Tag: Novozymes

Novozymes and Roskilde University discover super-producing enzyme

Novozymes and Roskilde University discover super-producing enzyme

November 17, 2014 |

In Denmark, researchers at Novozymes and Roskilde University say the artificial enzyme they have jointly developed is almost twice as effective as the enzymes found in nature being used to create cellulosic ethanol. Enzymes for cellulosic ethanol are typically very expensive but doubling the production capacity could help to bring down the cost of production […]

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Dr. Debbie Yaver of Novozymes named winner of BIO’s first Rosalind Franklin Award

Dr. Debbie Yaver of Novozymes named winner of BIO’s first Rosalind Franklin Award

November 10, 2014 |

In Washington, BIO has announced Dr. Debbie Yaver, Director of Expression Technology, Genomics, and Bioinformatics at Novozymes, as the recipient of the first annual Rosalind Franklin Award for leadership in industrial biotechnology. The Rosalind Franklin Award is a newly established annual award to honor an outstanding woman in the field of industrial biotechnology and bioprocessing. […]

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Good times for now, headwinds on the horizon:  Q3 earnings time for the advanced bioeconomy, energy

Good times for now, headwinds on the horizon: Q3 earnings time for the advanced bioeconomy, energy

October 30, 2014 |

Novozymes, Shell, BP, Clariant, Green Plains and Pacific Ethanol report — what’s the trend, what’s new, what’s troubling? The Digest looks into the results. In the first half of November we will be hearing from a slew of companies regarding Q3 earnings — but earnings season is well underway already, and we have good indicators […]

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Novozymes announces Q3 results with 9% growth, robust sales

Novozymes announces Q3 results with 9% growth, robust sales

October 27, 2014 |

In Denmark, Novozymes has announced their Q3 results, with sales in line with expectations and an increase in outlook for full-year profit. CEO Peder Holk Nielsen noted that the technology developed from the starch processing industry resulted in a 23% increase in sales, driving up Novozyme’s overall sales growth. Nielsen chalks the success up to […]

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Novozymes launches Medley enzyme for detergent producers

Novozymes launches Medley enzyme for detergent producers

October 13, 2014 |

In Denmark, Novozymes has launched their Medley enzyme solution, a multi-enzyme solution for small and mid-sized detergent producers. Available in five versions, the solution is tailored to the specific stain removals most needed in different geographies such as Europe, Asia, China, and Africa. It’s the first blend of enzymes ever introduced for the broad market, […]

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RFS key to Novozymes’ cellulosic ethanol success

RFS key to Novozymes’ cellulosic ethanol success

October 8, 2014 |

In Denmark, first generation corn ethanol enzyme sales rose 24% in the first half of 2014 for Novozymes, thanks in large part to new customers and a 9% increase in overall ethanol production, but key to the company’s success will be the cellulosic ethanol blending mandates coming out of the RFS. That move will be […]

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The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

September 8, 2014 |

In Florida, The Digest is reporting voting from the earliest precincts in the Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 ballots. These votes are based entirely to date on subscriber voting. Photo Votes are now being tallied, and the voting by the invited International Board of Selectors will begin later this month. With early precincts […]

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Novozymes: “Oil companies are the only interface to consumers” for advanced biofuels.

Novozymes: “Oil companies are the only interface to consumers” for advanced biofuels.

September 3, 2014 |

In Denmark, Novozymes CEO Peder Holk Nielsen said that the issue facing the advancement of next-generation biofuels is “access to consumers and you see that clearly in the U.S.,” and told Bllomberg that “Oil companies don’t promote this technology and they are the only interface to the consumers as they control gas stations.” Neilsen added […]

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Novozymes sales up, growth down as expected for Q2

Novozymes sales up, growth down as expected for Q2

August 17, 2014 |

In Denmark, Novozymes has announced its results for the first half of FY 2014. Sales grew by 8% organically, but sales growth slowed as expected after a strong first quarter. “It’s been a good first half for Novozymes”, says Novozymes CEO Peder Holk Nielsen. “Sales growth was in line with expectations and earnings were strong. […]

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Novozymes enzymes confirm 6% production edge

Novozymes enzymes confirm 6% production edge

August 11, 2014 |

In Nebraska, Novozymes’ enzymes will allow ethanol producers to unlock more energy from each corn kernel, producing 5% more fuel while using 8% less energy. Said Delayne Johnson, chief executive of Iowa ethanol producer Quad Corn Processors, the company now gets 6 percent more ethanol per corn bushel, and that the star engineer in charge […]

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