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Menlo Park, CA - (April 12, 2016) - Calysta, Inc. (www.calysta.com) announced that leading sustainability advisors The Carbon Trust (www.carbontrust.com), in a report released today, has assessed Calysta’s FeedKind™ protein against a number of key sustainability metrics, finding that it nearly eliminates the need for two increasingly scarce resources - water and agricultural land - for production of fish feed for the aquaculture industry. In addition, FeedKind protein does not rely on use of wild caught fish, reducing pressure on global fish stocks. FeedKind protein is a natural, safe, non-GMO sustainable fish feed ingredient. It is currently approved for sale in the European Union.  more...

Tokyo, Japan - (March 7, 2016) - Hitachi Medical Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Redlen Technologies Inc., a Canadian technology company, today announced an agreement to jointly develop a direct conversion semiconductor x-ray detector module required for new photon counting computed tomography systems (PCCT), a promising next generation diagnostic medical imaging modality.  more...

Vestaron Corporation’s interest in spider venom has developed into an award-winning bioinsecticide that won’t harm honeybees. This past December, the EPA removed the bee toxicity label from SPEAR-T, a bioinsecticide developed by Vestaron Corporation. The removal of the label means the product showed no increased mortality or detrimental effects of honeybees.  more...

Halifax, Nova Scotia - (February 22, 2016) - CarbonCure Technologies, a company that recycles CO2 in concrete, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its i3 Connect platform and global events.  more...

Menlo Park, CA – (February 2, 2016) ) – Calysta, Inc. today announced $30 million in Series C funding with Cargill, the Municipal Employee Retirement System (MERS) of Michigan and Old Westbury Global Real Assets Fund LLC. Also participating were current Calysta investors Walden Riverwood Ventures, Aqua-Spark and Pangaea Ventures. Calysta intends to use the Series C investment to advance new product development, commercial manufacturing and continued advances in its proprietary state-of- the-art gas fermentation platform.  more...

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CUMMING, GA (January 27, 2016) – Thanks to a newly formed agreement between Argos of Atlanta, Georgia, and CarbonCure Technologies of Nova Scotia, Canada, Argos was first in the United States to pour concrete manufactured using recycled carbon dioxide.  more...

(January 12, 2016) - Located at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), Teesside, Calysta will develop the production process for FeedKind™ protein, a new fish feed ingredient to reduce the aquaculture industry’s use of fishmeal. FeedKind™ protein - a natural, safe, non-GMO sustainable fish feed ingredient is approved for sale in the European Union.  more...

The Hague (December 18, 2015) – Vancouver based Pangaea Ventures (www.pangaeaventures.com), an investment firm dedicated to Advanced Materials, has invested Euro 4 million of growth capital in composites specialist Airborne International in The Hague. With this investment, Pangaea joins a total Euro 10 million growth financing round led by existing shareholders including Amsterdam-based HPE Growth Capital. Airborne International is a technology leader in the design, production and industrialization of advanced composite products for aerospace and marine sectors. At the beginning of this year, Airborne entered into a partnership with Siemens, Kuka and Delft Technical University to become a leader in automated composites manufacturing for aeronautics and marine applications.  more...

KALAMAZOO, MI (December 17, 2015) –Vestaron Corporation, the leading developer of peptide-based insecticides, announced today that it has received U.S. EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its SPEAR™ Biopesticide label following a review. The removal of the toxicity statement is supported by third-party topical and feeding evaluations that show SPEAR™ has no increased mortality or detrimental effects to honeybees.  more...

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