Latest Genomatica Stories

2010-06-29 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica announced today that it has achieved two key commercialization milestones ahead of schedule. First, the company achieved pilot-scale validation, at 3,000 liters, of the manufacturability and commercial viability of a 'green' version of 1,4-butanediol (BDO), its first commercial product. And second, the company confirmed the accelerated development time and reduced development and production costs made possible through use of its technology...

2010-04-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica, a leading sustainable chemical company, announced today that two high-profile chemical industry leaders have joined the executive team to commercialize a robust portfolio of chemicals and chemical intermediates derived from renewable feedstocks. The company has appointed Dennis McGrew as executive vice president of business development and chief business officer, and Joseph Kuterbach as the vice president of operations, engineering and...

2010-03-25 11:43:00

SAN DIEGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ --Genomatica, a leading sustainable chemicals company, announced today that TPG Biotech has led the new investment in Genomatica's bold vision for a sustainable chemical industry. TPG Biotech, part of the venture capital platform of global private investment firm TPG, augments the full participation of existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures, Alloy Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. The firms have collectively invested $15 million for the initial close...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

With downstream processing techniques proven cost-effective, Genomatica looks to develop demonstration plant SAN DIEGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica, a sustainable chemicals company, announced today that the company's engineering team has achieved an important milestone toward the production of commercial grade 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstocks using Genomatica's novel bioprocess. The company has demonstrated that it can process BDO produced from sugar to greater than 99...

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