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Green Earth Institute aims to produce green chemicals from oil palm waste in Malaysia

Green Earth Institute aims to produce green chemicals from oil palm waste in Malaysia

February 19, 2019 |

In Japan, Green Earth Institute plans to start producing high value chemicals— alanine and valine—from oil palm waste using its technology in a Malaysian trial by 2022 with hopes of partnering with companies such as Sime Darby. Empty fruit bunches will be used but also palm trunks. GEI, started in 2011 with funds from the […]

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Green Earth Institute Co. receives Series B investment from Sustainable Conversion Ventures

Green Earth Institute Co. receives Series B investment from Sustainable Conversion Ventures

April 25, 2016 |

In California, Green Earth Institute Co. has closed its Series B investment round with an investment agreement from Sustainable Conversion Ventures. GEI is a startup from the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) in 2011 to commercialize bioconversion systems featuring growth-arrested Coryneform bacteria strains that achieve near theoretical maximums of chemical production […]

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