Category: 5-Minute Guide

OPX Biotechnologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

OPX Biotechnologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 26, 2015 |

OPXBIO styles itself in the “Good Chemistry” business, developing and producing bio-based chemicals that deliver more sustainable value for customers compared to traditional petro-based chemicals. The company’s says that its patented, leading EDGE (Efficiency Directed Genome Engineering) technology “has proven advantages over traditional bioengineering approaches”. Primarily, EDGE enables OPXBIO to more rapidly engineer microbes and […]

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Renmatix: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Renmatix: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 25, 2015 |

Renmatix is a technology licensor that enables the production of petrochemicals from plants. The company’s water-based Plantrose process is the lowest cost method for converting a wide range of non-food biomass into cellulosic sugars, used in the global chemical and fuels markets. Renmatix’s supercritical hydrolysis technology deconstructs non-food biomass an order of magnitude faster than […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 23, 2015 |

Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company has successfully proven and demonstrated this process for converting MSW to fuels utilizing its proprietary, innovative, clean and efficient thermochemical process. Fulcrum has secured long-term, zero-cost […]

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Ceres: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Ceres: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 22, 2015 |

Ceres develops & markets low-carbon, non-food grasses for advanced biofuels and biopower. It’s energy crops “can provide more fuel or electricity, new opportunities for growers and a cleaner environment for us all.” Using advanced plant breeding and biotechnology, Ceres is developing dedicated energy crops as raw materials for renewable transportation fuels, electricity and bio-based products. […]

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Elevance Renewable Sciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Elevance Renewable Sciences: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 19, 2015 |

Headquartered in Woodridge, Ill., Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. is a high-growth specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils. Using a proprietary technology called olefin metathesis at our world-scale, 180,000 MT biorefinery in Gresik, Indonesia, the company creates high-performance products for use in personal care products, detergents and cleaners, engineered polymers, lubricants […]

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BASF: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

BASF: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 18, 2015 |

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company, ranked by sales. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. In addition to being the leading chemical company, BASF […]

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INEOS Bio: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

INEOS Bio: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 17, 2015 |

INEOS Bio is a bioenergy company commercializing and licensing its novel thermo-chemical and bio-chemical technology for the production of renewable biofuels and renewable energy from a wide range of low-cost carbon materials. The company’s initial focus is the commercialization of its leading third-generation ethanol technology process to serve the global renewable fuels and the renewable […]

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BP Biofuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

BP Biofuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 16, 2015 |

BP Biofuels is a leading global biofuels player, with a breadth of investment that is unique in terms of both its scale and its reach. Since 2006, BP has announced investments of more than $2 billion in biofuels research, development and operations, and has production facilities operating or in the planning/construction phases in Brazil and […]

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Mascoma: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Mascoma: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 15, 2015 |

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 […]

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Novozymes: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Novozymes: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 12, 2015 |

Novozymes is “the world leader in bioinnovation”. The company’s business is industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. Novozymes’ biological solutions help companies make more from less, save energy and raw materials, and reduce waste. The result is higher quality, lower costs, lower CO2 emissions, better lives and a better environment. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations […]

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