Category: Top Stories

The Digest’s Top 10 Advanced Bioeconomy Markets and Predictions for 2021

The Digest’s Top 10 Advanced Bioeconomy Markets and Predictions for 2021

January 5, 2021 |

A mere “The Year in Rewind” as we sail into 2021? Not the good ship Digest! Instead, we dust off our crystal ball and offer our predictions for the year ahead. As the sunset of 2020 gives way to the dawn of 2021, once again roll the dice as we list the Digest’s 10 Top […]

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Fracking Corn! Novozymes taps a gusher for hardy biorefiners, in a corn oil extraction breakthrough

Fracking Corn! Novozymes taps a gusher for hardy biorefiners, in a corn oil extraction breakthrough

January 4, 2021 |

Fortiva Hemi launches with 9-figure upside potential for US biorefining industry. From North Carolina comes news that Novozymes launched Fortiva Hemi to increase revenues for the enervated but still enthusiastic corn biorefineries of the US heartland. Fortiva Hemi is a cocktail of novel enzymes for liquefaction that deliver greater than 10% oil yield improvement and […]

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On the Move – Total Corbion PLA’s new CEO and CFO, cannabinoid company gets new CEO, Eco Wave Power gets new CFO, BASF board and personnel changes, PNNL and more

On the Move – Total Corbion PLA’s new CEO and CFO, cannabinoid company gets new CEO, Eco Wave Power gets new CFO, BASF board and personnel changes, PNNL and more

January 4, 2021 |

It’s a new year with new moves and we have lots of that going on in the bioeconomy recently with Total Corbion PLA’s new CEO Thomas Philipon and new CFO Chiel Rietvelt, Rebecca Bagley as new CEO of Cannex Scientific which works on cannabinoid-based therapeutics, wave energy developer Eco Wave Power’s new CFO, Aharon Yehuda, […]

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The 50 Hottest Companies in Biodesign & Engineering

The 50 Hottest Companies in Biodesign & Engineering

January 3, 2021 |

In Florida, the 2021 rankings for the 50 Hottest Organizations in Biodesign & Engineering was published today, as voted by invited international Selectors and subscribers of The Daily Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily, and part of the overall 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy rankings. The annual rankings recognize innovation and achievement in […]

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The 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy — Agriculture and Nutrition, 2021

The 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy — Agriculture and Nutrition, 2021

December 31, 2020 |

In Florida, the 2021 50 Hottest Companies in Agriculture and Nutrition was published today, as voted by invited international Selectors and subscribers of The Daily Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily. The annual rankings recognize innovation and achievement in fuel, chemicals, materials, advanced foods, genetics, advanced biological and process engineering and integrated biorefinery development, and […]

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Hot 50 2021 – 50 Hottest Companies in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials

Hot 50 2021 – 50 Hottest Companies in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials

December 30, 2020 |

In Florida, the 2021 50 Hottest Companies in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials was published today, as voted by invited international Selectors and subscribers of The Daily Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily. One theme that stood out was deployment at commercial-scale. 9 of the top 10 had reached full commercial-scale, and 38 of […]

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India a hotbed of innovations this week: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 30th

India a hotbed of innovations this week: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 30th

December 29, 2020 |

Half of this week’s Top 8 Innovations are from India, a large visionary country that has been looking at biobased alternatives for almost anything. From incorporating vegan leather made from peas and mushrooms into luxury mean’s shoes to greener green tea with teabags made from leaves, coconut waste straws, and another leather maker using coconut […]

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Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

December 28, 2020 |

As we wrap up 2020 this week, The Digest brings you the hottest Top 10 slide guides from this crazy year where we tried our best to make lemonade from lemons! So what did you click on the most this year? What slide guides did you find the most intriguing? In today’s Digest, we look […]

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Top 20 Stories of 2020

Top 20 Stories of 2020

December 27, 2020 |

2020 showed us alot of things, but one thing it emphasized bigtime is that we are all connected on this planet. A virus spread like wildfire because of our connectedness with each other. If you had predicted we’d be in a global pandemic fighting an invisible enemy, cruises shut down, travel limited, healthcare workers hailed […]

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Whisky Project squeezes every wee dram, insects could be key to Mars colonization, commercial-scale lab-grown chicken, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 25th

Whisky Project squeezes every wee dram, insects could be key to Mars colonization, commercial-scale lab-grown chicken, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of December 25th

December 24, 2020 |

Some of you may be celebrating the holidays with a bit of whisky – or ‘whiskey’ in some countries – but who knew this distilled alcoholic beverage could be so handy for the bioeconomy! The Whisky Project led by the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, includes Horizon Proteins, MiAlgae, and BioPower Technologies working to maximize value […]

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