NSF awards maximum support to Iowa State-based Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has added three years and $8.48 million to the grant supporting the NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals based at Iowa State University. That brings NSF’s total funding of the center (known as CBiRC, “See-burk”) to the maximum allowed: 10 years and $35.26 million. NSF support of the center began in September 2008 […]

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 […]

CBiRC Thanksgiving and Winter Break Office Hours

CBiRC’s regular office hours are 8:00  – 11:50 a.m. and 1:00  –  5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. With the holiday season fast approaching, CBiRC has posted revised hours for Thanksgiving Break as well as the upcoming Winter Break during the months of December and January. Please click this link for dates and further details. THANKSGIVING […]