CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, announced today that it has regained compliance with the continued listing requirements of The NASDAQ Global Market. NASDAQ previously notified Verenium that it had fallen out of compliance with NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 4450(b)(1)(A), requiring listed companies on the NASDAQ Global Market to maintain a minimum market capitalization of $50 million. NASDAQ has confirmed that the Company now meets the requirements of this rule.
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 cat
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