Tag: AMyris

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Sao Martinho to Amyris: “We’re out”; Amyris to Sao Martinho: “Whoa, Nelly”

Sao Martinho to Amyris: “We’re out”; Amyris to Sao Martinho: “Whoa, Nelly”

July 1, 2015 |

In a Brazilian securities filing, with respect to the Joint Venture between São Martinho and Amyris, Sao Martinho reports “the non-achievement of certain contractual targets by Amyris, impacting the viability of the project. Thus, Sao Martinho decides not to approve the continuation of the Joint Venture Plant construction with the US company Amyris Inc. and its Brazilian […]

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Amyris agrees funding deal with Total and Temasek

Amyris agrees funding deal with Total and Temasek

June 30, 2015 |

In California, Amyris continues to go from stride to stride this week, now having agreed on key business terms with Total Energies Nouvelles Activités USA (a wholly owned subsidiary of Total S.A.) for restructuring its fuels joint venture to open the way for proceeding with commercialization of its jet fuel technology over the coming years. […]

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Amyris, Total to commercialize renewable, low-carbon jet fuel technology; Total takes 75% stake in JV

Amyris, Total to commercialize renewable, low-carbon jet fuel technology; Total takes 75% stake in JV

June 30, 2015 |

In California, Amyris announced that it has agreed on key business terms with Total for restructuring its fuels joint venture to open the way for proceeding with commercialization of its jet fuel technology over the coming years. Following the restructuring, Total would own 75% of the joint venture with Amyris. In conjunction with this transaction, […]

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Amyris successfully completes renewable diesel trial with Volkswagen

Amyris successfully completes renewable diesel trial with Volkswagen

June 29, 2015 |

In California, Amyris announced the successful completion of a diesel demonstration program with Volkswagen of America, Inc. that was designed to test the commercial readiness of Amyris renewable diesel and its ability to enhance VW’s innovative and advanced diesel technology. The collaboration included evaluating emissions reductions and demonstrating performance of Volkswagen’s existing TDI® Clean Diesel […]

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Amyris, Ipca Laboratories sign LOI for pharma ingredients

Amyris, Ipca Laboratories sign LOI for pharma ingredients

June 14, 2015 |

In California, Amyris and India’s Ipca Laboratories have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to establish an agreement for Amyris to supply a key starting material for an active pharmaceutical ingredient to Ipca. This initial ingredient is expected to enable Ipca to more reliably and cost effectively compete with other manufacturers in the production of […]

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3 Biobased Strategies to Beat $60 oil

3 Biobased Strategies to Beat $60 oil

June 3, 2015 |

Oil price predictions are all over the map. So, how are biobased businesses coping when no one quite knows what’s up with the incumbent? Amyris, Cellerate and Propel Fuels are three ventures showing the way(s) forward. If you think oil prices are on a rollercoaster this year, consider the world of oil price predictions. In […]

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Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

May 13, 2015 |

A period of lower-cost oil has, famously, descended on the market, reminding us that business models should always take into account “black swan” economic events such as the battle between OPEC and unconventional oil producers over some 10% of global market share, which has tumbled oil prices some 20% down, with US currency strength causing […]

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The commercialization of renewable fuels, chemicals and biobased product: 4 new views, in depth

The commercialization of renewable fuels, chemicals and biobased product: 4 new views, in depth

May 11, 2015 |

New targets, new markets, new tech, new methods, new outcomes. LanzaTech, Genomatica, Amyris and Brazil’s CTBE share in-depth presentations from the 37th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. 100 of the most fascinating slides you’ll see all year. This past week, a notable session wrapped up at the 3th SBFC convention, this one on […]

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Amyris reaches positive cash flow for Q1 2015; records more than $30M of cash revenue inflows

Amyris reaches positive cash flow for Q1 2015; records more than $30M of cash revenue inflows

May 5, 2015 |

In California, Amyris announced positive cash flow of $1.7 million in the first quarter despite negative currency effect of $1.2 million. Overall, Amyris recorded Q1 2015 non-GAAP cash revenue inflows of $30.3 million, compared with $17.9 million for Q1 2014. Total Q1 2015 revenues were $7.9 million, an increase of 30% compared with same quarter […]

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Amyris hosts launch preview event for Biossance, moisturizer product

Amyris hosts launch preview event for Biossance, moisturizer product

May 4, 2015 |

In California, Amyris previewed the launch of its new consumer branch, Biossance. The product features the company’s Neossance squalane, an advanced emollient that replenishes moisture in the skin by using a moisturizer already present naturally in the human body. The Biossance products will be distributed beginning in May, 2015. During the launch event, John Melo, […]

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