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2013-10-01 08:24:31

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, a leader for innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, renewable energy and chemical industries, announced today that it received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for its MicroNiche Engineered (MNE) catalysts for drinking water applications including nitrate treatment. Microvi's Nitrate degradation technology, MB-N2, utilizes MNE catalysts to convert nitrate in water to nitrogen gas, a harmless...

2013-08-07 08:24:21

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded Microvi Biotechnologies a grant to develop its breakthrough technology that dramatically improves the yield and performance of biobutanol processes. The technology overcomes the toxic and inhibitory effects on butanol producing microorganisms, a major bottleneck in scaling existing biobutanol processes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130807/PH59722LOGO ) Microvi's...

2013-06-05 08:23:31

HAYWARD, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rafael Simon, a veteran in the environment and energy industries, has joined Microvi Biotechnologies as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Rafael was the COO of Zenon Environmental, a leading water treatment company, previous to its acquisition by GE Water in 2006 for nearly $700 M. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/PH26398 ) While at Zenon, Rafael was responsible for all aspects of sales, operations, R&D and...

2013-05-28 08:23:21

HAYWARD, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, in partnering with Aquatech International, has been awarded a contract for a demonstration system for degradation of perchlorate at Aerojet General Corporation's site near Rancho Cordova, California. The demonstration system, which was installed in April 2013, is designed to treat 175,000 gallons of groundwater per day containing perchlorate, a component of solid rocket fuel, using Microvi's MB-P(TM) Technology. Aerojet...