OriginOil, Terrabon open big leads over Solazyme, Gevo in Tranformative Technologies

September 6, 2011 |

In Florida, OriginOil, Joule Unlimited, Terrabon and Novozymes took leads in the Elite Eight quarterfinals in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tournament.

“It’s early days, ” commented Digest editor Jim Lane, “but its stunning to see how companies like Terrabon and OriginOil have assembled such dedicated cadres of supporters amongst the Digest’s subscribers. Solazyme and Gevo, who are amongst the highest of high-flyers in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, have their work cut out for them in reaching the Final Four of Transformative Technologies.

Quarterfinal voting closes at 5pm ET Friday, September 9th. Winners in this round advance to the Final Four. Here are the vote totals (expressed in percentages) so far:

International Regional
Novozymes  54 vs LS9 46

Eastern Regional
Qteros 45 vs Joule  55

Central Regional
Gevo  38 vs Terrabon 62

Western Regional
Solazyme 41 vs OriginOil 59

Are your favorite technologies being overlooked, under voted? Take a moment to express your view.

Voting is open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here.

Transformative Technologies is a subscriber-voted, “knock-out” tournament which measures the impact of the competitor’s technologies on the bioenergy landscape. More than 400 pages of data on all the competitors (and more) is available here – also, individual match-ups include links to the most recent profiles submitted by companies for the 2011-12 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, which is coming up for voting in the 4th quarter of 2011.

The complete tournament bracket, with the most up to date scoring, is available for download here.

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