The France-based biotech start-up Global Bioenergies is expanding into jet fuel production. With the aviation industry targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, demand for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) is expected to soar.
Global Bioenergies develops biobased isobutene production process [Full subscriber]
The biotech start-up Global Bioenergies claims to have developed a process for the production of biobased isobutene, one of the main building blocks of chemistry, whose derivatives are used in cosmetics, fine chemicals, commodities, and fuels.
New process produces high yields of biobased isobutene [Full subscriber]
Isobutene is a high-value gaseous alkene used as a fuel additive and a chemical building block. Researchers at The University of Manchester collaborating with the biotech start-up Global Bioenergies detail a breakthrough in the production of biobased isobutene via a modified mevalonate pathway from glucose.
Global Bioenergies to launch cosmetics produced from plant-derived sugars [Full subscriber]
The French biotech start-up Global Bioenergies announced on 4th May the upcoming launch of its “LAST” long-wear cosmetics brand comprising 18 products made from plant-derived sugars.
Audi test drives Global Bioenergies bio-isobutene blended in gasoline [Registered]
The car maker Audi and the biotech start-up Global Bioenergies recently announced a milestone test for a renewable gasoline blend (termed e-benzin) containing over 34%of two isobutene-derived compounds produced by Global Bioenergies.
Global Bioenergies produces biobased ETBE [Registered]
The biotech start-up Global Bioenergies recently announced the production of biobased ETBE. Claiming this be “a historic first”, the company says the breakthrough heralds a new opportunity for increasing the proportion of biofuels in gasoline
Global Bioenergies new demonstration plant in Germany ready to produce biobased isobutene [Registered]
The biotech start-up Global Bioenergies has completed the construction of its demonstration plant in Leuna in eastern Germany for the production of biobased isobutene.
Global Bioenergies isobutene plant to be designed by Technip and IPSB [Registered]
IBN-One, a subsidiary of the biotech-start-up Global Bioenergies and beet sugar producer Cristal Union recently announced the award of the first engineering contract for its bio-isobutene plant in France to Technip and IPSB for the front-end engineering design (FEED).
Fraunhofer Center partners with Global Bioenergies to develop gasoline additive from sugar [Registered]
Fuel additives such as isooctane have so far been produced from mineral oil. the Researchers at the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP in Leuna, Germany, working with the French biotech start-up Global Bioenergies will soon be producing biobased additives for gasoline. The source is bio-isobutene, which is produced from sugar via the Global Bioenergies proprietary technology.
Global Bioenergies secures €9 mln for commercial scale production of bio-isobutene [Registered]
The bio-isobutene plant is expected to have a capacity of 50,000 tonnes and will be operational by 2019. It will be sited at one of Cristal Union’s sugar beet factories