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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for October 13, 2015

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015 |

Here are the winning Photo Votes for the week in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. This week, with the Hot 40 roaring swiftly to a close, we’re focused on Hot 40 Photo Votes. All Hot 50 photo votes for this week will join the competition next week. “There’s nothing like […]

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MBI issued patent for AFEX biomass pretreatment technology and hits 500-batch production milestone

MBI issued patent for AFEX biomass pretreatment technology and hits 500-batch production milestone

September 19, 2015 |

In Michigan, MBI’s AFEX biomass pretreatment technology has been issued a US patent, by the USPTO. A video about AFEX technology and its potential impact can be found here. The AFEX technology was conceived at MBI in 2010, this technology enables “low-cost production of AFEX pretreated biomass, while cost-effectively recycling and reusing the catalyst used during […]

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Ending the pretreatment crisis? The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to MBI’s AFEX cellulosic pretreatment technology

Ending the pretreatment crisis? The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to MBI’s AFEX cellulosic pretreatment technology

September 19, 2015 |

For every ton of corn, wheat, and rice harvested today, an equal amount of biomass is left behind on the fields. Within this biomass — of which nearly 2 billion tons are produced each year around the world — nature locks away huge stores of inaccessible sugars. But it requires pre-treatment, which has proven to […]

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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for September 19, 2015

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for September 19, 2015

September 19, 2015 |

Here are the winning Photo Votes for the week in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. “There’s nothing like a photo vote to help a company,” said Digest editor Jim Lane, “in the strange and microscopic world of industrial biotechnology — to visualize its creativity, company spirit, and communicate a fun, positive […]

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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: MBI Photo Votes for 2015-16

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: MBI Photo Votes for 2015-16

September 11, 2015 |

Here are the photo votes received for MBI in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here.

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The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for September 11, 2015

The Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy: Winning Photo Votes for September 11, 2015

September 10, 2015 |

Here are the winning Photo Votes for the week in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. “There’s nothing like a photo vote to help a company,” said Digest editor Jim Lane, “in the strange and microscopic world of industrial biotechnology — to visualize its creativity, company spirit, and communicate a fun, positive […]

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4 Minutes with…Chad Pastor, Business Development Manager, MBI

4 Minutes with…Chad Pastor, Business Development Manager, MBI

August 23, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. MBI is a non-profit company committed to accelerating biobased and sustainable technologies to commercialization through its innovative derisking process. In addition to derisking technologies for clients, MBI is working to commercialize three major biobased technologies; the most revolutionary of these being AFEX biomass […]

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Michigan Biotechnology Institute: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Michigan Biotechnology Institute: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

March 22, 2015 |

MBI (Michigan Biotechnology Institute) is both a premier multidisciplinary center sought out by industry partners for unique derisking capabilities and a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit inspired by a mission to enhance quality of life by collaboratively accelerating the commercialization of sustainable biobased technologies. Founded in 1981, Lansing, Michigan based MBI is closely affiliated with MSU and is […]

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4 minutes with… James Wynn, Director Bio-based Technology Derisking, MBI

4 minutes with… James Wynn, Director Bio-based Technology Derisking, MBI

February 5, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. MBI is a non-profit company, committed to accelerating bio-based and sustainable technologies to commercialization, through its pioneering derisking process. In addition to derisking technologies for clients, MBI is working to commercialize 3 major bio-based technologies, the most revolutionary of these being the AFEX […]

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Cool Planet surges into leads in Transformative Technologies 2014 early voting

Cool Planet surges into leads in Transformative Technologies 2014 early voting

March 18, 2014 |

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 […]

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