Eight promising bioeconomy start-ups pitched in Delft at an event organized by Royal DSM

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A total of eight promising start-ups were invited to pitch at the event “Connecting Bright Innovations 2017” organised by Royal DSM and held this year in Delft (Netherlands), which focused on new and innovative products and biotechnologies for food, health and (bio)tech applications. A panel of expert venturing and innovation specialists is evaluating the pitches with a view to their suitability for further financing and partnering opportunities.

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Royal DSM acquired Twilmij to grow in the animal feed sector

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A new deal in the animal feed sector. Royal DSM, the Dutch global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, acquired Twilmij B.V., a well-established Dutch nutritional solutions company in the animal feed sector.

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Amyris closes the second and final tranche of its previously announced financing

Amyris, the U.S. industrial bioscience company led by John Melo, closed the second and final tranche of its previously announced financing. The second tranche of $50 million in a private placement was led by a $25 million investment from Koninklijke DSM N.V. (Royal DSM) with the remaining $25 million contributed by Vivo Capital.

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Royal DSM to make an equity investment in Amyris

John Melo, President & Ceo of Amyris

Amyris, Inc., the U.S. industrial bioscience company, and Koninklijke DSM N.V. (Royal DSM), the Dutch global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, have agreed for DSM to make an equity investment in Amyris. At the same time, the companies will enter into a development cooperation focused on products for the global health and nutrition markets (including vitamins and other nutritional ingredients).
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DSM invests in US manufactoring facility for sustainable resins

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Headquarter of Royal DSM in Heerlen (The Netherlands)

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company headquartered in The Netherlands, announced yesterday a “substantial investment” in its Wilmington, Massachusetts (USA) manufacturing facility in order to produce waterborne resins for inks and coatings. Driven by its commitment to grow the sustainable coatings market, DSM will
upgrade its facilities to produce state-of-the-art waterborne resins for inks and coatings.

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Poet-Dsm’s Project Liberty will open its doors to the public next Wednesday

Headquarter of Royal DSM in Heerlen (The Netherlands)
Headquarter of Royal DSM in Heerlen (The Netherlands)
Poet-Dsm’s Project Liberty will open its doors to the public at its Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, September 3 in Emmetsburg, Iowa, showcasing first-of-its-kind technology that is poised to dramatically expand world’s resources for transportation fuel.

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