Switchcraft: Metabolix bioconverts itself into Yield10, focuses on crop yields

In Massachusetts we have had more signs of the pivoting underway in the advanced bioeconomy with the news that Metabolix is changing its name...

Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2017 Nominations open

We are making our list of the Top 100 People in Bioenergy together, but as with all Digest rankings and lists, we’d like you...

The Scandal at USASpending.Gov: Part II: Genomatica responds

On Monday, we reported in Where is Your Money Going? The Mess at USASpending.Gov that according to the US government's transparency in government spending website, bioeconomy...

Top 10 Bioeconomy Predictions for 2017

A mere “The Year in Rewind” as we sail into 2017? Not the good ship Digest! Instead, we dust off our crystal ball and offer our...

Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2017

In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates...

Bubble Trouble: No more shampoo goo, via a nifty biobased chemical technology

If you find yourself among the 79 percent of people who “agree that they consider themselves an environmentally conscious person,” you’ve probably stayed up...

Fantastic 5: US States getting it done, making biobased happen

Any way you look at the US 2016 presidential elections or the turmoil within the European Union (e.g Brexit, or Italy’s referendum on membership),...

Trump’s Nixonian Pivot

News of high-level appointments have been streaming out of Trump Tower all this week and last, and two trends are already clear: it’s a...

I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In: Anellotech, Edeniq, Novvi

The old Christmas carol goes, “I saw three ships come sailing  in,” and those perched on a widow’s walk this morning might have espied...

Amber Waves of Gain: BioAmber, CJ CheilJedang to launch Asian JV for bio-succinic 

In South Korea, BioAmber and CJ CheilJedang Corporation signed a LOI for a joint venture in China to produce up to 36,000 metric tons...

Stay connected

0FansLike
8,006FollowersFollow
63SubscribersSubscribe

Latest article

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

In Germany, Covestro received the MATERIALICA Design + Technology Award 2018 for the development of the first biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings....

Algae production pilot program hits major milestone

In Michigan, PHYCO2 LLC’s three-year pilot program with Michigan State University reached a new milestone with the operation of its new, scalable algae production...