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Harnessing Biotechnology to Accelerate Advanced Biofuels Production

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Major advances in biotechnology are opening up opportunities in the emerging bioeconomy. Innovation in synthetic biology and metabolic engineering can lead to substantial improvements in conversion efficiencies for the production of advanced biofuels. This, in turn, can speed up the development and commercialization of bio-based products, making them attractive and affordable to industrial manufacturers. From expanding the potential of diverse microbial systems to enhancing the biocatalytic capabilities of enzymes, the application of biotechnology is accelerating Read More >

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IAR, The French Bioeconomy Cluster, Will be Key Supporting Organization of the #BIOWC16

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Europe’s largest cluster of bioeconomy companies, IAR, will be a top supporting organization of BIO’s 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. IAR represents more than 300 innovative companies and technology developers who produce biofuels and biobased products from agricultural residue and biomass. At this year’s conference, IAR will sponsor 400 square feet of Exhibit Space and panel a Breakout Session. The world’s largest industrial biotechnology event will be held April 17-20, 2016 at the San Read More >

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NexSteppe Inc. CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

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President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award. The Rosalind Franklin Award was established by BIO to honor an outstanding woman in the field of industrial biotechnology. “I’m extremely honored to be chosen for this award and flattered by the extraordinary company of former award winners,” said Rath. “NexSteppe is committed to enabling the bioeconomy by providing Read More >

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#BIOWC16 Plenary Program: Day 3!

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BIO will concluded its 13th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology on Wednesday, April 20, 2016! The final plenary program, Market Growth for Biobased Products in the Consumer Marketplace, will showcase companies working to develop technologies that make industrial processes and products more eco-efficient. Technology developers are teaming up with consumer products companies to de-risk and scale up biobased products. From novel food ingredients, to packaging, to biobased car parts, panelists will highlight recent biobased innovations, and discuss how Read More >

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ICYMI: BIO Executive Makes “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy” List

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Many top people in the advanced bioeconomy set to speak at BIO’s World Congress Biofuels Digest, a top trade publication for the industrial biotech industry, recently published its list of the “Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy” for 2016. Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)’s Industrial and Environmental Section, was number ten! “I am honored to be recognized by the readers and editorial board of Biofuels Digest. BIO and Read More >

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