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Emerging Opportunities in Advanced Biomanufacturing

The United States is uniquely positioned to be the global technological leader in utilizing advanced manufacturing to produce bioproducts due to its profound strengths in agriculture, chemical production and biotechnology. Biomass-derived products expand on globally cost competitive biomass production and leverage the highly efficient agriculture infrastructure in the U.S., delivering demonstrated potential to compete economically […]

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Glucan Biorenewables Captures Sofinnova Partners Renewable Chemistry Start-Up Award

Sofinnova Partners, the top renewable chemistry venture capital firm, has announced that Glucan Biorenewables is the winner of the prestigious Renewable Chemistry Start-Up Award. Following a public vote with almost 8,000 votes cast, the Top-5 companies were shortlisted. These companies then presented yesterday to a jury of industry experts at the BIO World Congress in […]

Green Chemistry

CBiRC research featured in recent issues of Green Chemistry

The November 2014 issue of Green Chemistry features a critical review on hydrothermally stable heterogeneous catalysts for conversion of biorenewables, written by Abhaya Datye, et al., that is based, at least in part, on research that is supported by CBiRC. A second critical review on selective oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes over supported metal nanoparticles, […]