BioAmber courting both U.S. and Canada for second biobased succinic acid plant

In Ontario, BioAmber is working to secure an incentive package for its second commercial-scale biobased succinic acid facility. The new plant, which would be...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop launches natural fragrance line, lambasts “toxic” chemicals

In New York, actress-turned-lifestyle-guru Gwyneth Paltrow is adding a natural fragrance line to her Goop brand that she says will offer “the modern woman...

Sephora partnership to help Amyris double consumer beauty sales

In California, Amyris says its Biossance consumer beauty brand soon be available at Sephora stores and Sephora online. The February 2017 launch will be...

Unibio reaches commercial-scale in Denmark

In Denmark, Unibio has completed its first commercial-scale plant for producing single-cell protein animal feed from natural gas. The process, dubbed U-Loop, creates favorable growth...

Unibio eyes capacity jump after hitting protein milestone

In Denmark, Unibio will begin large-scale production of single-cell protein animal feed from natural gas by year-end after completing a technology upgrade to its...

Evil Weevils – Can Biochemicals Fight Them?

Bionema says yes, they can! As we hear about antibiotic resistance, we also hear about pesticide resistance. The more we use, the more they...

VWR opens new biochemicals manufacturing site in Ohio, replacing five others

VWR celebrated the official plant opening and a facility tour for city officials and attendees at its new manufacturing site in Solon, Ohio. The...

Green Biologics, Acme Hardesty target 100% biobased esters 

Green Biologics and Acme Hardesty are extending their distribution relationship in n-butanol and acetone into a joint development agreement for 100% biobased esters. Under the...

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Biomaterials with “Frankenstein Proteins” Help Heal Tissue

In North Carolina, biomedical engineers from Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis demonstrated that, by injecting an artificial protein made from a...

Covestro develops first biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings

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