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The company, which makes biofuel from a microbes, said it will stay the course, and expects a demo flight with its biofuel soon.
Amyris is set to begin producing chemicals at a large scale through a contract manufacturing deal--a big step for the renewable chemical and biofuels industry, which has struggled to scale up.
Eyeing Brazil, biotech company Amyris plans to raise $100 million to build facilities that convert cane sugar into replacements for petroleum-based fuels.
In its first post-Jobs board shuffle, Apple named former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson as chairman and added Disney CEO Robert Iger to the board.
There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.
In joint venture, Dow Chemical to make plastics from sugar-cane-derived ethanol and plastics to cut its use of fossil fuel feedstocks.
Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.
While the ethanol industry faces more skepticism, biofuel companies making drop-in replacements for petrofuels are moving out of demonstration stage to larger-scale production.
Biotech start-up has genetically optimized microbes to produce diesel fuel from sugar cane. Its first plant, in California, will be followed by a commercial plant in Brazil.
Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.