June 12, 2013

METEX updates on bio-PDO, other projects

France-based METabolic EXplorer has been going through a lot of challenges lately especially with their recent restructuring (27 employees were laid off and the blog communicated with one of them) as well as the delay in the company's biobased 1,3 propanediol (PDO) construction in Malaysia.

Last March, the company noted a tough 2012 performance although there were several milestones that were reportedly achieved:
  • METEX said it has cleared a new technical milestones for its 100% biosourced methionine under a collaboration project with Roquette. When I asked about the status of this project with Roquette in May during their Green Chemistry Symposium, the company said it will soon announced something within a month.

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