Genencor receives 2009 New Product Innovation Award

Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, is the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2009 New Product Innovation Award for Biomass Enzymes. The award was granted for Genencor's Accellerase, a product line of enzymes used to convert biomass into sugar, a critical step in the production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels and biochemicals. According to Frost & Sullivan, the Accellerase product line provides feedstock and pretreatment flexibility, better process economics, accessory products and versatility, which are all significant advantages that makes it stand out from the competition.