Virent announced that The Coca-Cola Company is making an additional investment in the company’s development and commercialization of its bio-based paraxylene, BioFormPX®. This investment will enable Virent to scale up separation and purification of BioFormPX material at their demonstration plant in Madison, WI.
Virent’s Director of Chemicals, Kieran Furlong, gave a presentation at “OPEC Oil Embargo +40: A National Summit on Energy Security” in Washington D.C. This event was hosted by Securing America’s Future Energy’s (SAFE) and marked the 40th anniversary of the 1973 oil embargo. Virent took third place in SAFE’s Emerging Innovation Award. Click here to watch the presentation.