Dutch biochemical company Avantium acquired last week the assets of Liquid Light Inc., a renowned developer of electrochemical processes headquartered in New Jersey (USA). Liquid Light, which was spun out from Princeton University in 2008, develops and licenses process technology

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, signed a rail haulage contract with Lynemouth Power Limited, following a successful tender submission. The new service is expected to commence in the second half of 2017. GBRf

Dutch biotech giant DSM signed a contract with the Chinese National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Products Quality (CPVT) to jointly promote the in-depth implementation of the Bright Minds Challenge and encourage enterprises, institutions of higher education,

U.S. sustainable chemicals company BioAmber and South Korean-based CJ CheilJedang Corporation plan to establish a joint venture in China to produce up to 36,000 metric tons of bio-succinic acid annually and commercialize the output in Asia. Their goal is to

“In 2017 Google will reach 100% renewable energy for its global operations, including both data centers and offices”. In a post on its website, the Mountain View company stated that it has already purchased 2.6 gigawatts of renewable energy till

UPM, the Finnish forest industry company which is leading the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven economy, has successfully tested wood-based diesel fuel both in laboratory conditions as well as in traffic. “The tests

Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies, headquartered in Essen (Germany), is expanding its production facilities in Birmingham (Alabama, USA) and Darmstadt (Germany). This will create additional capacity for the production of biodegradable polymers marketed globally under the

French oil giant Total and Dutch biochemical company Corbion joined forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a