Amyris Opens Brazil Facility | July 6, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 27 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 27 | p. 14 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 6, 2009

Amyris Opens Brazil Facility

Department: Business
Keywords: Amyris, Sugar Cane, Cleantech
Amyris' renewables demonstration facility.
Credit: Amyris
Amyris' renewables demonstration facility.
Credit: Amyris

Amyris Biotechnologies has opened a renewable-products demonstration facility in Brazil. Located in Campinas, the facility will help validate the firm’s biotech processes for the conversion of sugarcane into a range of renewable fuels, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. The six-year-old firm counts among its investors leading “cleantech” venture capital firms such as Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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