Category: 8-Slide Guide

Whisky Business: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Celtic Renewables

Whisky Business: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Celtic Renewables

March 9, 2017 |

In uniquely combining the whisky by-products, Celtic Renewables Ltd adapt the traditional Weizmann Fermentation process (also known as ABE fermentation) to a brand new and entirely sustainable novel substrate – not only providing a sustainable disposal route for the by-products of one of the UK’s largest and most iconic industries, but also integrating renewable energy […]

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BioApplied: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Nova Scotia’s Biorefinery initiative

BioApplied: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Nova Scotia’s Biorefinery initiative

March 8, 2017 |

There’s a biorefinery initiative in Canada’s Atlantic region (first initiated in Nova Scotia but expanding regionally).  A partnership between Emera, Innovacorp, and the Federal and Provincial governments, are aimed at creating the necessary conditions to attract and host a biorefinery and biomaterials industrial cluster.  Forestry, oceans, agriculture, and MSW are all part of mix, and additional industrial partners are […]

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The Algae Chemicals Opportunity: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide

The Algae Chemicals Opportunity: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide

March 7, 2017 |

At ABLC 2017, Algae Biomass Organization executive director Matt Carr took the stage with a theme of “algae as a factory for conversion of low-value carbon into oils, proteins, pigments, soil enhancers, ethanol and higher alcohols, probiotics and therapeutic compounds, and other high-value products.” Here below is the presentation given on the ABLC stage.

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Knocking on the Golden Door: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

Knocking on the Golden Door: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

March 6, 2017 |

In California, Amyris reported Q4 revenues of $32.2 million, 227% up from Q4 2015. The increase was driven by a 119% increase in product sales, primarily in the company’s personal care segment, as well as by significantly higher collaboration revenues. We reported on Amyris’ progress most recently in “The New Colossus aims to unlock its Golden Door”. Meanwhile, […]

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21 Techs to Watch in 2017 and other hot trends: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of the Advanced Bioeconomy

21 Techs to Watch in 2017 and other hot trends: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of the Advanced Bioeconomy

March 2, 2017 |

At ABLC 2017 in Washington, the Digest presented its annual State of the Advanced Bioeconomy presentation, including a look at 21 technologies and companies to watch in 2017. “Opening with our annual industry survey on business confidence, we then highlight 10 key trends we see helping shape the industry,” said Digest editor Jim Lane. “And — as we […]

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The Carinata Kings: The Digest’s 2017 8-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

The Carinata Kings: The Digest’s 2017 8-Slide Guide to Agrisoma

February 27, 2017 |

The production of Agrisoma’s Resonance Carinata is being expanded to multiple locations globally to provide a supply of sustainable, non-food oils for meeting the demand for sustainable biofuels. Resonance Carinata is certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the global standard and certification scheme for sustainable biofuels. It is one of only four […]

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A global corporate market for low-carb fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Below50

A global corporate market for low-carb fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Below50

February 26, 2017 |

Below50 is an initiative that brings businesses together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) to promote the best-of-breed of sustainable fuels has launched in South America. The companies and organizations driving the initiative include ABBI, Arizona State University, Audi, BSR, CGEE, […]

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Back on Track: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the RFA Ethanol Outlook

Back on Track: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the RFA Ethanol Outlook

February 23, 2017 |

Looking to better understand the outlook for the US ethanol industry, but lack the time to wade through the entire 40-page Ethanol Outlook 2017 from RFA (which is right here, for download, in complete form)? Well, enjoy our selection of the essential slides from the Outlook, which will give you the news you can use […]

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New biobased chemical options: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Rennovia

New biobased chemical options: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Rennovia

February 22, 2017 |

Rennovia, Inc. is a chemical process technology development company focused on the creation of novel processes for the cost-advantaged production of commodity and specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks. Rennovia is developing processes for the production of biobased glucaric acid, adipic acid, 1,6-hexanediol, hexamethylenediamine (HMD), and other important building blocks for a wide range of functional […]

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Ethanol to drop-in fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oak Ridge’s Catalytic ethanol upgrade technology

Ethanol to drop-in fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oak Ridge’s Catalytic ethanol upgrade technology

February 21, 2017 |

The program objective seen in these slides is to take a technology from Technical Readiness Level 2 to TRL 3/4 — a technology that directly upgrades ethanol to a drop-in hydrocarbon fuel at a high yield. Among the investors here are three of the technology gurus behind Vertimass – Chaitanya Narula, Martin KellerBrian H. Davison — although […]

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