Renmatix announced it recently benefited from a $14 million investment led by Bill Gates and Total, which will reportedly help drive towards the first wave of Renmatix licensees building Plantrose®-enabled biorefineries in diverse global markets such as Canada, India, Malaysia, the US, etc. Continue reading RENMATIX receives push by Total and Bill Gates
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization released a landmark report entitled “Advancing the Bio-based Economy: Renewable Chemical Biorefinery Commercialization, Progress, and Market Opportunities, 2016 and beyond” Continue reading $770B renewable chemicals and materials by 2020
NESTE and IKEA join forces to industrialize and lead the trend of renewable bio-based materials for home furnishing plastic products.
S2G Biochemicals (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) announced last month that it has successfully initiated commercial production of bio-based Monopropylene Glycols
The French public investment program PIA provides €9 million funding to Global Bioenergies and IBN-One for a bio-isobutene plant project involving Cristal Union as partner supplier and L’Oréal as partner customer.
DEINOVE received an award for its DEINOPLAST Program at the Worldwide Innovation Challenge organized by the French Public Investment Bank (BPI). DEINOVE located in Montpellier France is an industrial biotech company which develops innovative processes for the production of biofuels and bio-based chemicals, using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan) announced the successful development of Do Green™ sunglasses which use plant-derived frames and plant-derived bio-based ophthalmic lens materials. Continue reading Mitsui Chemicals’s Do Green Sunglasses made from plant-derived materials
In order to further accelerate market acceptance of PLA, Corbion has already sold pre‐marketing volumes of PLA. Continue reading Corbion starts new PLA plant in 2018
And the winner is…. Continue reading Bio-Based World News Award