Tag: AMyris

Amyris teams with Ginkgo Bioworks on new cultured ingredients

Amyris teams with Ginkgo Bioworks on new cultured ingredients

September 15, 2016 |

In California, Amyris announced that it has completed a subsequent collaboration agreement with Ginkgo Bioworks, which is expected to be approved by the boards of both companies. The agreement finalizes details of how the two companies will jointly develop cultured products more efficiently and cost effectively, accelerating time to market. This breakthrough biotech collaboration was […]

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Gates Backs Renmatix; Total takes 1 million ton/year cellulosic sugar license

Gates Backs Renmatix; Total takes 1 million ton/year cellulosic sugar license

September 15, 2016 |

In Pennsylvania, Bill Gates is leading the latest investment round into the pioneering cellulosic sugars producer Renmatix as energy giant Total joins in with second investment and a 1 million ton per year license. Gates is the chairman of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition— along with Zuckerberg, Branson, Bezos, Steyer, Khosla, Doerr, and 20 others who […]

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Amyris’ Biossance Launches “Breakthrough, Innovative” Modeling Mask

Amyris’ Biossance Launches “Breakthrough, Innovative” Modeling Mask

August 28, 2016 |

In California, Amyris launched The Detoxifier, an innovative, new modeling mask for the face. This mask gently detoxifies and deeply hydrates the face, while calming and soothing the skin with squalane. This single-use, peel off modeling mask is the latest in a full line-up of products from Biossance that embodies the brand’s philosophy of providing […]

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Amyris’ Biossance Launches The Illuminator Eye Gel

Amyris’ Biossance Launches The Illuminator Eye Gel

August 20, 2016 |

In California, Biossance has launched The Illuminator, a dual peptide, weightless eye gel with what the company dubbed “exceptional clinical results”. This new, nontoxic product uses weightless, hydrating, 100% plant-derived squalane with dual peptides to reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness along with cell extract from Swiss apples to rejuvenate the delicate skin […]

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The New Colossus: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

The New Colossus: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

August 14, 2016 |

In California, Amyris reported a Q2 net loss of $13.8M on revenues of $9,6M, up from $7.8M in Q2 2015. Revenues rose 27% from the corresponding period in 2015 primarily driven by the shipment of a new novel fragrance product, as well as Neossance Squalane sales. At the same time, Amyris, which has recorded $18.4M […]

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Amyris: The New Colossus aims to unlock its Golden Door

Amyris: The New Colossus aims to unlock its Golden Door

August 14, 2016 |

In California, Amyris reported a Q2 net loss of $13.8M on revenues of $9,6M, up from $7.8M in Q2 2015. Revenues rose 27% from the corresponding period in 2015 primarily driven by the shipment of a new novel fragrance product, as well as Neossance Squalane sales. At the same time, Amyris, which has recorded $18.4M […]

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American Refining Group invests in Novvi to accelerate renewable base oils, lubricants

American Refining Group invests in Novvi to accelerate renewable base oils, lubricants

July 20, 2016 |

In California, American Refining Group has committed to a 33.3% equity investment into Novvi , a joint venture of Amyris and Cosan. Both Amyris and Cosan will continue to hold share ownership stakes in Novvi, together with ARG. It’s not a tiny market by any means. The global markets for base oils and lubricants, are expected […]

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American Refining Group commits to 33.3% equity in Amyris-Cosan JV

American Refining Group commits to 33.3% equity in Amyris-Cosan JV

July 19, 2016 |

In California, American Refining Group, Inc. and Novvi LLC, a joint venture of Amyris, Inc and Cosan S.A. announced that ARG has committed to a 33.3% equity investment into the joint venture. Both Amyris and Cosan will continue to hold share ownership stakes in Novvi, together with ARG. Novvi’s products and technology are recognized by […]

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Amyris busts a move: major deals with Givaudan, Ginkgo

Amyris busts a move: major deals with Givaudan, Ginkgo

June 29, 2016 |

Zombies with attitude. New partnerships for making magic molecules and exploitin’ the heck out of ’em. These days, nothing in Hollywood beats a great zombie movie, more than 50 have been released in recent years. Zombies rise from the dead, and change everything around them. It’s not always pretty, or predictable, but they’re a disruptive force. […]

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Amyris announces Cathay Pacific’s two-year commitment to flying with its fuel

Amyris announces Cathay Pacific’s two-year commitment to flying with its fuel

June 13, 2016 |

In California, Amyris announced that on May 29, 2016 Cathay Pacific commenced a two-year program of flights from Toulouse to Hong Kong using Amyris renewable jet fuel.  The initial 12-hour flight was the longest flight using a renewable jet fuel to date, further underpinning the ‘drop-in’ characteristics of Amyris Biojet fuels. Cathay took delivery of […]

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