Welsh biotech firm announces AD-boosting additive

Envirotec Magazine

Cardiff-based biotech company Genesis Biosciences has developed what it describes as a novel and low site footprint solution to help bolster the performance and environmental credentials of anaerobic digestion (AD) systems. Wastewater treatment plant.

Biotech France 2020 International Conference and Exhibition

Eco-Business

Biotech France 2020 Conference will be held in Paris- France from 24 to 26June 2020. This international event will reflect the full diversity of current biotechnology science advances in research and practice that open opportunities for exploitation of knowledge, commercially or otherwise, together with news, discussion and comment on broader issues of general interest and concern

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The Hong Kong stock exchange is helping biotech companies raise billions

Impact Alpha

The post The Hong Kong stock exchange is helping biotech companies raise billions appeared first on Impact Alpha. Editor’s note: Impaakt is a crowd-sourced platform that uses collective intelligence to produce impact analyses and scores. Each week, the Impaakt reviewing team.

Singapore-based biotech startup RWDC Industries closes US$133 million in Series B funding

Eco-Business

Harnessing nature to battle the world’s single-use plastics problem, biotech company will accelerate plans to meet increasing demand for materials to replace plastics for food service, food packaging, consumer goods packaging and other consumer items

The 4th edition of Biotech France 2020 International Conference and Exhibition

Eco-Business

Biotech France 2020 Conference will be held in Paris- France from 23 to 25June 2020

The Brief: Capitalism reimagined, good jobs in Pakistan, impact exit in Uganda, edtech in Vietnam, biotech financing in Hong Kong, biodiversity risk disclosure

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Capitalism reimagined, good jobs in Pakistan, impact exit in Uganda, edtech in Vietnam, biotech financing in Hong Kong, biodiversity risk disclosure appeared first on Impact Alpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

The Brief: Larry’s letter, immersive third spaces, diverse businesses, biotech funding, black innovation economy

Impact Alpha

Fink The post The Brief: Larry’s letter, immersive third spaces, diverse businesses, biotech funding, black innovation economy appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

Building Customer Awareness for the Next Biotech Startup: Lessons from Brands & Biology

Forbes Green Tech

How do you tell the story of clean meat, sustainable fashion, brewed buildings, carbon recyclables, consumer care, and skiing? The answer: through biology. Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business

Green City Solutions fights air pollution with IoT, biotech and moss

Green Tech Challenge

Air pollution is becoming a global threat as 90% of urban populations breaths polluted air. We have all seen the images of a smog-filled China city, people wearing masks and authorities banning people to go outside. In December 2016, the Chinese government reported the highest air pollution and the red alert was implemented in 23 cities in northern China. In 2016, World Energy Outlook made a study on air pollution as the fourth-largest threat to human health – but also to our environment.

The Brief: Gender-smart call, biotech nudges, sustainable food in China, preserving jobs in emerging markets, ESG pendulum swings

Impact Alpha

Featured: Gates Foundation’s role in Pfizer’s promising COVID vaccine is part of a strategy, not a conspiracy. The Brief

Biotech in the built environment is turning Tallinn’s city waste circular

Climate-KIC

The post Biotech in the built environment is turning Tallinn’s city waste circular appeared first on Climate-KIC What happens to waste from cities? Could we build cities in future which will produce energy while consuming it? And how can we create interactions between nature and our urban architecture? Speaking at TedxBucharest in April, Marco Poletto, Director of ecoLogicStudio, explained how the historic quest for sanitation has shaped the footprint of our cities […].

New way of producing useful compounds from birch for the cosmetics industry

Green Living Guy

Breaking Green News Conservation going green green business green living news green products biotech birch tree cells cosmeticsCosmetics from Birch Leaves VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has used plant or birch tree cell culture technology.

Future Food-Tech London

AFN Sustainable Protein

The Future Food-Tech Summit returns to London and brings together over 500 leaders, senior executives, pioneering innovators and VCs from around the globe.

Who’s bringing China its bacon now that it’s running low?

AFN Sustainable Protein

AgTech Alt Meat/Protein FoodTech Industry Research & Data animal health asia biotech livestock sustainable proteinA worldwide pork deficit is impending and one virus is to blame. But who’s going to fill in the gaps? Meat giant Tyson’s latest earnings reveal it’s not them, with the US-China trade war largely to blame. Could they lose out to alternatives like Impossible Foods? The post Who’s bringing China its bacon now that it’s running low? appeared first on AgFunderNews.

