Heard on the Floor at the Bio World Congress: The Top Storylines from Day...

Industrial biotech’s biggest and grandest show, the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, continued today in Montreal and there was a Capital W in World...

For jet reset via renewable fuel, think carinata

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$2.25 per gallon biohydrocarbon fuels, unsubsidized? Biozin licenses IH2 Technology — heads for commercial-scale...

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The bioeconomy, #1 catalyst for rural development: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to USDA...

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Industrial Biotech’s Billion Dollar Quarter: ventures raise $1.1B in Q1 from seed to commercial-scale

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Explosive new ICCT report says “offsets” will dominate “alternative fuels” in aviation

“Bulk of aviation emissions reductions will be achieved through carbon offsets,” not fuels, writes ICCT Slow scale-up foreseen for biofuels Challenges in feedstock costs ...

Stevia Wonder: Cargill, Evolva head for EverSweet’s commercial-scale in 2018

In Switzerland, Cargill and Evolva inked a major collaboration pact for the production and commercialisation of EverSweet, the next-generation stevia sweetener. This product is...

Vive le ROI: has Sylvatex uncovered a gold mine in renewable fuels?

One of the purest, high-yield financial plays we have ever seen in the energy business is possibly emerging, one that could put fracking returns...

Corbion bids to acquire TerraVia

In California, Corbion has made a $20M stalking horse stock and asset purchase bid for TerraVia . The purchase agreement provides TerraVia with a binding...

Be the Change: Maine’s new Born Global challenge 

For some time in The Digest, we have examined the problem of matching capital to projects. As Ecostrat’s Jordan Solomon observed at ABLC Next...

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