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Novozymes: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Novozymes is “the world leader in bioinnovation”. The company’s business is industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. Our biological solutions help companies make more from less, as our solutions save energy and raw materials, and reduce waste. The result is higher quality, lower costs, lower CO2 emissions, and a better environment. With over 700 products […]

March 5, 2014 More

Novozymes joins Advanced Ethanol Council

In Washington, Novozymes has joined the Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC). The Danish company operates the largest enzyme plant dedicated to biofuel production in the United States in Blair, Nebraska. The $200 million plant specializes in making world-leading enzymes, a key technology component for both the conventional and advanced biofuel markets. “Novozymes and the Advanced Ethanol […]

March 3, 2014 More

Novozymes, Monsanto complete closing for BioAg Alliance

In Denmark, Novozymes and Monsanto announced the completed closing of the The BioAg Alliance, as originally announced on December 10, 2013. Both companies will now focus on implementing the long-term strategic alliance. The BioAg Alliance is unique in the industry, bringing together Novozymes’ commercial BioAg operations and capabilities within microbial discovery, development and production with […]

February 11, 2014 More

Bring Out Your Dead! As renewable equities soar, integrated oilcos sputter

What’s going on – aren’t biofuels supposed to be dead, and fracking changing everything forever in oil & gas? Yet, tough times for growth at the public oil companies, while bellwether renewable fuel equities are on the rise. Why aren’t results tracking the hype? It’s earnings season — time to look away from the pundits, […]

February 6, 2014 More

Novozymes sees India growing into top market over next few years

In India, Novozymes expects the country to become one of its biggest markets during the next few years thanks in large part to an increased oil import bill that will further support use of domestically produced biofuels. The country imports 80% of its fuel but is mandated to blend 20% ethanol by 2017. Novozymes expects […]

February 3, 2014 More

Biodiesel 2.0- the next chapter for America’s favorite advanced biofuel

Snubbed by Washington as the EPA slashes biodiesel targets despite record production. Now, the National Biodiesel Board gathers for its annual convention, in San Diego, to chart the next moves on its innovative path. What could biodiesel 2.0 look like? Can it really lop 70-80 cents per gallon off the cost by opening up low-cost […]

January 20, 2014 More

Viesel Fuel completes biodiesel process with Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication

In Florida, Viesel Fuel has developed a biodiesel production process using enzymes to produce at a rate of 5 MMgy, in collaboration with Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication. The technology recovers and reuses the enzymes to catalyze several batches, making enzymes affordable, with resin-based technology used to bring the crude biodiesel technology up to ASTM specifications. […]

January 6, 2014 More

Novozymes VP Business Operations discusses the importance of biotechnology at reception in Pakistan

In Pakistan, 4-Traders reports that Novozymes’ VP Business Operations, Tina Sejersgård Fanø, spoke at a reception marking 13 years of Novozymes in Pakistan. The article quotes Fanø, ”Today, businesses that focus on the use of industrial biotechnology have re-engineered thousands of everyday products and become business leaders with a strong sustainable performance. Pakistan with its […]

January 5, 2014 More

Novozymes to turn up focus on Pakistan

In Denmark, Novozymes will increase its focus on Pakistan in the coming year after working in the country for 13 years. At a reception to mark the 13 years of cooperation, Tina Fano, VP of Business Operations, indicated that “Pakistan with its large and diversified industries can develop new value-adding products and mark its positive […]

December 29, 2013 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