Category: 8-Slide Guide

Methane for Supper: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Microbes

Methane for Supper: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Microbes

October 19, 2017 |

iMicrobes designs and builds microorganisms, including industrial strains of bacteria and yeast to produce chemicals from natural gas and carbon dioxide. Their green, bio-based methods are “more cost effective than sugar or oil, helping to make consumer goods cheaper” and the company picked up a joint development agreement with AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business to help […]

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The Hot 40: 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, 2017-18

The Hot 40: 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, 2017-18

October 17, 2017 |

The 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Economy, as voted by a panel of invited international selectors organized by the Digest and Nuu, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy dailies. The rankings recognize biotechnology innovation and achievement in fuels, biobased chemicals, nutrition, health, syntheric biology, and materials, and the Hot 40 specifically recognizes emerging companies […]

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Advance to Go!: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of the Advanced Bioeconomy

Advance to Go!: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of the Advanced Bioeconomy

October 17, 2017 |

At 8:00am Pacific Time on Tuesday of this week, the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Next-Gen Technologies and Markets opens in San Francisco with a record audience size, with diversification as its theme and “Go!” as the takeaway message — with investment and technologies arriving in unheard of pace and volume in the sector, companies […]

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Productionizing synthetic biology: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the Agile BioFoundry

Productionizing synthetic biology: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the Agile BioFoundry

October 14, 2017 |

The Agile BioFoundry, designed to productionize synthetic biology, is a public infrastructure investment aimed at increasing U.S. industrial competitiveness and enables new opportunities for private sector growth and jobs. Specifically, the foundry aims to enable a biorefineryto achieve a positive return on investment through a 50% reduction in time-to-scale up compared to the average of ~10 […]

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All your Biobase are Belong to Us: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to BioBase Europe pilot plant

All your Biobase are Belong to Us: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to BioBase Europe pilot plant

October 12, 2017 |

Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant is an independent, state-of-the-art facility that operates from a laboratory level to a multi-ton scale. Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant is a service provider for process development, scale-up and custom manufacturing of biobased products and processes. A wide and flexible spectrum of modular unit operations enables us to translate your […]

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Dynamic Metabolic Control: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to 10X Bioprocess Intensification

Dynamic Metabolic Control: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to 10X Bioprocess Intensification

October 11, 2017 |

The US Department of Energy is supporting a project from DMC Limited and Duke University to develop scalable and cost-effective next generation semi-continuous fermentation based processes for biofuels, reducing commercial scale capital costs 5-10 fold. The rationale? Rapid engineering of robust microbial hosts enables the production of a broad diversity of fuels, specialty chemicals, flavors, fragrances, […]

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Agriculturally advantaged traits: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

Agriculturally advantaged traits: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

October 9, 2017 |

Calyxt is pioneering a paradigm shift to deliver both healthier specialty food ingredients, such as healthier oils and high fiber wheat for consumers as well as agriculturally advantageous traits, such as herbicide tolerance to farmers. The technology enables Calyxt to precisely and specifically edit a plant genome to elicit the desired traits and characteristics, resulting […]

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Conventional and cutting edge biofuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Aemetis

Conventional and cutting edge biofuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Aemetis

October 7, 2017 |

Aemetis owns and operates 110 million gallons per year of ethanol and biodiesel facilities in the US and India, and is upgrading the plants using patented technology to produce lower carbon, higher value advanced biofuels and chemicals using lower cost, non-food energy sources and feedstocks. Here’s a recent look at their expansion into advanced technologies, […]

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The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to High Productivity, Flexible Microalgae

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to High Productivity, Flexible Microalgae

October 5, 2017 |

This week we’ve been looking at major advances in crops and feedstocks and algae is very much in the mix in that respect – the sustainable production of microalgae with high productivity and flexible composition is of special interest and today’s slide deck in The Digest looks at that area. This illuminating presentation comes from […]

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Top Cat: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ChemCatBio’s progress and projects

Top Cat: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to ChemCatBio’s progress and projects

October 4, 2017 |

ChemCatBio is a research and development consortium dedicated to identifying and overcoming catalysis challenges for biomass conversion processes. Led by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories, we work with industry to rapidly transition R&D discoveries into commercial processes and grow the bioeconomy in the United States. Current research encompasses the following five themes: Upgrading […]

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