Plus, both are among 15 biobased companies that made this year’s Cleantech 100 list, as selected by the Cleantech Group. We look at the honorees.
In Illinois, LanzaTech, a pioneer in waste-to-fuels and chemicals technology, announced that it has closed on $15 million in debt financing from Western Technology Investment (WTI), a private investment firm based in Silicon Valley. Earlier this year, LanzaTech closed a $55.8M Series C funding round led by Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund, bringing the total capital raised to date to more than $100 million.
Tags: carbon capture, carbon reuse, global fuels, chemicals market, investors, biobased, biofuel, YXY, succinic acid, waste, bio-ethanol, genetically-modified microbial organisms, diesel, technologies, DesignerMicrobes, syngas, acetic acid, 2,3-Butanediol (2,3 BDO), disease control, herbicide, invasive mussel control, supercritical water, ethyl acetate
Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2012-10-03.