Tag: Global Bioenergies

Shell orders testing volumes of two bio-isobutene derivatives from Global Bioenergies

Shell orders testing volumes of two bio-isobutene derivatives from Global Bioenergies

June 29, 2022 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced that Shell ordered testing volumes of two bio-isobutene derivatives from Global Bioenergies. Both will be manufactured and delivered in the coming weeks. Global Bioenergies has focused its strategy on the bioproduction of isobutene as this molecule is one of the main building blocks in the world of chemistry. Its derivatives […]

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Global Bioenergies develops process to produce biobased isobutene

Global Bioenergies develops process to produce biobased isobutene

February 21, 2022 |

In France, Global Bioenergies has developed a process for converting plant resources into isobutene, one of the main building blocks of chemistry, whose derivatives are used in cosmetics, fine chemicals, commodities and fuels. A production unit is currently under construction in Pomacle to serve high value-added markets. One of the intermediates in the isobutene synthesis […]

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Global Bioenergies awarded grant to complete construction of Pomacle facility

Global Bioenergies awarded grant to complete construction of Pomacle facility

February 14, 2022 |

In France, Global Bioenergies has been awarded a €500,000 subsidy to complete construction of the Pomacle production unit and start marketing its innovative ingredients to the cosmetics industry. Global Bioenergies announced last spring the decision to build a production unit on the Pomacle site, near Reims. The first phase of the work was launched in […]

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Global Bioenergies’s isododecane passes new toxicological studies for use in cosmetics

Global Bioenergies’s isododecane passes new toxicological studies for use in cosmetics

December 9, 2021 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the success of new toxicological studies on its first cosmetic ingredient, naturally sourced isododecane, which can now be used in the large markets of skincare and haircare.  In October 2020, an initial phase of toxicological studies paved the way for the use of naturally sourced isododecane produced by Global Bioenergies […]

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Global Bioenergies makes advances on bio-based isobutene

Global Bioenergies makes advances on bio-based isobutene

October 20, 2021 |

In France, Global Bioenergies has made major advances in its process for converting plant-based feedstocks into isobutene. The resulting improved performance will speed up penetration of the cosmetics market over the next few years and allows to target production costs that would make this process the world leader for converting industrial sugars into biojet fuel.  […]

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Global Bioenergies announces renewable isododecane-based makeup line

Global Bioenergies announces renewable isododecane-based makeup line

May 4, 2021 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the upcoming launch of its “LAST” longwear cosmetics brand in June 2021, 18 products comprising the world’s first range of longwear, transfer-resistant and waterproof eye make-up to use natural ingredients. This groundbreaking performance is based on the renewable isododecane produced by the company as the main ingredient of its formulations. […]

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Global Bioenergies raises €17m for Isobutene advances

Global Bioenergies raises €17m for Isobutene advances

June 26, 2019 |

In France, Global Bioenergies successfully closed its capital increase, launched on 20 June 2019 and conducted through a public offer without preferential subscription rights and without priority subscription period for shareholders (the “Offer”), for a total amount (issue premium included) of approximately €17m. With the addition capital, the company will complete the development of the […]

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Global Bioenergies receives payment for converting sugar from wheat straw into bio-isobutene

Global Bioenergies receives payment for converting sugar from wheat straw into bio-isobutene

April 10, 2019 |

In France, Global Bioenergies received a payment of EUR2.2 million for the OPTISOCHEM project supported by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI-JU) the public-private sector partnership between the European Union and the Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) under the European Horizon 2020 program. Global Bioenergies has successfully converted sugars from wheat straw into bio-isobutene at demo […]

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Global Bioenergies produced cellulosic isobutene from Clariant’s wheat straw hydrolysate

Global Bioenergies produced cellulosic isobutene from Clariant’s wheat straw hydrolysate

February 11, 2019 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced that runs using wheat straw hydrolysate provided by its partner Clariant were successfully performed in its Leuna demo plant, leading to the production of cellulosic isobutene for the first time at this scale. These runs were part of OPTISOCHEM, a project which started in June 2017 and was granted €9.8 […]

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French deputies seek to boost biofuel blending but still below EU’s 2020 mandate

French deputies seek to boost biofuel blending but still below EU’s 2020 mandate

January 7, 2019 |

In France, Global Bioenergies welcomed the French deputies’ vote for the country’s 2019 finance bill, which stipulates an increase in the minimum amount of biofuels to be incorporated into motor vehicle fuel. This minimum will rise from 7.5% in 2018 to 7.9% in 2019 and then 8.2% in 2020. France’s roadmap provides for an incorporation […]

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