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  • 11 years ago

    Compact Contractors of America LLC, a Utah-based company developing dry algae aviation fuels, recently announced it has sold samples of ... - more»

  • 11 years ago

    The Los Alamos National Laboratory innovators were recognized for distinguished patents, licenses and copyrights !The ultrasonic biofuel harvester, developed by Greg ... - more»

  • 11 years ago

    Dark fermentation is in the news after  Solazyme , an US based algae company delivered 1500 gallons of jet fuel ... - more»

  • 11 years ago

    Baring the grant for Cellna, the other two grants are in my opinion for the ability to scale. - more»

  • Richard says
    11 years ago

    Whenever the culturing system is in contact with the open air, control becomes difficult. Richard Spyros

  • Amanda says
    11 years ago

    Braskem, a Brazilian chemicals firm, has commercialised polyethylene a commonly used plastic resin made from sugarcane. It is now working with Novozymes, a pioneering Danish biotech firm, to repeat the trick for polypropylene, another common plastic. If its happening, it is happening in biotech !

  • Shankar says
    11 years ago

    Frito-Lay, snacks co of PepsiCo, is adopting compostable crisp packets. Wal-Mart, is expanding its use of bioplastics. Procter & Gamble, a consumer-products giant, recently agreed to use some biochemicals made by Amyris in its products. Industrial biotech is getting going !

  • 11 years ago

    Algae is the answer it is just a question of the most cost effective system. We are working predominantly in ... - more»

  • 11 years ago

    Algae need water and Nitrogen (amongst other things)and the simple answer to both is URINE. - more»

  • 11 years ago

    Bunge has become a strategic partner from Brazil. Founded in 1818, Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated ... - more»

  • Amanda says
    11 years ago

    Amyris, designs and harnesses yeasts to convert plant-sourced sugars, such as sugar cane to biofuel. Solazyme harnesses algae to convert plant sourced sugars such as sugar to bio fuel !

  • Shankar says
    11 years ago

    Shell becomes a sugar giant with the $ 12 b Csoan tie up. Solazyme tied up Bunge Limited. Another sugar giant. Should i buy sugar stocks now ?

  • Aathmika says
    11 years ago

    Sapphire Energy says that its Algae-based fuels emit approximately two-thirds less CO2 than petroleum-based fuels. How is it possible ?

  • Arden says
    11 years ago

    Sapphire energy is supposed to start a commercial 300 acre algae cultivation facility in Sept ! Watch out for news soon !

  • Sumukhi says
    11 years ago

    Bunge Ltd., major agribusiness and food company based in White Plains, N.Y., has joined the fourth round of venture capital for Solazyme

  • Emily says
    11 years ago

    When the petroleum prices go up, venture funding will go up on oilgae business. The time is not far away.

  • Emily says
    11 years ago

    The problem for many biofuels companies has been the steady decline in petroleum prices, which make costlier alternatives much less attractive.

  • 11 years ago

  • 11 years ago

    Thanks Parkavi. Read the same article from Aathmika s post as well - more»

  • Richard says
    11 years ago

    About 30 local companies are working in algal biofuels, annually providing nearly $28.8 million in payroll and $56.2 million in economic activity for the San Diego region. Richard Spyros