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Cellular Agriculture – Meatless Meat: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to MeaTech

Cellular Agriculture – Meatless Meat: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to MeaTech

October 19, 2021 |

Slaughter-free meat and reduced emissions – sounds like a win-win. What does the meat factory of the future look like? What’s the forecast of cultured meat? What is MeaTech’s cell-based process and cultured meat vision?

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Biocontrols as the Pivot Point in the Push for Sustainable Ag Practices

Biocontrols as the Pivot Point in the Push for Sustainable Ag Practices

October 18, 2021 |

By Patrice Sellès, CEO, Biotalys Special to The Digest While our global food system is still incredibly dependent on chemical-based pesticides and fertilizers, pest resistance is building in our fields and costs continue to climb thanks to escalating fuel costs and global events like the Chinese phosphate export ban. As supply concerns create massive price […]

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Better Fuels & Better Vehicles: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines

Better Fuels & Better Vehicles: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines

October 18, 2021 |

This just released slide guide looks at the Co-optimization of Fuels & Engines initiative’s accomplishments, what might come next for internal combustion engine research in a rapidly changing world, factoring in increased vehicle electrification and a pressing need to reduce the carbon intensity of transportation, and more.

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Crops, Genetics, Feedstocks, Supply Chains: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to State of the Sector

Crops, Genetics, Feedstocks, Supply Chains: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to State of the Sector

October 17, 2021 |

Whether you are using novel crops, residues, developing supply-chains, or developing new feedstocks for the bioeconomy, this is an exclusive Digest slide guide you won’t want to miss! Straight from our recent State of the Sector presentation at ABLC CONNECT.

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Competitive Edge: Carbon BioCapture’s microalgal tech fights the good fight

Competitive Edge: Carbon BioCapture’s microalgal tech fights the good fight

October 14, 2021 |

Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? The fundamental difference between point-source capture and direct air capture is the dilution state of the CO2. Imagine a river […]

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Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF Update

Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to SAF Update

October 14, 2021 |

U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Acting Director Dr. Valerie Sarisky-Reed shared this illuminating slide guide on the work supported and funded by BETO, what is next for sustainable aviation fuel under the multi-agency Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge collaboration and more.

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How Feasible are Biofuels in Marine Applications?: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Marine Biofuels

How Feasible are Biofuels in Marine Applications?: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Marine Biofuels

October 13, 2021 |

Do biofuels have potential for the maritime sector? Should BETO implement a biofuels program for large ocean-going vessels to meet the International Maritime Organization’s carbon reduction goals (a 40% reduction relative to 2008 levels by 2030, and between 50% and 100% reduction by 2050)? Find out what the challenges are, potential pathways, the latest framework […]

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CRISPR: A Climate Change Resilience and Food Safety Milestone

CRISPR: A Climate Change Resilience and Food Safety Milestone

October 12, 2021 |

By Jeffrey Wang, Associate, Global Food Safety Forum Special to The Digest Developing a sustainable global food system that ensures access to a sufficient supply of nutritious, diverse and safe food for all, and simultaneously limits the impact on the environment, is one of the key challenges in the next few decades. Therefore, identifying technologies […]

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Disrupting Health & Beauty Products: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

Disrupting Health & Beauty Products: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Amyris

October 12, 2021 |

Amyris shared this illuminating slide guide with investors and now you can check it out too. From their thoughts on the bio-revolution, their mission, their lab-to-market proprietary system, ingredients pipeline, consumer brands, and how they are changing the global beauty and personal care market one ingredient at a time, this is one slide guide you […]

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On the Move – U.S. EPA, Aemetis, Transform Materials, Swift Biosciences, Neste, Avantium, U.S. Grains Council and more

On the Move – U.S. EPA, Aemetis, Transform Materials, Swift Biosciences, Neste, Avantium, U.S. Grains Council and more

October 11, 2021 |

There was quite a bit of movement the past few months in the biobased world. From the U.S. EPA appointing a new Agriculture Advisor, a former Chevron expert joining Aemetis for renewable jet/diesel projects, 2 new VPs at Transform Materials, Swift Biosciences President & CEO moving over to KromaTiD, several changes at Neste, a new […]

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