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Jul 09, 2014
Brazilian Airline GOL to Make First International Commercial Flights with Newly Approved Amyris-Total Aviation Biofuel
International Flights from Florida to Sao Paulo using sugarcane-derived renewable jet fuel support GOL environmental performance objectives
Jun 16, 2014
With the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) and Total (CAC: TOTF.PA) today begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable farnesane.
Developed by Total, one of the world’s leading energy companies, and Amyris, an industrial bioscience company, this new jet fuel blend meets the rigorous performance requirements set for Jet A/A-1 fuel used by the global commercial aviation industry.
Jun 14, 2014
Amyris enters into a collaborative research and development agreement with BASF SE (Xetra: BAS). Under the agreement, Amyris will use its strain engineering technology to develop a microorganism capable of producing a target molecule identified by BASF.
Amyris is a renewable products company providing sustainable alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. Amyris applies its industrial synthetic biology platform to convert plant sugars into a variety of molecules -- flexible building blocks that can be used in a wide range of products.
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