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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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: 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!

Recent Deals-11 May: Microbial Nitrogen Technology, Zinc-Air Batteries, Support-Free 3-D Printing and More

CleanTech Group

Agriculture & Food Energy & Power Materials & Chemicals Resources & Environment Transportation and Logistics 3-D printing Batteries Biochemicals Biotech energy Logistics Recent Deals transportationWhat’s happening with cleantech deals in the midst of Covid?

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

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Earth Day & Carbon Removal Virtual Happy Hour • 4/13/21

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. April 13, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register.

$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.

First GMO mosquitoes to be released in the Florida Keys

Grist

The production supervisor of biotech company Oxitec, Sofia Bastos Pinto, looks at transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitos at the lab in Campinas, Brazil in 2014. This story was originally published by Undark and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

GreenBiz

Biotech giant Genentech is a surprising fleet leader: It's got the most aggressive electric commuter bus programs around, in addition to its other EV fleet goals. The top 25 most sustainable fleets. Katie Fehrenbacher. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:00.

Investing Across Public/Private Debt & Equity • 1/14/21

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. January 14, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register.

Why We’re Excited about Synthetic Biology

Better Ventures

An excellent in-depth Economist article on synthetic biology from 2019 quotes market sizes from Bioeconomy Capital, which estimates the industrial biotech market at a much larger $147B, and at $338B for all of synbio inclusive of food & agriculture ($104B) and biopharmaceuticals ($137B).

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

It’s throwing $100 million toward biotech solutions for repurposing waste and improving plastics; regenerative agriculture in deforested zones; and building up markets for biological ingredients. 20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 02:15.

We Are All Going Crazy

Better Ventures

New Applications for Psychedelic Drugs Offer Hope for Hard to Treat Conditions Compass Pathways : a biotech company leveraging psychedelics.

Founder Stories: Fatemeh Shirazi of Microvi

Elemental Excelerator

My name is Fatemeh Shirazi, founder and CEO of Microvi Biotech. Biology is the most ancient and powerful technology that we know of, yet the way that biology has been applied to industrial processes has changed little in the past 100 years. Fatemeh Shirazi, founder of Microvi, observed that microorganisms in the natural world behave and function very differently than those in the concrete basins and steel tanks that run our industrial bioprocesses.

It’s Time to Talk About Climate Change • 7/23/20

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. July 23, 2020. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register. About this Event.

It’s Time to Talk About Climate Change • 7/23/20

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. July 23, 2020. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register. About this Event.

Gene editing could help save the planet — if scientists can avoid the typos

Grist

Department of Agriculture program to assess the risks of biotech, her team first verified that the hornless trait was being passed down through generations of cattle. For the last few years, writers and scientists have marveled at the potential for gene editing to allow farmers to grow more food on less land and allow more of the earth to grow carbon-sucking forests and savannas. The main advantage of gene editing is precision.

This wallet can tell you about its carbon impact

Business Green

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.

What does the vaccine mean for cold chain sustainability?

Business Green

The coronavirus vaccine presents an opportunity to build a greener market and supply chain for refrigeration. After the BioNTech-Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine's FDA approval in early December, the focus has shifted towards getting the vaccine to as many people as possible as quickly as possible.