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The Power of Protein: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Perfect Day

The Power of Protein: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Perfect Day

April 23, 2019 |

Perfect Day is giving cows around the world the perfect day to live happily with its cow-free dairy. Perfect Day’s technology developed a biomanufacturing platform to make key dairy ingredients – all without animals. Tim Geistlinger, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer at Perfect Day gave this illuminating overview of how they are creating animal-free dairy, disrupting […]

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Renewable Diesel is a Game Changer for Sustainable Aviation and Low Carbon Fuel Markets in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia

Renewable Diesel is a Game Changer for Sustainable Aviation and Low Carbon Fuel Markets in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia

April 22, 2019 |

By Will Thurmond, President & CEO, Emerging Markets Online Special to The Digest According to a new study by market research firm Emerging Markets Online, renewable diesel is becoming a game changer for several key areas of the low carbon fuels industry, including: (1) the global aviation industry, representing a 90 billion gallon/yr market and […]

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Power of Biology for Algae Biofuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Synthetic Genomics

Power of Biology for Algae Biofuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Synthetic Genomics

April 22, 2019 |

Synthetic Genomics is a San Diego biotechnology company harnessing the power of living cells — nature’s most efficient machines — to create transformative medicines and bio-based products. Their teams of data and biological engineers have developed the leading set of synthetic biology capabilities, tools, and intellectual property to design and build biological systems. Michele Rubino, […]

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Circular economies, from California to Sweden: Neste’s wheeling, rolling, moving, flowing

Circular economies, from California to Sweden: Neste’s wheeling, rolling, moving, flowing

April 18, 2019 |

In California, waste feedstock from the city of Oakland is now being converted to Neste MY Renewable Diesel and fuels the city’s fleet. The city, Neste, fuel distributor Western States Oil and local collectors for used cooking oil joined forces to gather waste cooking oils from restaurants and other businesses in the Oakland metropolitan area […]

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Putting CO₂ Emissions to Work: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Opus 12

Putting CO₂ Emissions to Work: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Opus 12

April 18, 2019 |

Opus 12 has developed a device that recycles CO₂ into cost-competitive chemicals and fuels. Their technology bolts onto any source of CO₂ emissions, and with only water and electricity as inputs, transforms that CO₂ into some of the world’s most critical chemical products. Opus 12 was one of six clean energy startups selected from around […]

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Ethanol CO2 by-product is critically important to merchant CO2 industry

Ethanol CO2 by-product is critically important to merchant CO2 industry

April 17, 2019 |

By Sam A. Rushing, President, Advanced Cryogenics, Ltd. Special to The Digest A Significant Source Type Which Endures CO2 by-product sources from ethanol dominate the source – map v. other source types, where next in line include sources from ammonia and natural /pipeline facilities. I am pleased to see that new sources continue to arise […]

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India’s Ethanol Scenario: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj

India’s Ethanol Scenario: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj

April 17, 2019 |

Praj Americas, Inc., subsidiary of Praj industries ltd,  is a unique technology and engineering company in the ethanol arena in the Americas. What started off as an entrepreneurial venture three decades ago, the parent company, Praj Industries, is today a leader in India in the field of bio-based technologies and engineering with presence all over […]

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Beyond beef with no cow, sunflower crop waste for phone cases and binders, BASF’s bioactives from rambutan tree, repurposing wastewater algae, Nouryon’s biopolymer for hair care, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 17th

Beyond beef with no cow, sunflower crop waste for phone cases and binders, BASF’s bioactives from rambutan tree, repurposing wastewater algae, Nouryon’s biopolymer for hair care, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 17th

April 16, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of April 17th. In today’s Digest, beyond beef with no cow, sunflower crop waste for phone cases and binders, BASF’s bioactives from rambutan tree, repurposing wastewater algae, Nouryon’s biopolymer for hair care — these and […]

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Sustainable Super JET Fuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to High Performance Fuels

Sustainable Super JET Fuels: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to High Performance Fuels

April 16, 2019 |

Researchers from several labs and universities like Georgia Tech, Sandia National Labs, University of Dayton, and others are working together on Engine Optimized Sustainable Drop-in JET High Performance Fuels (HPF). Anthe George manages the Biomass Science and Conversion Technologies department at Sandia National Laboratories and gave this illuminating overview of how there is a price […]

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The Latest on Biogas: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Biogas

The Latest on Biogas: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Biogas

April 15, 2019 |

Lee Enterprises Consulting is the world’s largest bioeconomy consulting group with over 100 subject matter experts (SME’s) in all areas of the bioeconomy. Terry Mazanec, Principal of T-MAZ LLC and Executive Vice President at Lee Enterprises Consulting gave this illuminating overview of biogas production, treatment and utilization, potential, and more, at ABLC Global 2018 in […]

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