Tag: Heliae

State of the Algae Industry: 10 Top-Level commercial leaders look at the path to scale

State of the Algae Industry: 10 Top-Level commercial leaders look at the path to scale

October 1, 2014 |

10 leaders, 10 enterprises, 10 paths to scale — what’s really key to making algae a commercial crop for feed, fuel and pharma, soon? This week at the Algae Biomass Summit, a pair of key sessions featured 10 of the leading companies in the algae sector: Paul Woods, CEO, Algenol Jason Kolb, VP, Algix Tim […]

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Heliae: Big Changes at the Top

Heliae: Big Changes at the Top

August 19, 2014 |

CEO Dan Simon and COO Adrian Galvez head for the exit; CFO Craig Johnson becomes interim CEO. What happened? The Digest relates the tale. In Arizona, The Digest has learned that CFO Craig Johnson will become interim chief executive officer of Heliae, effective immediately. He takes over from CEO Dan Simon, who will be moving […]

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Heliae: Big Changes at the Top

Heliae: Big Changes at the Top

August 18, 2014 |

CEO Dan Simon and COO Adrian Galvez head for the exit; CFO Craig Johnson becomes interim CEO. What happened? The Digest relates the tale. In Arizona, The Digest has learned that CFO Craig Johnson will become interim chief executive officer of Heliae, effective immediately. He takes over from CEO Dan Simon, who will be moving […]

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Pebbles into boulders: Heliae takes its algae technology to Japan in JV with Sincere Corporation 

Pebbles into boulders: Heliae takes its algae technology to Japan in JV with Sincere Corporation 

July 1, 2014 |

Heliae partners with Sincere Corporation for algae production venture to meet Japanese market demand for sustainable ingredients  In Arizona, Heliae announced a joint venture with top Japanese waste management and recycling company, Sincere Corporation, to develop a commercial algae production facility in Saga City, Japan. The joint venture has been named Alvita Corporation, and will […]

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9 Top Mindbending slides from ABLC

9 Top Mindbending slides from ABLC

April 28, 2014 |

Today: NREL, NexSteppe, Oberon, Cellana, Heliae and industry consultants Paul Bryan and David Dodds with some mindbending insights into the biobased fuels & chemicals markets. In our final wrap-up from 2014 ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington DC., we selected slides presented by CEOs from NexSteppe, Oberon, Cellana, Heliae, plus NREL’s Rich Bolin […]

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Heliae: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Heliae: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 1, 2014 |

Heliae develops advanced algae strains, production technology, and downstream processing equipment to optimize algae production for a range of product targets in the nutrition, therapeutics, agrosciences, health & beauty and specialty chemicals and fuels fields. Heliae, founded in 2008, has assembled algae production systems, contamination control. harvesting, product extraction and has developed a suite of […]

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On the move in the bioeconomy: Elevance, Heliae, Solena, LeSage, VecoPlan

On the move in the bioeconomy: Elevance, Heliae, Solena, LeSage, VecoPlan

January 23, 2014 |

In Illinois, Elevance Renewable Sciences announced that it has hired Robert “Bob” Kumpf as the company’s CTO. Prior to joining Elevance, Kumpf served as Chief Operating Officer at Plextronics and previously as Chief Administrative Officer at Bayer MaterialScience. In Arizona, Heliae announced the promotion of Adrian Galvez to COO, Fred Tennant to VP of Business […]

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Industrial biobased ventures raise $364M in Q3 2013; 5-Minute Guide to the bioinvesting landscape

Industrial biobased ventures raise $364M in Q3 2013; 5-Minute Guide to the bioinvesting landscape

October 22, 2013 |

Biobased investing continues surging, both direct and via strategics. The Digest has the data and the scoop in our 5-Minute Guide. In Florida, Biofuels Digest reports that 9 biobased ventures raised $363.8 million in new capital in 2013, compared to $435 million in Q2, and $434 million in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013. Overall, the […]

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Turning Algae’s Golden Corner: Triton, Sapphire Energy, Heliae, Rincon, and Monsanto

Turning Algae’s Golden Corner: Triton, Sapphire Energy, Heliae, Rincon, and Monsanto

October 2, 2013 |

How and why a foundational technology led to Sapphire, then spun out again and led to Triton, and attracted investment from Heliae. It seems a long time ago now that, out of Dr. Steve Mayfield’s lab at Scripps and later at the University of California at San Diego, a series of discoveries made it possible, […]

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Zero Mix Thirty: Heliae debuts Volaris, for algae at scale

Zero Mix Thirty: Heliae debuts Volaris, for algae at scale

April 24, 2013 |

Heliae emerges from stealth with Volaris — its next-gen algae platform — “This technology will unlock the industry,” the company says. Is the secret in the mixology? OK, algae fans, you’ve been waiting a long while for a production platform that will produce algae on a commercially competitive basis. It’s been like the search for […]

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