Biobased Chemical

November 25, 2015

Ontario program to boost industrial bioproduct development

BY Ontario Centres of Excellence Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOntario Centres of Excellence and the Agricultural Adaptation Council are fostering innovation in the province's growing agri-based industrial bioproducts sector through the $3 million Agri-Based Industrial Bioproducts R&D Challenge launched Nov. 9. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Genomatica, Braskem produce biobased butadiene at lab scale

BY Genomatica Found In:ChemicalsGenomatica and Braskem announced they have been successfully producing butadiene at lab scale since June 2015, using their direct, biobased process. The companies are jointly developing a commercial process for the on-purpose production of butadiene. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

ITA announces app to help companies export clean energy solutions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe International Trade Administration has announced a beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters. Companies interested in participating are encouraged to contact the ITA. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

Renew Biomass, New Energy Farms announce partnership

BY Renew Biomass Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsRenew Biomass and New Energy Farms recently announced their long-term partnership agreement in which New Energy Farms will provide Renew Biomass with high-quality Miscanthus planting material. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Anellotech announces $7 million equity investment

BY Anellotech Found In:ChemicalsAnellotech recently announced it has received an equity investment of $7 million from a new strategic investor. The new multinational corporate investor joins existing partners, Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles , Johnson Matthey, and others. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

API announces first nanocellulose patent

BY American Process Inc. Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAmerican Process Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent for its BioPlus nanocellulose technology. The patent covers an AVAP process for producing a nanocellulose material and downstream applications. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

Bill aims to create tax incentives for renewable chemicals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:ChemicalsSen Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., recently introduced legislation that aims to provide tax credits for the production of renewable chemicals and investments in renewable chemical production facilities. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

DOE biomass advisory committee schedules November meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled for Nov. 18-19. The event will be held in Emeryville, California. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

Pacific Ag announces completion of record wheat straw harvest

BY Pacific Ag Found In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPacific Ag recently completed its largest harvest of wheat straw on record. Working closely with more than 200 growers across seven states, the company harvested more than 100,000 acres of wheat straw for use in end-markets. READ MORE