Tag: biochemistry

Avantium reaches Financial Close for its FDCA Flagship Plant

Avantium reaches Financial Close for its FDCA Flagship Plant

April 3, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V., a renewable chemistry tech company, said it reached Financial Close for the construction of its FDCA Flagship Plant in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The world’s first commercial FDCA factory is set to produce 5 kilotonnes of FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) per annum, the key building block for the 100% fossil-free, recyclable polymer […]

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Plant-Based Revolution: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

Plant-Based Revolution: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Calyxt

March 12, 2022 |

Calyxt leverages their proprietary PlantSpring tech platform, Plant Cell Matrix structures, and BioFactory production system, to produce plant-based chemistries that are scarce in nature, that have unstable supply chains, or that cannot be produced through fermentation, or other similar methodologies. Calyxt’s highlights, milestones, customers, investments, unprecedented time to market, and more…ready for you now at […]

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Genomatica’s brontide, Avantium’s PEF and more make for exciting times

Genomatica’s brontide, Avantium’s PEF and more make for exciting times

November 3, 2019 |

Renewable chemicals are electrifying lately, and becoming more mainstream.  Like skydiving, you take a leap of faith. You prepare. You have a parachute. You check your buckles, straps, pulls, and go through all the necessary safety procedures. You check and double check and triple check. And you don’t go alone. That’s just what today’s renewable companies are […]

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BIC helps establish Hybrid Chemistry Cluster for biochemicals and biofuels

BIC helps establish Hybrid Chemistry Cluster for biochemicals and biofuels

September 24, 2017 |

In Canada, a focus on building hybrid chemistry clusters and biorefineries to maximize the value of biomass is a goal of groups like the Bioindustrial Innovation Canada. BIC helped Sarnia-Lambton establish a new Hybrid Chemistry Cluster which is to become a hub for the biochemicals and biofuels industries. A.J. (Sandy) Marshall, BIC’s executive director, told […]

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