Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Greetings from the 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. On this past Monday night, a new group of scientists, engineers and associated organizations became winners of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge. One of these, BioAmber, is a Minnesota based company. Read more about the green technology and their award in the small business category here. It has been a fantastic meeting and more details will be coming. If you are interested in the conference, click here to go to it! Continue celebrating 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry and make it green.

Additional links to the PGCC BioAmber Award

Award Commentary on YouTube

C&EN Article

BioAmber Press Release

1 comment:

Carol Farris said...

I found this post while looking for information about BioAmber's award-winning technology. More information about BioAmber's technology is available at
BioAmber's website:
and EPA's website:

EPA's Green Chemistry program will again have internships for chemistry students during January 2012. We will be reading the nominations for the 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Details later.

Carol Farris, Senior Chemist, EPA's Green Chemistry Program