Category: Producer News

Microbial Robotics’ New Genetics Rights Management product platform enters international markets with patent filing

In Ohio, Microbial Robotics announced the publication of its Genetics Rights Management international patent application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. The PCT patent application is titled “Compositions, Systems and Methods for Protecting Genetically Modified Organisms from Unauthorized Use or Release into the Environment.” Instead of moving genetically modified organisms across borders, GeRM enables an open-like business […]

November 26, 2014 More

MakerBot Offers 3D Printed Products on Amazon.com

In New York, MakerBot is now offering ready-made MakerBot 3D printed products on Amazon.com. For the first time ever, MakerBot 3D printed products designed by MakerBot and 3D printed on MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers are available to Amazon customers in Amazon’s 3D Printing Store. Previously, consumers could only purchase MakerBot 3D designs and 3D printed […]

November 26, 2014 More

New bioplastics more flexible and with low migration suitable for food and textile sector

In Spain, AIMPLAS reports it has successfully completed its participation in the PLAPACK project, funded by Direct Innovation Line CDTI. The result of this 3 year long research is a new generation of biodegradable, compostable, low migration and high flexibility plastics of natural origin suitable for food contact. This new generation of bioplastics is a […]

November 26, 2014 More

Kaiima Establishes U.S. Operations

In Israel, Kaiima Bio-Agritech announced that it has established a wholly owned subsidiary in the U.S. to lead its North American activities. The office is located in St. Louis, Missouri, and is part of Kaiima’s global mission to bring its Enhanced Ploidy technology to key crop growing markets. This is a non-GMO technology platform, which is […]

November 26, 2014 More

CO2 Solutions Unveils New Carbon Capture Enzyme

In Canada, CO2 Solutions announced the completion of the internal development of a new high-performance carbonic anhydrase enzyme. In extensive bench testing, the new enzyme, named 1T1, has demonstrated longevity and catalytic performance significantly surpassing that of the best third-party enzymes used by CO2 Solutions to date. As such, 1T1 is expected to be the […]

November 26, 2014 More

BioNitrogen Receives Allocation of $300 Million to Issue Tax-Exempt Bonds for Taylor County Plant

In Florida, BioNitrogen Plant FL Taylor has been awarded $300 million of private activity bond volume cap allocation to issue tax-exempt bonds for the acquisition, development and construction of the plant in Taylor County, Florida. The $300 million allocation represents the second $300 million bond issue that BioNitrogen has received approval on from the Florida […]

November 26, 2014 More

Georgia Tech researchers part of international effort to create nanocellulose-based car parts

In Georgia, Carson Meredeth, professor and associate chair for graduate studies in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, is participating in an initiative to develop ultra-strong, lightweight automotive structural components reinforced with nanocellulose. Along with Meisha Shofner, associate professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering are representing Georgia Tech in a multi-entity […]

November 26, 2014 More

BASF divests Omega-3 production plant for natural fish oils to Marine Ingredients

In Germany, BASF signed a definitive agreement to sell its manufacturing facility for natural fish oils, medium-concentrated omega-3s, and customized bottled fish oil in Brattvåg, Norway, to Marine Ingredients. Both parties agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction, which is expected to be closed in Q1, 2015. As part of the agreement, the 47 […]

November 26, 2014 More

New U.S. Patent issued To Dyadic International

In Florida, Dyadic International announced that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,871,493 “Transformation system in the field of filamentous fungal hosts” by the USPTO. Dyadic’s President and CEO, Mark Emalfarb, stated, “This patent provides wide-ranging and comprehensive intellectual property protection to our C1 Expression System. The applications and methods claimed in this patent […]

November 19, 2014 More

Archoma reveals nature-inspired clothing colors with full traceability

In Switzerland, Archoma is combining the old and the new in a range of “biosynthetic” dyes for cotton and cellulose-based fabrics – EARTHCOLORS – which are derived from almond shells, saw palmetto, rosemary leaves, and other natural products. EARTHCOLORS make use of agriculture waste products that would otherwise be sent to landfill. They can be […]

November 19, 2014 More