GlycosBio vs Honeywell's UOP: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #12 seed GlycosBio and #5 seed Honeywell’s UOP 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 second-round (round of 32), and a shot at the Biofuels Sweet Sixteen.

The loser: Goes home.

Laurels: Honeywell’s UOP is the 15th ranked company in the 2010-11 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy poll. GlycosBio is currently unranked.

The match-up: UOP has been powering both thw aviation fuels sector with a series of partnerships with Solazyme, Sapphire and others, and also is a partner in Ensyn with a technology converting wastes and residues to fuels and chemicals. GlycosBio has discovered  metabolic pathways and biological processes around an abundant diversified set of feedstocks, like glycerin embedded within thin stillage or condensed syrup, from the ethanol industry, co-product streams from the oleochemicals industry, such as gums, or fatty acids. Its portfolio of microorganisms produce a variety of high-value chemicals.

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