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2014-02-04 16:24:43

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, welcomed Congress' final and long-overdue passage of the Farm Bill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA69104LOGO) "Biocom has been working tirelessly these past two years to ensure passage of a five-year extension of the Farm Bill that would provide mandatory funding for the Energy Title and renewable chemicals parity," said Joe Panetta,...

2013-11-11 12:26:15

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area BioEconomy Initiative today announced that it has appointed Una Ryan, O.B.E., Ph.D.,D.Sc., as Chairwoman of the non-profit organization. The Bay Area BioEconomy Initiative is committed to fostering an atmosphere of innovation and providing the means to enhance a vibrant bioeconomy in the Bay Area. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131111/NY14293LOGO) "I am honored to lead this initiative to grow the Bay Area...

2013-05-30 23:00:53

Programa Biosfera represents a bilateral collaboration between Brazil and the Netherlands, and focuses on the industrialization of bamboo as a material that can assist Brazil in the shift towards such a biobased economy. Sabotagelaan 1, 9727 CL Groningen, The Netherlands (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The transition towards a sustainable biobased economy requires the utilization of renewable resources, maintaining a balance between extraction and replacement. It requires a systematic approach to...

2013-05-02 23:04:38

Inaugural award honors pioneering work in advancing renewable fuels and chemicals. WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals (SBFC), today awarded DuPont with its 2013 Bioeconomy Leadership Award. 2013 marks the first year of this award, aimed at honoring an organization for demonstrated and sustained leadership excellence in advancing the development of the biobased economy. DuPont was recognized for its pioneering work in two strategic...

2013-04-23 08:35:09

CHICAGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia, being one of the most competitive biotechnology hubs in Asia, recently showcased its potential to be the future global hub for the bio-based economy at the annual BIO International Convention 2013 (BIO). The Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp) together with Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) led the Malaysian delegation in presenting the endless possibilities within the Malaysian biotech industry that are...

2013-01-11 16:21:01

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of cellulosic sugars for biobased chemical and fuel markets, welcomed Secretary Tom Vilsack, leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the commissioning of the company's BioFlex Conversion Unit, a multiple-feedstock processing facility at the company's King of Prussia headquarters. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130111/NY41232 ) Vilsack toured Renmatix's world-class technical...