Tag: LanzaTech

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LanzaTech moves HQ to Illinois Science and Technology Park

In Illinois, LanzaTech will be establishing its global headquarters in Skokie, Governor Pat Quinn announced. The new location will also house the company’s research and development center, which recently received a $17 million investment. The new corporate headquarters, which will include proprietary synthetic biology and gas fermentation science, will be at the Illinois Science and […]

April 7, 2014 More

Cool Planet surges into leads in Transformative Technologies 2014 early voting

Fresh faces and major players among the early leaders as voting gets underway. In Florida, The Digest announced that Cool Planet is now leading in two categories in early-voting for Transformative Technologies 2014. The Colorado-based early stage company is ahead for Conversion technology (liquid) and Transformative biomased material. DuPont continues to lead for Organic Catalyst […]

March 18, 2014 More

LanzaTech: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company description: LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high biodiversity land use. The proprietary gas-to-liquid platform produces fuels and high value chemicals such as 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO) and acetic acid from a variety of waste gas resources. The production […]

February 13, 2014 More

LanzaTech, Sapphire Energy, Gevo, Enerkem CEOs commit to ABLC 2014

Holmgren, Warner, Gruber, Chornet to address “Hot Companies: The Global Growth Perspective” on opening morning of ABLC 2014. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Sapphire Energy CEO Cynthia “CJ ” Warner, Gevo CEO Pat Grubner and Enerkem CEO Vincent Chornet will present addresses on ABLC 2014′s opening morning — under the […]

January 9, 2014 More

Special Asia Biofuels Report: The Top 10 Stories of the Year, and More

Asia looks at petroleum reserves and exploration and concludes: our future is in biomass. As we wrote in 2012: “There’s only one complete region for biofuels where abundant feedstock, lack of oil & gas production, rising energy demand and supportive government policy come together — and that is Asia.” The feedstock comes in three flavors. […]

December 24, 2013 More

Evonik and LanzaTech sign 3-year development deal for biobased plastics

Synthetic biology to enable the production of bioprocessed precursors for specialty plastics made of synthesis gas. In Germany, Evonik Industries and LanzaTech have signed a three year research cooperation agreement which will see Evonik combining its existing biotechnology platforms with LanzaTech’s synthetic biology and gas fermentation expertise for the development of a route to bioprocessedn […]

December 9, 2013 More

Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Co. recieves RSB certification

In China, Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Co. Ltd has earned a sustainability certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Services Foundation for the joint venture’s waste steel mill gas to biofuel plant. It is the first RSB-certified biofuel plant in China, and the first to receive this certification for industrial carbon […]

November 11, 2013 More

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part V of 5

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends — today, a focus on politics, government, financing and deployment. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC […]

October 30, 2013 More

No Matter the Question, the Answer is Four: four-carbon molecules and the big opportunity for biotech

Solo, duet, trio, or chamber orchestra? Bah! The hottest music in all of the bioeconomy are the quartets. That is, the four-carbon molecules that have the best combination of market size and favorable economic conditions. An announcement by LanzaTech and SK Innovations on butadiene confirms the trend. In the final movement of Beethoven’s String Quartet […]

October 16, 2013 More

Highlights from 2013 ABLC-Next; hot slides, hot perspectives, Part I

As ABLC-Next concludes, here is the first installment in a review of the hottest slides, stories, intrigue and perspective from the Big Conversation amongst the bioeconomy’s elite. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and the convergence of advanced biofuels leaders in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene in Washington DC on […]

October 14, 2013 More