CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, announced today that Carlos A. Riva, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the upcoming Credit Suisse Alternative Energy Conference as part of a panel discussion on biofuels and the future of transportation. The panel is scheduled from 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 and will take place in New York City.
Verenium Corporation is a leader in the development and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol, an environmentally-friendly and renewable transportation fuel, as well as high-performance specialty enzymes for applications within the biofuels, industrial, and health and nutrition markets. The Company possesses integrated, end-to-end capabilities in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation, engineering, and project development and is moving rapidly to commercialize its proprietary technology for the production of ethanol from a wide array of feedstocks, including sugarcane bagasse, dedicated energy crops, agricultural waste, and wood products. In addition to the vast potential for biofuels, a multitude of large-scale industrial opportunities exist for the Company for products derived from the production of low-cost, biomass-derived sugars.
Verenium's Specialty Enzyme business harnesses the power of enzymes to
create a broad range of specialty products to meet high-value commercial
needs. Verenium's world class R&D organization is renowned for its
capabilities in the rapid screening, identification, and expression of
enzymes-proteins that act as the catalysts of bi
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