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  • Solazyme Successfully Scales Renewable Oil Fermentation to 500,000 Liters at ADM Clinton, Iowa Facility

    Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, announced today the successful completion of multiple initial fermentations at ADM’s Clinton, Iowa facility. In these runs, ...


    By Solazyme, Inc.

  • MAX300 LG: Quantitative Laboratory Gas Analyser

    With immediate effect Henniker Scientific Ltd. of Warrington, England announce the release of the MAX300 LG Quantitative Gas Analyser. Quantitative Gas Analysis, performed with precision, accuracy and repeatability, demands an analyser with exceptional stability & repeatability characteristics coupled with an inlet system and analysis methods that can handle routine calibrations and ...


  • 80 square meters of the most modern laboratory technology complete the EnviTec service offer

    The recently opened laboratory of EnviTec Biogas Italia S.r.l. in Verona now offers state-of-the-art equipment for accurate analyses. The 80 square meter laboratory, which is operated by two EnviTec biologists, completes the service offer of the Biogas-Allrounder in Italy. “Each hour of operational failure of a biogas plant means a considerable loss of revenue for the operator. Hence our ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • NREL Teams with Navy, Private Industry to Make Jet Fuel from Switchgrass

    The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is partnering with Cobalt Technologies, U.S. Navy, and Show Me Energy Cooperative to demonstrate that jet fuel can be made economically and in large quantities from a renewable biomass feedstock such as switch grass. “This can be an important step in the efforts to continue to displace petroleum by using biomass ...

  • GLOBAL BIOENERGIES reports first isobutene production from waste biomass

    As a first step in its pioneering journey to manufacture bio-sourced isobutene, Global Bioenergies has been using first generation feedstock, such as wheat-derived glucose, to set-up and optimize its bio-isobutene process. However, the process was designed to be versatile in terms of feedstock. With the right technical adaptations, it would indeed be well suited to the usage of non-edible ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • Better control, healthier yields: biotech process analytical technology

    METTLER TOLEDO recently published a white paper entitled “Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for Biotech: A Review of Recently Reported Applications in Fermentation and Bioprocessing.” The paper explores how Process Analytical Technologies, or PATs, help optimize fermentation and bioprocess actions critical to pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, commodity chemical, and bulk fuel ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Toyota Exhibits Biotechnology and Greening Technologies

    Technologies Include Cellulosic Ethanol Yeast, Smart Green Parking and Smart Green Walls Tokyo, Oct 3, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today held an event at its Toyota Biotechnology and Afforestation Laboratory in Aichi prefecture to showcase technologies developed there as part of its biotechnology and afforestation businesses. Technology on ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Overview Article on Biotech and Medical Applications

    After several years of intense research in close collaboration international partners from both, medical research and biopharmaceutical companies, Ionimed Analytik has released an overview articel, summarizing this work. This technical article Applications of PTR-MS in Medicine and Biotechnology has been published in American Laboratory (Tuesday, June 14, 2011) and is available online via this ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • DOE to invest nearly $18 million for advanced biofuels user facility

    DOE announced on March 31 that its Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will build an advanced biofuels process development facility using $18 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. The new lab, called the Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit, is designed to speed the commercialization of advanced biofuels by allowing researchers and the private sector to test and ...

  • Renewable Fuels from Algae Boosted by NREL Refinery Process

    A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in a new paper by NREL's Tao Dong, Eric Knoshaug, Ryan Davis, Lieve Laurens, Stefanie Van Wychen, Philip ...

  • NREL to Collaborate with Small Clean Energy Businesses as Part of DOE Pilot Program

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help the first group of small clean energy businesses advance their products under the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot launched last July by DOE. NREL is one of nine national laboratories participating in the pilot, which will fund up to $20 million in vouchers to eligible small businesses. To overcome the ...

  • Global Bioenergies: Industrial Pilot Supported by a €5.2M State Financing

    Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) announces successful testing of its isobutene process at laboratory pilot scale and the beginning of the subsequent phase dedicated to industrial pilot testing. The beginning of this new phase in process industrialization is scheduled for July 2013 and will be supported by a €5.2M State financing via theInvestissements d’Avenirprogram ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • IONICON PTR-MS: Proton transfer Reaction – Mass Spectrometry system monitors GMP biotech processes

    IONICON is a partner in the Austrian Center for Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) for the development of novel tools for real-time process monitoring of biotechnological fermentations. After the successful implementation in a laboratory environment, the IONICON PTR-technology could now make another important step and has been utilized for real-time process monitoring in an industrial, GMP (Good ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Ductor Corporation announces a new partnership with ES Engineering Services in North America

    Ductor Corp and ES Engineering Services have partnered with the goal of advancing the biogas industry in North America. Together, Ductor and ES will work to integrate Ductor fermentation technology within existing and new biogas plants located in North America. ES will provide all technical design and project management services required for the implementation of Ductor’s technology. ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Department of energy announces up to $36 million to support the development of drop-in biofuels and bioproducts

    As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to cut foreign oil imports, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced up to $36 million to fund six small-scale projects in California, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin, that will advance the technology improvements and process integration needed to produce drop-in advanced biofuels and other valuable bio-based chemicals. The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • LanzaTech Signs for First Coal to Biological Fuel Project

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech and one of the largest coal producers in China, Henan Coal and Chemical Industrial Corporation (HNCC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the production of fuels and chemicals. Ethanol fuels and chemical products will be produced through the integration of coal gasification and LanzaTech’s biological fermentation process. The MoU was signed ...


    By LanzaTech

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

    Researchers of the University of Seville and IRNASE (Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology), of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have verified in controlled trials the efficiency of Erica andevalensis, or heather from Andévalo -- an endemic shrub from the province of Huelva and the Portuguese area of the Alentejo -- in the recovery of soils contaminated with heavy ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Frost & Sullivan lauds genencor for its innovative product line of enzymes that address key challenges in the biofuel industry

    Based on its recent analysis of the biofuel enzymes market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Genencor, Inc., a division of Danisco, with the 2009 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for its Accellerase® product line of enzymes. As a response to the challenges of converting cellulosic biomass to ethanol, Genencor introduced Accellerase® 1000 in 2007, and has since then succeeded in ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Aquifer ph and enhanced reductive dechlorination

    The recent Battelle Memorial Institute symposium on bioremediation1 in Baltimore, MD featured a focused session of platform presentations on the timely topic of Bioremediation in Low-pH Aquifers. Throughout the session we heard a variety of case studies and viewpoints, with the primary focus of the session being biological reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes (PCE, TCE, DCE and VC) in ...


    By REGENESIS

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