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2011-07-28 15:01:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and TORTONA, Italy, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) and Chemtex, a global technology and engineering Company wholly-owned by Italy's Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi ("M&G Group"), today announced a broad collaboration to develop and produce sustainable detergent alcohols for use in the household products market. The collaboration includes development of second generation detergent alcohols from cellulosic (non-food) biomass. Detergent...

2011-07-28 00:01:00

The 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme is being held September 14-18, 2011 at Jaipur, India. Jaipur, India (PRWEB) July 28, 2011 The 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme is being held September 14-18, 2011 at Jaipur, India. A 5 day 'one stop shop' assemble of the various nonfood biofuel feedstocks value chain, with featured discussions of new feedstocks and how...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

CJP is ready to discuss and demonstrate the Jatropha Journey from Soil to Space at beautiful down town Jaipur India from September 14 -18, 2011 in 4th Global JatrophaWorld 2011 promising to have something for everyone interested in developing, growing and utilizing nonfood feedstock for the production of biodiesel. Jaipur, India (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 The Center For Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) has designed & dedicated the 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood...

2011-05-06 17:28:00

G2 BioChem is unlocking the future TORONTO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ - On Monday, May 9, 2011, GreenField Ethanol will announce the launch of G2 BioChem, a collaborative partnership committed to the acceleration of commercializing cellulosic ethanol. This launch will be the first time the partners and collaborators announce the construction schedule of the G2 BioChem Demonstration Plant.  Media will hear firsthand about G2 BioChem's process technology achievements, construction...

2011-04-14 01:15:00

SEVILLE, Spain and ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa, the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the water and environment sectors, is on schedule to secure 100 percent of the biomass raw material for its Hugoton, Kansas, cellulosic ethanol plant. The company has signed contracts with several local biomass producers, and is currently in talks with others, to obtain the required annual supply of 315,000 tons of cellulosic...

2011-03-14 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, today announced it is applying more than 1.6 million genetic markers (SNPs) for Jatropha curcas toward the development of marker assisted selection (MAS) methods to produce elite, high-performing cultivars of the energy crop. The company made the announcement during its presentation at the Biowise 2011 conference in Kuala Lumpur,...

2011-03-08 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 8, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Sapphire Energy, Inc. today announced an agreement to enter a multi-year collaboration that will leverage Sapphire's algae-based research platform to discover genes that could be applied to agriculture, particularly in the field of yield and stress. Sapphire Energy is known for its leading work in bio-energy, which involves applying synthetic biology to produce drop-in replacement fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and...


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