Tag: Genomatica

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for the week of September 8, 2014

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for the week of September 8, 2014

September 14, 2014 |

Here are the winning photo votes chosen for the week starting 9/1/14 in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. “There’s nothing like a photo vote to help a company — in the strange and microscopic world of industrial biotechnology — to visualize its creativity, company spirit, and communicate […]

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The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

September 8, 2014 |

In Florida, The Digest is reporting voting from the earliest precincts in the Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 ballots. These votes are based entirely to date on subscriber voting. Photo Votes are now being tallied, and the voting by the invited International Board of Selectors will begin later this month. With early precincts […]

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69% of chemical industry has embraced sustainability, says Genomatica and ICIS survey

69% of chemical industry has embraced sustainability, says Genomatica and ICIS survey

September 8, 2014 |

In California, Genomatica has announced the results of a survey on sustainability issues in the chemical industry. Key findings from 958 respondents include: 69% say their company has a sustainability policy in place or are currently developing one. 67% describe their company’s top business priority in sustainability as either promoting or marketing sustainable products, taking […]

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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for the week of September 1, 2014

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for the week of September 1, 2014

September 7, 2014 |

Here are the winning photo votes chosen for the week starting 9/1/14 in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. “There’s nothing like a photo vote to help a company — in the strange and microscopic world of industrial biotechnology — to visualize its creativity, company spirit, and communicate […]

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The Hottest Companies: Genomatica Photo Votes for 2014-15

The Hottest Companies: Genomatica Photo Votes for 2014-15

September 7, 2014 |

Here are the photo votes received for Genomatica in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here. Above: Photo Vote of the week for 9/8/14 PHOTO VOTE of the WEEK for 9/1/14 (below)

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Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica receive World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer awards

Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica receive World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer awards

September 1, 2014 |

In Switzerland, the World Economic Forum has named both Cambrian Innovation and Genomatica as a 2015 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Cambrian employs a bioelectric technology to cost-effectively clean wastewater by generating significant clean energy in the process, assisting with sustainable management of water resources. Genomatica, on the other hand, was recognized for its biotechnology-based […]

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Route 6,6: Is biobased the new highway to the old nylon?

Route 6,6: Is biobased the new highway to the old nylon?

August 5, 2014 |

If you get hip to this nylon tip, and take a California trip, you’ll get a kick from Genomatica’s new route to 6,6. From California, we’ve learned that Genomatica is going public with its third development program, entering into the world of biobased nylon intermediates – after its success in licensing its BDO process to […]

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Mötley Crue, Poison alert: INVISTA, BASF, and Genomatica team for sustainable spandex

Mötley Crue, Poison alert: INVISTA, BASF, and Genomatica team for sustainable spandex

July 10, 2014 |

We hear from the whispering winds of Wichita that INVISTA, the redoubtable owner of the Lycra and Stainmaster brands, amongst many others, has introduced the only commercial offering of a bio-derived spandex available globally and for use in a wide variety of apparel fabrics and garments. According to INVISTA: “Approximately 70 percent by weight of […]

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No Shortcuts to the Top: A Digest Special Report on Scale-up in Industrial Biotechnology

No Shortcuts to the Top: A Digest Special Report on Scale-up in Industrial Biotechnology

May 20, 2014 |

Like climbing major summits in the Himalayas, it’s tougher than it looks, and it looks purity darn tough. Scale-up in industrial biotechnology, that is — not for the faint-hearted. How do the masters of scale-up get it done? For starters, with “no shortcuts to the top”. Veteran Everest mountaineer Ed Viesturs probably said it best when he […]

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Genomatica awarded prestigious Bioeconomy Leadership Award

Genomatica awarded prestigious Bioeconomy Leadership Award

April 27, 2014 |

In California, Genomatic has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Bioeconomy Leadership Award, awarded by the Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. The company was recognized for driving the first genuine commercialization of a biobased process for the production of a high-volume intermediate chemical (1,4-butanediol, or BDO). Genomatica is also developing processes […]

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