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Media Overview of the 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

May 21, 2014
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals. This year's World Congress was held May 12-15, 2014 in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Media in attendance included:

  • Melody Bomgardner, Chemical & Engineering News

  • Geoffrey Carr, The Economist 

  • Rebecca Coons, Chemical Week

  • Philippa Davies, Tecnon OrbiChem

  • Doris De-Guzman, Tecnon OrbiChem

  • Dick Flanagan, World-Generation

  • Neil Eisberg, Chemistry & Industry

  • Yali Friedman, Journal of Commercial Biotech

  • John George, Philadelphia Business Journal

  • David Jensen, AAAS Science Publication

  • Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest

  • Ravi Raghavan, Chemical Weekly

  • Marlene Star, MergerMarket

  • Jessie Waldheim, ICIS Chemical Business 

  • Zack Seward, WHYY-FM

  • Sylvie Latieule, Formule Verte Le Magazine

  • Karl Schmieder, Journal of Commercial Biotech

  • Mark Wolverton, Freelancer

  • Joe Distefano, Philadelphia Inquirer

BIO World Congress in the Media 

How 'Big Corn' lost the ethanol battle to Philadelphia refiners - Cezary Podkul and Jeff Mason, Reuters (May 12, 2014). Also seen in PhillyDeals: Struggle between Big Oil and Big Corn comes to Phila. (Blog) by Joseph N. DiStefano, (May 18, 2014)

Joule Achieves ASTM Compliance for Sustainable Diesel, Jet Fuel - Joule Unlimited, Biomass Magazine (May 16, 2014)

ICIS Coverage of the 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology (May 15, 2014)

Heard on the Floor: The Buzz from the BIO World Congress - Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest (May 14, 2014)

Hot intel! Rockin’ slides from the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology - Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest (May 13, 2014)

DuPont CEO Calls for Supporting RFS - Cindy Zimmerman, Domestic Fuel (May 13, 2014)