Category: 8-Slide Guide

Biotech to Biochem: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Versalis’ Chemistry from Renewables

Biotech to Biochem: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Versalis’ Chemistry from Renewables

September 5, 2019 |

Versalis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eni, and while their history lies with traditional chemicals, they now have strategic guidelines for chemistry from renewables. Their biotech business unit is one of the ways they are integrating renewable chemicals into products like biofuels, biochemicals, bioherbicides, cosmetic products, intermediates for bioplastic and biofibers, and more. Dario Giordano, […]

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Sex and Hunger: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Fragrance and Flavor

Sex and Hunger: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Fragrance and Flavor

September 4, 2019 |

What you smell like and what you eat – two pretty important things for many people. The first could mean the difference between a first date and a second date, and the second could mean the difference between the first bite and a second bite. Scott Chaplin from SCMC Consulting, gave this illuminating overview of […]

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India’s Rising Prowess in Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj’s Perpective from India

India’s Rising Prowess in Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj’s Perpective from India

September 3, 2019 |

Product, processes and partnerships are what it’s all about in India right now with the country’s latest bioenergy policies and growing activity in the bioeconomy. Pramod Chaudhari, Executive Chairman at Praj Industries gave this illuminating presentation at ABLC 2019 in Washington, D.C. on how exactly India is moving forward in the bioeconomy, the country’s perspective […]

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View from a Former Fed: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Multi-Slide Guide to Policy Nexus Advisors’ Federal Programs

View from a Former Fed: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Multi-Slide Guide to Policy Nexus Advisors’ Federal Programs

September 2, 2019 |

There’s nothing like a former fed to give a unique perspective on federal programs and policy. Paul Argyropoulos, President of Policy Nexus Advisors, gave this illuminating overview of what he thinks the future holds, influencing factors and drivers that can change the whole planes, trains and automobiles biofuels scene in so many ways, some thoughts […]

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Trash to Treasure: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Cielo’s Renewable Diesel

Trash to Treasure: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Cielo’s Renewable Diesel

September 1, 2019 |

Cielo isn’t just the topic of our top story today, it’s a potentially huge transformer in the waste to renewable fuels space. Check out The Digest’s slides to Cielo to see how they are aiming to take some of the billions of tons of waste globally each year and transform it into renewable diesel. Cielo’s […]

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Seeing the World from a Different View: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to ABLC’s Secret Speaker

Seeing the World from a Different View: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to ABLC’s Secret Speaker

August 29, 2019 |

Retired Vice Admiral Philip Cullom is as impressive on paper as he is in person and offers a unique perspective- a retired Vice Admiral in the U.S. Navy, a native of Illinois, having served around the world in nine named operations, a physics degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MBA from Harvard, 20 impressive […]

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Better Than Predicted: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to USDA’s Corn Ethanol GHG

Better Than Predicted: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to USDA’s Corn Ethanol GHG

August 28, 2019 |

It’s all about the life cycle, right? That’s what the USDA set out to find out about corn ethanol – just exactly what are the GHG emissions associated with the production of corn-based ethanol in the U.S.? Back in 2010, the RIA LCA concluded that – on an energy equivalent basis – substituting corn ethanol […]

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Insane in the Membrane: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Whitefox’s Membranes

Insane in the Membrane: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Whitefox’s Membranes

August 27, 2019 |

Whitefox uses membranes to carry out industrial water separation steps, including membranes for biofuels. Their first industrial installation was in Europe in 2002 for pharmaceutical grade ethanol, but installations now have expanded to industrial and potable alcohol, perfume reactors, and even Vitamin C facilities. Check out this presentation by Gillian Harrison, CEO at Whitefox given […]

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Jump on the ‘GRAIN’ Train: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Multi-Slide Guide to Yield10’s Trait Factory

Jump on the ‘GRAIN’ Train: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Multi-Slide Guide to Yield10’s Trait Factory

August 26, 2019 |

Called the “Trait Factory,” Yield10 develops high value seed yield traits for the agriculture and food industries. They developed traits for corn, soy, canola, wheat, rice and camelina, optimizing photosynthesis, carbon efficiency and genome editing to increase grain yield. Yield10 developed something many are on board with – ‘GRAIN’ also known as Gene Ranking Artificial […]

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Cool Catalytic Conversion: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Vertimass’ Hydrocarbons

Cool Catalytic Conversion: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Vertimass’ Hydrocarbons

August 25, 2019 |

Vertimass’s catalytic conversion is so cool it can convert ethanol into fungible blend stocks in one step without added hydrogen. Their technology produces hydrocarbon fuels and chemicals from biomass – taking biomass through existing biofuels facilities and adding the Vertimass bolt-on catalytic conversion, it comes out as benzene, toluene, xylene, jet fuel, diesel and gasoline […]

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