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Hottest Companies: Genomatica

Hottest Companies: Genomatica

August 25, 2013 |

Voting for Genomatica in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

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The Bio-Shirt: FENC debuts high-performance, biobased clothing, via Genomatica BDO, at BioPlastek

The Bio-Shirt: FENC debuts high-performance, biobased clothing, via Genomatica BDO, at BioPlastek

June 28, 2013 |

In Taiwan and California, Far Eastern New Century Corporation and Genomatica announced that FENC has successfully made high-performance fibers and clothing with high bio-based content. A sample shirt made with this fiber debuted publicly for the first time at the BioPlastek conference yesterday in San Francisco. FENC achieved this result by producing one of their […]

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Lanxess converts 20 tons of Genomatica BDO into PBT, in commercial-scale trial

Lanxess converts 20 tons of Genomatica BDO into PBT, in commercial-scale trial

June 25, 2013 |

First production of bio-based polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) in a world-scale plant using 1,4-butanediol (BDO) made from renewable feedstock Product quality of bio-based PBT fully within specification and equivalent to petro-based PBT In Germany, Lanxess has run a production campaign of bio-based PBT in Lanxess’ world-scale production plant using 20 metric tons of bio-based BDO made […]

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On the Move in Renewable Chemicals: Genomatica

On the Move in Renewable Chemicals: Genomatica

May 6, 2013 |

In California, Genomatica announced the appointment of Dr. Frances H. Arnold to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Arnold is currently a professor of chemical engineering, bioengineering and biochemistry at the California Institute of Technology. She is the recipient of numerous accolades from industry and academia including the Charles Stark Draper Prize (2011); the National […]

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Versalis invests $20M in Genomatica, launches JV for Bio-based Butadiene

Versalis invests $20M in Genomatica, launches JV for Bio-based Butadiene

April 11, 2013 |

Renewable chemicals’ #1 hottie lands a signature JV, and a tidy investment from the Italian chemical giant. In Italy, Versalis and Genomatica announced the establishment of a technology joint venture for bio-based butadiene from non-food biomass. The resulting process will be licensed across Europe, Asia and Africa by the newly-created joint venture. Versalis — the […]

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Genomatica and The Art of Big Wave Surfing

Genomatica and The Art of Big Wave Surfing

February 12, 2013 |

There’s a big, new wave of synthetic biology companies heading for scale — making chemicals and fuels from renewable resources using advanced fermentation Now, there’s a new leader as Genomatica vaults to world-scale with a 5 million pound, five-week fermentation run. If you ever followed the sport of big-wave surfing, you’ll recognize Mavericks — California’s […]

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Genomatica: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Genomatica: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

October 15, 2012 |

Address: 10520 Wateridge Circle
San Diego, CA 92121 Year Founded: 2000 Annual Revenues: 2011:  $4.3 million Company description: Genomatica is a technology leader for the chemical industry.  It delivers new manufacturing processes that enable its partners to produce intermediate and basic chemicals from renewable feedstocks. These chemicals serve as the basis for making substantially all of the […]

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OriginOil, Genomatica take Twitter leads in Hot 50, Hot 30 voting for hottest biofuels, renewable chemicals companies

OriginOil, Genomatica take Twitter leads in Hot 50, Hot 30 voting for hottest biofuels, renewable chemicals companies

October 15, 2012 |

In Florida, with just four days of voting left in the Hot 50 and Hot 30 rankings, OriginOil took the lead in Hot 50 Twitter voting, while Genomatica took the lead for the Hot 30. This year, 10 percent of the overall rankings will be apportioned to Twitter votes – and dozens of companies have […]

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Genomatica heads for renewable chemicals commercialization with $41.5M Series D venture round; Italian chemicals giant Versalis joins as investor

Genomatica heads for renewable chemicals commercialization with $41.5M Series D venture round; Italian chemicals giant Versalis joins as investor

August 3, 2012 |

In California, Genomatica announced it has raised an additional $41.5 million in a Series D round of preferred stock financing.  The investment featured strategic partners, including new investor and partner Versalis, the largest Italian chemical company. Existing investors Alloy Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Mohr Davidow Ventures, TPG Biotech, VantagePoint Capital Partners and Waste Management also […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Genomatica

On the Move in Biofuels: Genomatica

May 1, 2012 |

In California, Genomatica announced that it has hired Jeff Lievense, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President, Process Technology.  Lievense served at Amyris from December 2007 until April 2012, most recently as Executive Vice President, Process Development.

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