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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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Biotechnology “Oozes Through Your Life”

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Author Stephanie Clifford details U.S. dependency on oil in a recent Sunday New York Times article about the many ways that Oil Oozes Through Your Life, from food ingredients to plastic containers to cosmetics and all the energy that ships products from factory to consumer. The article notes that “there are only a few alternatives to petroleum-based chemicals,” but no examples other than natural gas are given. This oversight was mentioned by the USDA’s Sarah Read More >

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