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#BIOWC16: “Building Aromaticity in Renewable Chemicals”

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The presentations were interesting, which was followed by discussions from all of the speakers who are working in building aromatic molecules.  DuPont and ADM are in partnership to produce Furan Dicarboxylic Methyl Ester (FDME) from fructose using a new process.  The monomer FDME can be polymerized with 1,3- propanediol, (Bio-PDO™), and the resulting synthetic polymer has some very unique properties. Complementing the DuPont presentation, Len Rand the President and CEO of xF Technologies described the Read More >

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Welcome to San Diego and to the 2016 BIO World Congress!

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Welcome to San Diego and to the 13th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. This is actually our first time hosting this event in San Diego and in California…and that is a testament to this region’s commitment, vision and focus on fostering and growing its industrial biotechnology sector. We have a great turnout this year,  with industry leaders from over 50 countries…making this event, once again, the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event of the year. I Read More >

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#BIOWC16: “Cellulosic Biorefineries – Where Are We Today and Where will We Be Tomorrow”

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“The Cellulosic Ethanol – Where are We Today and Where Will Be Tomorrow” panel started off the Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms Track at the 2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. Steve Hartig from ICM kicked off the panel by providing an overview of the current challenges in scaling up production of cellulosic ethanol. While large-scale cellulosic ethanol from crop residues is seeing challenges in financing and logistics, continued advancements in technology will allow us to Read More >

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BIO Announces GreenTech Investor Sessions for #BIOWC16

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An elite group of emerging industrial biotechnology companies will be presenting at the GreenTech Investor Sessions during BIO’s 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. BIO’s GreenTech Investor Sessions provide selected companies a high-visibility opportunity to showcase their technologies and business models in front of venture capitalists, analysts, and strategic investors. The world’s largest industrial biotechnology event will be held April 17-20, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. “BIO’s GreenTech Investor Read More >

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#BIOWC16 Workshop: Investing in the Bioeconomy

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During the 2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, BIO will be holding a Workshop titled “What Investors Require When Making A Bioeconomy Investment?” which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 10:30am to 12:00pm. During this Workshop, panelists will focus on a series of crucial decisions potential investors consider regarding bioeconomy technology companies and/or their projects when determining whether or not to invest. Some of these considerations will be discussed for these following areas: renewable chemicals, Read More >

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