DuPont Collaborations with Key Partners Recognized
Wilmington, Del. (Vocus) June 22, 2010 -- All three DuPont biofuels collaborations received top honors in the 2010 “Transformative Technologies 30” survey, conducted by Biofuels Digest. The DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (DDCE) joint venture and the DuPont partnership with Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) to develop macroalgae to butanol capabilities placed first, while the Butamax™ Advanced Biofuels joint venture placed second in their respective categories. The full results can be found here.
“DuPont is paving a new road for transportation fuels by delivering a portfolio of new biofuels technologies,” said DuPont Applied BioSciences President Craig F. Binetti. “Each venture incorporates game-changing science and tailored business models that maximize our ability to deliver large volumes of biofuels to a global population that is increasingly more interested in alternatives to oil.”
DDCE garnered the top ranking with 27.5 percent of the vote in the category: Transformative Technology: cellulosic ethanol – U.S. companies. The 50/50 joint venture of DuPont and Danisco has made rapid progress since it was established in 2008. DDCE has started up a 250,000-gallon demonstration-scale biorefinery in Tennessee a
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