Advanced, to Go: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to 2G biofuels implementation timetable


The biggest news out of Novozymes this month is its new yeast platform for starch-based ethanol, while also introducing the first product, Innova Drive. A completely new yeast strain, the product can reduce fermentation time by up to two hours compared to current yeasts.

1G aside, Novozymes is heavily focused on the roll-out of 2G ethanol technologies, and this overview of the implementation timeline focuses on Europe, yet gives a global sense of technological readiness and financing heft. It’s an illuminating overview of the near future.