTech, Sapphire Energy make a move

In Florida, Biofuels Digest subscribers have kept Solazyme in the lead in 2012-13 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy balloting, with last year’s winner maintaining a small lead over last year’s #3, Gevo. Amyris, which had dipped to #5, has managed to get back to #4, while Novozymes continues to show a lot of strength in […]

October 5, 2012 More

The Age of Upstream

What is the ideal relationship between feedstock producers and refiners? Has the balance tipped too far towards the upstream? As the Algae Biomass Summit opens, we look at a global trend in transferring “All power to the Feedstocks!” – the advantages, options, and the potential for consequences. You see it everywhere. Oil producers are happy, […]

September 24, 2012 More

50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Materials; voting opens

The annual rankings competition opens up for the hottest companies in the sector; who will be #1 – who will get your vote? New annual Biofuels Databook published for selectors; voting by Twitter introduced this year. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced the official opening of voting for the 2012-13 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy for […]

September 20, 2012 More