Opening doors to innovation: Chemical companies are increasingly using specialist investment arms to nurture new ideas
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NexSteppe believes they have to the potential to generate 23 billion cubic meters of biogas in Brazil and bets on sorghum as raw material for fuel in agriculture.
NexSteppe is ranked #10 on the latest Biofuels Digest’s Hot 40 — “The 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, 2016-17″. Check out the whole list here.
INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, June 2016
NexSteppe’s CEO Anna Rath — on BioChannel.TV with an address recorded as she accepted the Rosalind Franklin Award from BIO — gave this slide deck at ABLC on NexSteppe, its markets and tech.
President and CEO of NexSteppe Anna Rath was presented the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award at the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego on Tuesday April 19
Biotechnology Innovation Organization Selects NexSteppe CEO Anna Rath as 2016 Rosalind Franklin Award Recipient
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award.
Outside of Brazil, today Europe has the most existing infrastructure, some of the most developed technologies and the most favorable policy supporting the bioeconomy.
Aemetis, Inc. AMTX, +1.85% an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, announced the harvesting of 12- to 15- foot tall biomass sorghum grown in Central California that was produced using proprietary Nexsteppe seed genetics.
When it comes to technology investing, the smart money seeks big markets with strong growth prospects.
Next-gen feedstock developer records 1000% year-on-year growth for its Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum hybrids in Brazil.
Recrutadores afirmam que setor será um dos mais aquecidos em 2015, especialmente no Centro-Oeste. Por Edson Valente, de São Paulo
New Investors Total Energy Ventures and ELFH Holding join existing investors Braemar Energy Ventures, CYM Ventures and DuPont Ventures
According to the Cleantech Group, a record number of nominations were received: 5,995 distinct companies from 60 countries.
A recent United Nations (UN) report suggests that, by 2030, biomass will be responsible for up to 60% of all renewable energy produced on the planet, and Brazil will be one of the highlights.
California startup NexSteppe presents a new brand of sorghum, bred for optimal energy production, designed as a greener alternative to corn for ethanol fuels and biomass boilers.
Biofuels, biopower and bio-based products are rapidly emerging and maturing industries providing significant contributions to growing energy needs around the globe.
Bioenergy sorghum may offer more than another energy supply; it may offer a “sink” for greenhouse gases, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.
Nexsteppe recently announced that it sold more than 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) of its Palo Alto high biomass sorghums for biopower in Brazil this past growing season.