Tag: Calyxt

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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On the Move – Haldor Topsoe, Licella, Calyxt, ACE, Amyris, DMC, and others

On the Move – Haldor Topsoe, Licella, Calyxt, ACE, Amyris, DMC, and others

February 15, 2022 |

It’s only the second month of 2022, but there are already many people on the move from some of The Digest’s Hot 50 companies and leading biofuels and biotech organizations. From a new Chief Commercial Officer at Topsoe, the shifting of Ron Lamberty’s role from SVP and Market Development Director to Chief Marketing Officer at […]

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Calyxt’s pilot BioFactory production system now operational

Calyxt’s pilot BioFactory production system now operational

January 9, 2022 |

In Minnesota, plant-based synthetic biotechnology company Calyxt’s pilot BioFactory production system, installed in late December 2021, is now operational at its headquarters site in Minnesota. Calyxt’s proprietary Plant Cell Matrix systems have been placed in the BioFactory, where they will be used for testing at pilot-scale production. The pilot is currently in its testing period, […]

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Calyxt identifies more than 15,000 unique chemical signatures in lab-scale BioFactory production run

Calyxt identifies more than 15,000 unique chemical signatures in lab-scale BioFactory production run

December 12, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based synthetic biotechnology company, completed a key milestone in its lab-scale BioFactory manufacturing system with results through the Company’s metabolomics analyses indicating over 15,000 chemical signatures, including both known and as-yet-uncharacterized molecules and building block precursors, chemical compounds involved in chemical reactions that produce other compounds. These chemical signatures form […]

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Calyxt expands end markets for PlantSpring and BioFactory tech

Calyxt expands end markets for PlantSpring and BioFactory tech

November 7, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based synthetic biotechnology company, announced a new strategic direction to provide sustainably produced plant-based synthetic biology solutions to an expanded group of end markets and diversified base of customers, leveraging its proprietary PlantSpring Technology Platform and BioFactory Production System, which together will enable Calyxt to rapidly prototype and produce complex […]

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Calyxt expands hemp breeding platform with seedless hemp innovation

Calyxt expands hemp breeding platform with seedless hemp innovation

July 11, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc. further expanded its hemp breeding platform with the addition of triploid breeding technology to create seedless hemp. Bringing this technology to hemp cultivation comes on the heels of the company announcing the successful transformation of the hemp genome. Together, these advancements demonstrate industry leadership in modernizing the crop. Like seedless watermelon, […]

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Calyxt successfully transforms hemp genome to improve advanced materials, fiber, protein

Calyxt successfully transforms hemp genome to improve advanced materials, fiber, protein

May 2, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, successfully transformed hemp genome, enabling a step-change in innovation approaches in the species. This transformation technology enables future advancements in hemp such as trait delivery, gene editing and advanced plant breeding and is expected to accelerate hemp variety development. Out of reach by U.S. farmers and seed […]

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Calyxt sells entire 2020 grain production to ADM, over 4M bushels

Calyxt sells entire 2020 grain production to ADM, over 4M bushels

January 3, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, contracted to sell all 2020 grain production of its high oleic soybean to ADM. The total purchases represent approximately four million bushels of high oleic soybean grain. ADM is responsible to crush the grain and will market and sell the resulting oil and meal. Calyxt’s high oleic […]

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Calyxt executes first trait license agreement with S&W Seed Company on alfalfa product

Calyxt executes first trait license agreement with S&W Seed Company on alfalfa product

November 7, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt reported third quarter 2020 revenue increases of 77% to $5.2 million year-on-year, significant progress on soybean product transition plan, a first trait license agreement with S&W Seed Company for alfalfa, and cash runway extended into the second half of 2022. Based on long-term U.S. sales projections, the license agreement could potentially generate […]

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On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

October 29, 2020 |

As we wrap up the month of October, we have lots of moves going on in the bioeconomy with a farewell to U.S. Grains Council’s Manager of Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics, a new Vice President of Business Development at Calyxt, and not one but two moves going on at BASF and another two moves […]

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