Future Food-Tech New York

AFN Sustainable Protein

Held annually in New York, San Francisco, London and Singapore, the Future Food-Tech Summit is an international networking event, bringing together 400+ leading food brands, entrepreneurs and investors to showcase solutions, share ideas and create new alliances to accelerate the adoption of new technology solutions.

Future Food-Tech San Francisco

AFN Sustainable Protein

Future Food-Tech is a world-leading event series focusing on the most disruptive technologies transforming our food system.

Deaflow spotlight: Agrifood megadeals

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 23 – Breakthrough biotech research is driving eight- and nine-digit investments in alternatives to high-carbon food production. Plant-based cheesemaker Nobell Foods, an. The post Deaflow spotlight: Agrifood megadeals appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Agrifood Tech Dealflow

This Australian Founder Is Tackling Food Waste With Robot-Managed Maggots

Forbes Green Tech

Goterra Founder, Olympia Yarger, shares her inspirational journey from farmer to founder of a highly innovative, fast-growth biotech startup. Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech

Geltor Raises $18.2m for Animal-Free “Designer Collagen”

AFN Sustainable Protein

AgTech Alt Meat/Protein Investment News Series A Startup Funding Tech VC biotech microbe sustainable proteinGeltor , a Californian startup using computational biology and fermentation techniques to produce collagen products without using animal byproducts, has raised $18.2

Pivot Bio rakes in $430 million to replace synthetic nitrogen in agriculture

Impact Alpha

based biotech company Pivot Bio wants to make corn, wheat and rice – the world’s three biggest cereal. ImpactAlpha, July 19 — Berkeley, Calif.-based The post Pivot Bio rakes in $430 million to replace synthetic nitrogen in agriculture appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Gates Foundation’s role in Pfizer’s promising COVID vaccine is part of a strategy, not a conspiracy

Impact Alpha

10 – The Gates Foundation’s $55 million equity investment last fall into a German biotech company could have big payoff: an. ImpactAlpha, Nov. Beats Catalytic Capital Health and Medtech Impact Tech

Ecovative secures $60 million to produce fungus-based materials

Impact Alpha

The biotech company has raised. ImpactAlpha, April 5 — Greenland, New York-based Ecovative produces sustainable materials from mycelium for textile, food and packaging. The post Ecovative secures $60 million to produce fungus-based materials appeared first on Impact Alpha.

8 Ways Environmental Toxins Impact Your Health

The Environmental Blog

Fighting against these advanced stages of serious diseases are the focus of research labs and biotech companies everywhere. . There is much talk about saving the environment on the news.

Health 195

Sustainable mobility drives the newest employee perk

GreenBiz

San Francisco Bay Area biotech giant Genentech is a world leader in making medicines for diseases such as cancer and cystic fibrosis; it’s even trialing one of its medicines for helping treat COVID-19. Sustainable mobility drives the newest employee perk. Katie Fehrenbacher.

Graphene-based packaging presented as first truly biodegradeable and compostable alternative to plastic

Envirotec Magazine

UK biotech company Toraphene says it is preparing to unveil the world’s first truly biodegradable, compostable and commercially viable alternative to plastic packaging.

Project secures EU funding to create sugars, chemicals and plastics from household waste

Envirotec Magazine

Resource recovery technology firm Fiberight is one of the consortium partners.

Waste 230

IBM and Daimler claim quantum leap in lithium-sulfur battery breakthrough

Charged

Modeling molecules isn’t just for biotech anymore – a recent study from Cornell University shows how simulating potential dipole moments in lithium-sulfur batteries could unlock the door for next-generation design. Electric vehicles may be the wave of the future, but each machine is only as good as its battery. A breakthrough in quantum computing from a Daimler-IBM collaboration may change the way we think about the power of lithium.

Technology and Investment Forum 2021 - Live Blog

Business Green

Hosted in association with Innovate UK, today's event aims to match entrepreneurs pioneering a range of smart grid, biotech, clean energy and sustainable agriculture innovations with leading green business figures and investors at a time when demand for clean tech has never been greater.

This wallet can tell you about its carbon impact

GreenBiz

Fashion brand Covalent, created to showcase the potential of a biomaterial called AirCarbon made by biotech firm Newlight Technologies, has started communicating with its customers in a similar way. This wallet can tell you about its carbon impact. Heather Clancy. Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:00.

