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Engage the hyper-drive: Synbio’s fastest are going faster, bigger as Kytopen, Ginkgo, Twist Biosciences, Arzeda, TeselaGen feel the need for speed

Engage the hyper-drive: Synbio’s fastest are going faster, bigger as Kytopen, Ginkgo, Twist Biosciences, Arzeda, TeselaGen feel the need for speed

October 9, 2017 |

ENGAGE THE HYPER-DRIVE. Is everyone’s organism for making fuels, chemicals, materials, foods, flavors, fragrances and therapeutics — beautifully and slowly — heading for rapid obsolescence? “Everyone wants to make it faster,” notes Kytopen co-founder Cullen Buie. “Over the past 18 months, we discovered there’s a huge market for speed.” That’s one of the reasons why, […]

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The Rise of Organic Manufacturing: Ginkgo, Amyris, Genomatica’s circle of innovation is a trend to watch

The Rise of Organic Manufacturing: Ginkgo, Amyris, Genomatica’s circle of innovation is a trend to watch

September 29, 2016 |

The factories of old — a technological wave that swept in with the Industrial Revolution — these were inorganic manufacturing centers, and they are now the wave of the past. They used a suite of lifeless fossil ingredients and mechanical, lifeless manufacturing techniques. They might have been made fast through computers, sensors and robotics, but […]

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Ginkgo Bioworks brings on Peter Boynton as CCO, John Pierce as advisor

Ginkgo Bioworks brings on Peter Boynton as CCO, John Pierce as advisor

April 25, 2016 |

In California, Ginkgo Bioworks has named Peter Boynton its new Chief Commercialization Officer, effective early this summer. The company is seeking to expand into industrial strain improvement, enzymes, and commodity chemicals. To assist with this effort, industry veteran John Pierce has joined as an advisor. In his new role as Chief Commercialization Officer, Peter Boynton […]

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