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November 25, 2019

Paper Published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Reports Significant Advances and Cost and Environmental Advantages for Vertimass Technology

IRVINE, Calif. (November 25, 2019) – Vertimass is pleased to announce the publication of a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the […]
October 30, 2019

Vertimass Selected by U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technology Office to Receive Up to $1.4 Million Award to Optimize Renewable Jet Fuel

 Vertimass to optimize renewable jet fuel blendstocks to maximize energy content and reduce emissions IRVINE, Calif. (October 30, 2019) – Vertimass LLC announced today that Bioenergy Technologies Office […]
July 2, 2019

Vertimass completes first technology license to Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc.

 Vertimass’ ethanol to renewable chemicals and jet fuel offers ethanol producers new product capabilities   IRVINE, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Vertimass completed its first technology license […]
April 2, 2019

Sustainable Chemicals Produced by Vertimass Now Eligible for Iowa Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit

IRVINE, Calif. (April 1, 2019) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has approved the addition of four new renewable chemicals to the list of those eligible […]
September 26, 2018

Catalytic Conversion of Biomass-Derived Ethanol to Liquid Hydrocarbon Blendstock: Effect of Light Gas Recirculation

We describe a light gas recirculation (LGR) method to increase the liquid hydrocarbon yield with a reduced aromatic content from catalytic conversion of ethanol to hydrocarbons. […]
September 26, 2018

Selective conversion of bio-derived ethanol to renewable BTX over Ga-ZSM-5

Selective conversion of bio-derived ethanol to benzene, toluene and xylenes (BTX) is desirable for producing renewable BTX. In this work, we show that addition of Ga […]
September 26, 2018

Heterobimetallic Zeolite, InV-ZSM-5, Enables Efficient Conversion of Biomass Derived Ethanol to Renewable Hydrocarbons

Direct catalytic conversion of ethanol to hydrocarbon blend-stock can increase biofuels use in current vehicles beyond the ethanol blend-wall of 10–15%. Literature reports describe quantitative conversion […]
May 8, 2018

Vertimass Named Winner of National Corn Growers Association Competition: “Consider Corn Challenge: New Uses for Field Corn as Feedstock for Making Sustainable Chemicals”

IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The National Corn Growers Association named Vertimass LLC as one of six awardees of the “Consider Corn Challenge: New Uses […]
May 1, 2018

Gingko BioWorks, Impossible Foods, Calysta, Bolt Threads, Zymergen take top slots in The 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2017-18

Ginkgo BioWorks took the #1 spot in the 2017-18 “40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” rankings, published today in The Digest and Nuu, the […]