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US – $10 million awarded to biofuels and biobased products projects [Registered]

The US Department of Energy recently announced more than $10 million to five projects that will develop new technologies to produce cellulosic biofuels and biobased products, in particular plastics and chemical intermediates. The projects awarded grants are: J. Craig Venter Institute (up to $1.2 million; Rockville, Maryland): This project will develop new technologies to produce enzymes that more efficiently deconstruct biomass to make biofuel. This work will be performed in collaboration with La Jolla, California-based Synthetic Genomics, Inc. Novozymes (up to $2.5 million; Davis, California): Through collaborative work with a team of partners, Novozymes will expand their existing capabilities to…

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