What Zymergen’s IPO says about 'biofacturing' and green chemistry

GreenBiz

In contrast, "synthetic biotech allows you to go right to the final chemical transformation," Tickner said. What Zymergen’s IPO says about 'biofacturing' and green chemistry. Meg Wilcox. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 01:30. Zymergen made a splash on Earth Day, as the first "biofacturer" to go public.

Get ready for the next wave of GMOs

GreenBiz

Scientists at the biotech firm Corteva, for example, have developed a high-yield strain of a variety of corn used in food additives and adhesives. Get ready for the next wave of GMOs. Jim Giles. Fri, 10/02/2020 - 02:00.

Fleet leaders share four recommendations for driving toward zero emissions

GreenBiz

On the corporate side, biotech firm Genentech is using its progress on electrifying commuter vehicles to help smaller companies in its own business district who can’t afford to do so. "As Fleet leaders share four recommendations for driving toward zero emissions. Mike DeSocio. Thu, 10/29/2020 - 01:45.

MathWorks Deepens its Engagement with Greentown Labs, Becomes its Newest Terawatt Partner

Greentown Labs

Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on these product families to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development in automotive, aerospace, electronics, financial services, biotech-pharmaceutical, and other industries.

It takes a village to succeed in climate tech

GreenBiz

In the biotech industry, which I think folks herald as a well-functioning market, once companies reach a certain validation of their technology and approach, there's a payoff there," he said. It takes a village to succeed in climate tech. Ben Soltoff. Wed, 06/03/2020 - 02:00.

Decarbonizing Cement, Concrete, & Steel • 6/10/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

She is also Founder and President of Technica Communications, where she handles marketing, social media, content production and public relations for cleantech and biotech startups. June 10, 2021. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST. Virtual Event. Members Register Others Register.

How My Green Lab is cleaning up R&D

GreenBiz

My Green Lab's 15 partners and sponsors include biotech giant Genentech, MilliporeSigma and USA Scientific. How My Green Lab is cleaning up R&D. Elsa Wenzel. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:30.

Plastic Pollution Awareness • 7/15/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

He lives in San Francisco and also runs Brickman Biotech Consulting. July 15, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register. Join WCS and Votes for the Planet to discuss the impact of plastic pollution and create your own Plastic Pollution Plan!

BusinessGreen Technology and Investment Forum: Last chance to register

Business Green

Fifteen clean tech start ups working in fields ranging from smart grids and biotech to renewables and sustainable agriculture will provide four minute speed pitches and will be able to then network with a number of leading green investors.

'World first': Top brands produce plastic bottles using enzyme recycling process

Business Green

Moreover, the biotech firm claims its patented, high-speed process is 10,000 times more efficient than any other biological plastic recycling trial to date , as it is able to break down 97 per cent of plastic within around 16 hours. "In

4 Ways To Write A Memorable Website Homepage

Michael Grossman

So please, if you’re in the biotech space, don’t make the first thing your viewer sees is a microscope or the double-helix you’ve reconfigured. Your website is the online portal for your audience, and your website’s homepage is the cyber front door. How you welcome your viewers will be the first impression of your brand and is critical to move them through the sales funnel to become your brand advocates.

$50 Million Prime Impact Fund Launches to Invest in Early-Stage Cleantech

GreenTechMedia

For software investors, cleantech often “looked like biotech without a clear exit model,” Nordan recalled. A new fund is channeling philanthropic dollars into early-stage clean technology investments in the hopes of catalyzing major climate-change impacts.

Algae is Poised to Become a Mainstream Food Ingredient if Supply Can Keep Up With Demand

AFN Sustainable Protein

Dahl is President and CEO of ZIVO Bioscience , a ag biotech R&D company engaged in the commercialization of nutritional and medicinal products derived from proprietary algal strains. Specifically, some algae R&D companies—such as Corbion Biotech’s TerraVia , Cyanotech Corp.,

UK firm turning industrial CO2 into fish food secures €2.5m boost

Business Green

Work to scale-up production of a protein animal feed aimed at transforming the aquaculture industry has received a boost this week, with UK biotech company Deep Branch having secured €2.5m Deep Branch secures backing to build new facility in Netherlands dedicated to processing carbon emissions into alternative protein sources.