Codon Devices and Algenol Biofuels Announce Partnership for Development of Biofuels from Algae
News Jul 11, 2008
“We are very excited to work with the Algenol team. The marriage of our scientific capabilities and Algenol’s biofuel technology platform brings us closer to the day when environmentally-friendly biofuels are an everyday reality,” said Brian M. Baynes, Ph.D., President of Codon Devices.
“Codon’s technology provides us a unique and rapid route to refine and evaluate potential components for ethanol production,” said Paul Woods, Chief Executive Officer of Algenol Biofuels.
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