In Washington, 17 advanced bioeconomy companies were named to the 2014 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, and LanzaTech was named North American Company of the year, awarded to the highest-ranked company on the list from the region.
According to the Cleantech Group, a record number of nominations were received: 5,995 distinct companies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 327 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group’s Expert Panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
From the advanced bioeconomy sector, the honored companies are: Arcadia Biosciences, Avantium, Beta Renewables, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Enerkem, Genomatica, Green Biologics, Harvest Power, Kaiima, LanzaTech, Liquid Light, Microvi, NexSteppe, Novomer, OPX Bio, Siluria Technologies and Verdezyne.
~ Jim Lane