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It Might Be Giant: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Nanocellulose, American Process style

It Might Be Giant: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Nanocellulose, American Process style

November 14, 2018 |

A few years back, Research & Markets startled the bio world when they projected that the “Nanocellulose Market by Type (Cellulose nanocrystals, Cellulose nanofibrils, cellulose nanocomposites, and others) would reach $250 Million by 2019, signifying annualized CAGR of 19% between 2014 and 2019. Heft growth indeed, and a survey of the patent apps showed sharp activity levels that […]

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Activating the right bacteria: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to 3Bar Biologics

Activating the right bacteria: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to 3Bar Biologics

November 13, 2018 |

3Bar Biologics’ Bio-YIELD uses naturally occurring microbes that are precisely matched to specific crops and soil environments. These microbes were discovered and isolated during a 15-year extensive research process by scientists at The Ohio State University. The Bio-YIELD inoculant system makes it easy for farmers to activate the microbes at planting time. Activating the bacteria […]

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Protected: ABLC Global 2018: The Complete Presentations

Protected: ABLC Global 2018: The Complete Presentations

November 13, 2018 |

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#Gasolinegate

#Gasolinegate

November 12, 2018 |

In Washington, researchers for a report published by the Urban Air Initiative contend that “technical data that shows the nation has been exposed to decades of flawed test fuels and flawed driving tests, which in turn means flawed emissions results and mileage claims”.  The complete Beyond a Reasonable Doubt series from UAI is available here. Further, EPA […]

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The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Biobased Chemicals

The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Biobased Chemicals

November 12, 2018 |

IEA Bioenergy Task 42’s goal is to contribute to the development and deployment of integrated biorefineries as part of highly efficient sustainable value chains (co-)producing food/feed ingredients, chemicals, materials, fuels, power and/or heat out of sustainably sourced biomass (wood, crops, residues, etc.) as base for a global BioEconomy. Here we have a recent deck from Avantium […]

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Just in from ABLC: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Hot Technologies and their Examples

Just in from ABLC: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to Hot Technologies and their Examples

November 11, 2018 |

Each year at ABLC, we have had the great fortune to have in our opening panel a tremendous sector overview from Roger Wyse, the Co-CEO of Spruce Capital and one of the foremost venture capitalists in the US and before that one of our top researchers. Spruce Capital Partners is co-manager of the Malaysia Life […]

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Heard on the Floor: Reflections and the buzz from ABLC Global 2018

Heard on the Floor: Reflections and the buzz from ABLC Global 2018

November 11, 2018 |

The bunting is down, the bands have retreated and ABLC Global is now in the rear-view mirror — all the bustle of 625 delegates raising a din of deal-making so loud in the anterooms that delegates had to routinely flee to other floors to be heard. It was, at times, not unlike the old trading […]

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Announcing Global BioFuture Solutions

Announcing Global BioFuture Solutions

November 10, 2018 |

By Cindy Thyfault, CEO, Global Biofuture Solutions Special to The Digest Innovative financing solutions to realize the next generation of Global Bioeconomy projects that will revolutionize the way the we produce, use and re-use carbon for energy, materials and food. Consumers, investors, and policymakers are looking for Low Carbon and Circular Economy projects to realize […]

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Hiring an expert witness in bioeconomy litigation

Hiring an expert witness in bioeconomy litigation

November 10, 2018 |

  By Wayne Lee, CEO, Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest In August 2017, I published an articlewhich focused on important things that attorneys involved in biofuels or biochemical litigation should look for when choosing an expert witness.[1] This article explores the subject of expert witnesses in a bit more depth, including where to find […]

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The 40 Hottest Technologies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2018

The 40 Hottest Technologies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2018

November 9, 2018 |

In California, Impossible Foods took the #1 spot in the 2018 “40 Hottest Technologies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” rankings, published today in The Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily. The announcement was made live at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC Global), which is meeting in San Francisco this week. The annual rankings, which […]

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