Latest Amyris Biotech Stories

2011-07-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amyris, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMRS), a renewable chemicals and fuels company, is the newest member of the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the latest clean diesel technologies in the United States. "In the rapidly developing field of renewable fuels, Amyris has distinguished itself as a leader in producing and commercializing second-generation renewable fuels," said Allen Schaeffer, the...

2010-10-01 13:13:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotech posted its strongest monthly and quarterly performance in several years in what was hailed as the strongest September rally for equities in more than 70 years. The Burrill Biotech Select Index gained 7.8 percent in the month and 13 percent in the third quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 777 points, or 7.7 percent, its biggest appreciation during what historically has been a bad month for the index since 1939, and was up 10.3 percent...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

Amyris Biotechnologies has opened its first pilot plant producing No Compromise renewable diesel fuel. The pilot plant which was completed in September 2008 is expected to bring the fuel to market in 2010. The plant serves as a technical gateway to commercialization in Brazil and other manufacturing locations. It will demonstrate Amyris' technology in scaled down process equipment that is representative of full commercial scale operations; generate essential engineering data for designing...

2008-11-12 06:00:17

Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc. today announced that it has opened its first pilot plant producing No Compromise(TM) renewable diesel fuel. The pilot plant, which was completed in September, is an important milestone for Amyris towards its goal of developing and commercializing its sustainable, hydrocarbon-based fuel, which it expects to bring to market in 2010. The plant serves as a technical gateway to commercialization in Brazil and other manufacturing locations. It will demonstrate...

2008-10-13 12:00:36

Amyris-Crystalsev Biocombustiveis (Amyris-Crystalsev Biofuels) announced today that former Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Roberto Rodrigues, has become the founding member of its strategic advisory board. Amyris-Crystalsev Biofuels is a Brazilian venture formed by Amyris, a U.S.-based next generation renewable fuels company, and Crystalsev, one of Brazil's largest ethanol distributors and marketers. Rodrigues, a recognized leader in agricultural business and production, will advise the...

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