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2010-10-27 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the advanced biofuel industry personally delivered an important message to the Obama Administration this morning at a White House meeting that included representatives of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Algal Biomass Organization(ABO). The leaders' message emphasized the vital role the advanced biofuel industry plays in achieving America's energy security while...

2010-10-21 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Earth Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GETG), is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) BioPreferred program, a Federal purchasing program for biobased products, has recently added six new Green Earth Technologies' entries to its online product catalog. With its searchable and user-friendly database, anyone can use the online catalog to find biobased products that meet BioPreferred program requirements. "Our use of...

2010-08-31 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biopolymers market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Solegear Bioplastics Inc. (Solegear) with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation of the Year for its Polysole® Bioplastic. This innovative high-performance biodegradable polymer compound is 100 percent biobased. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-25 09:45:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- bioserie is first to market with a line of iPhone 4 covers that will give earth-conscious Apple device owners the protection they demand while using only plant based renewable resources in its production. bioserie's unique use of the latest in bioplastics technology offers considerably less greenhouse gas emissions in manufacturing and the prevention of environmental toxic pollution once the cover is discarded. The iPhone 4 cover is the newest addition to...

2010-07-08 06:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, July 8 /PRNewswire/ - Bioamber, a joint venture between DNP Green Technology and ARD, and DuPont Applied BioSciences, have announced a licensing agreement in the field of biobased derivatives of succinic acid. Under the terms of the agreement, Bioamber has licensed certain DuPont technology and DuPont has a right of first refusal to secure off-take from future commercial plants. Bioamber, which recently commissioned the world's first biobased succinic acid plant, is actively...

2010-06-27 07:40:00

Dear Editor, As CEO of  Global Bioenergies, I wish to exercise our right of reply concerning the article in Redorbit, published June 24, 2010, on the conversion of renewable resources into the hydrocarbon gas isobutylene, a key building block for manufacturing fuels and elastomers (1). In this article, prior art is ignored and only the recent work by Dr. Thomas Bobik from Iowa State University, describing a  reaction catalyzed by an undisclosed enzyme for generating isobutylene...

2010-05-04 08:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "BIO has long been a strong and outspoken advocate for the critical, game-changing work of the biotechnology sector. It is my goal to build upon these achievements and push forward, with my Board colleagues, an aggressive agenda that fosters the right policy environment for the biobased solutions that our industry brings to the market. This is an important year. I am convinced we are at a tipping point - a moment in history where industry and...

2010-04-29 17:32:00

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the more unusual giveaway items at the May 1-2 Living Green Expo at the State Fairgrounds this weekend is 300 cars. Well, they are not really cars, but "biobased car kits," packaged in little car-shaped boxes. They will be available to the first 300 guests to the American Lung Association in Minnesota/Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition (TC4) booth (L117) on the first floor of the Grandstand Building. Inside are some handy...

2010-04-15 06:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, April 15 /PRNewswire/ - Bioamber (a joint venture between DNP Green Technology and ARD) and Mitsui & Co. Ltd have signed an agreement granting Mitsui exclusive Asian distribution rights for Bioamber's biobased succinic acid. Bioamber recently commissioned the world's first biobased succinic acid production facility in Pomacle, France. The annual production capacity is 2,000 MT. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. is a leading global trading company with 152 offices in 65 countries....

2010-04-07 16:34:00

QUINCY, Mass., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriant Technologies, a leading biotech developer and manufacturer of renewable biochemicals, announced today that it has entered into formal agreements with the Department of Energy (DOE) and has begun to draw funds under grant for its biobased Succinic Acid facility in Lake Providence, Louisiana. Design engineering has commenced, aimed at a start of construction by September 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/NE96331LOGO )...