Tag: OPX Bio

Cargill acquires OPX Biotechnologies

Cargill acquires OPX Biotechnologies

April 29, 2015 |

The Moguls of Minneapolis pick up an advantaged route to key renewable chemicals. News has filtered out from Cargill that the agricultural giant has acquired OPX Biotechnologies’ proprietary fermentation-based processes and systems. Bottom line, excepting the building, they bought essentially the entire company in an asset purchase. As is the usual practice at Fortress Cargill, terms were […]

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OPX Biotechnologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

OPX Biotechnologies: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 26, 2015 |

OPXBIO styles itself in the “Good Chemistry” business, developing and producing bio-based chemicals that deliver more sustainable value for customers compared to traditional petro-based chemicals. The company’s says that its patented, leading EDGE (Efficiency Directed Genome Engineering) technology “has proven advantages over traditional bioengineering approaches”. Primarily, EDGE enables OPXBIO to more rapidly engineer microbes and […]

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The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Biorefinery Developers: Looking at Alberta’s look at advanced biofuels

The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Biorefinery Developers: Looking at Alberta’s look at advanced biofuels

October 28, 2014 |

As Alberta looks at what might works for them in industrial biotech — Jacobs comes up with a useful take on Renmatix, GTI, LanzaTech, Enerkem, REG and OPX Bio — and 8 rules for getting it done, making it happen. While in Alberta last week, we came across a report commissioned by Alberta Innovates looking […]

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25 hot molecules, plus the hottest global policy initiatives — the coolest slides from from ABLC

25 hot molecules, plus the hottest global policy initiatives — the coolest slides from from ABLC

April 27, 2014 |

Today: Iogen, Butamax, POET, OPX Bio, Green Biologics, Mascoma and more – their molecules, their markets, how they offer transformation beyond petroleum. Experts from Iogen, Butamax, POET, OPX Bio, Green Biologics. Mascoma, the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials, the UN’s Renewable Reserves Accounting project, and Eastman Business Park were […]

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Building a chemical plant inside a microbe: Evonik, OPX BIO ink agreement for bio-based chemicals

Building a chemical plant inside a microbe: Evonik, OPX BIO ink agreement for bio-based chemicals

May 15, 2013 |

Speciality chems giant opts for the OPX Biotechnologies’ EDGE technology to slash development timelines and costs, and boost ROI. Making biobased work on price and performance. In Germany and Colorado, Evonik and OPX Biotechnologies have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a list of (undisclosed) bio-based specialty chemicals. Evonik is one of the world […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Gevo

On the Move in Biofuels: Gevo

March 20, 2013 |

In Colorado, Gevo appointed Dr. Stephen P. Toon as its Executive Vice President of Operations and Process Development. In his new role at Gevo, Dr. Toon will report to Christopher Ryan, Ph.D., President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Technology Officer, and will have overall responsibility for Gevo’s Luverne, Minn. facility from startup through to commercial […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: OPX Bio, Solazyme

On the Move in Biofuels: OPX Bio, Solazyme

February 6, 2013 |

In Colorado, OPX Biotechnologies appointed David Hogsett as vice president of research and development and chief technology officer. In the Netherlands, Avantium announced that it has added Solazyme CEO Jonathan Wolfson to its Supervisory Board.

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Gevo vs OPX Biotechnologies: Who's the Best?

Gevo vs OPX Biotechnologies: Who's the Best?

August 20, 2011 |

Background: This is a second round, Central Regional match-up between #1 seed Gevo and #9 seed OPX Biotechnologies, in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to the […]

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Elevance vs OPX Bio: Who's the Best?

Elevance vs OPX Bio: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #8 seed Elevance Renewable Sciences and #9 seed OPX Biotechnologies in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes […]

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Dow Chemical, OPX Bio ink bioacrylic deal

Dow Chemical, OPX Bio ink bioacrylic deal

[ 1 ] April 18, 2011 |

In Colorado, Dow Chemical and OPX Biotechnologies announced that they are collaborating to develop an industrial scale process for the production of bio-based acrylic acid from renewable feedstocks. Dow and OPXBIO recently signed a joint development agreement to prove the technical and economic viability of an industrial-scale process to produce acrylic acid using a fermentable sugar (such as corn and/or cane sugar) […]

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