Tag: cellulosic biomass


Genomatica might be a cleantech company that you’ve never heard of.  Far from the glamorous world of solar, wind, or electric vehicles, Genomatica specializes in developing and commercializing bio-based processes for intermediate and basic chemicals.  What does that mean?  Chemicals Read more…


Readers of this blog know that I have a soft spot for patent PR, particularly green patent PR (see, e.g., here and here). So I’m always interested in covering announcements by green tech companies about their patents. Aphios, a Massachusetts Read more…


LanzaTech, a clean energy company that had its roots in a small New Zealand laboratory five years ago, is on the top of the biofuels world after winning a prestigious international “Technology of the Year Award”. Dr Jennifer Holmgren, chief Read more…


One of the biggest challenges for biofuels is to find ways to break down cellulosic biomass and convert it into ethanol. These are the cell walls of plants, which contain sugars that can become fuel without competing with food crops. Read more…

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