Amyris, Inc.

Amyris is building an integrated renewable products company by applying industrial synthetic biology to genetically modify microorganisms to serve as living factories. Amyris designs these microorganisms to produce defined molecules for use as renewable chemicals and transportation fuels. Amyris Brasil S.A., a subsidiary of Amyris, oversees the establishment and expansion of Amyris's production in Brazil, including SMA Indústria Química S.A., its joint venture with São Martinho. In addition, Amyris is building fuels distribution capabilities in the United States through its subsidiary, Amyris Fuels LLC.

In The News

Amyris Announces $5M Equity Investment from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Amyris Signs Biofene Supply Deal Worth Expected $100M

Amyris Named Gold 2016 Edison Award Winner -- One of Highest Accolades for Innovation in Business

Amyris, Inc. and Enerkem voted in the 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy annual list - Emerkem for a seventh consecutive year

Amyris to Enter Into Exclusive Cosmetic Distribution Partnership With Leading Brazil Cosmetic Retailer

Amyris Announces Closings of Conversion and Restructuring of Approximately $175 Million of Convertible Debt and $25 Million Private Placement

Amyris Launches Muck Daddy and Gains New Partnerships

This month ATEL Ventures, Inc. (“AVI”) portfolio company Amyris announced a multi-million dollar agreement with an undisclosed global food supplier as well as the successful launch of their first product Muck Daddy™. Amyris develops sustainable plant based materials that have broad spectrum consumer product applications. Although Amyris is unable to discuss the details, the agreement includes a long-term value share provision for the company’s future products.

CEO John Melo notes the continued momentum of the company’s products is exciting. “This agreement adds to our current portfolio of collaboration partners and our growing portfolio of over 20 products that are under agreement with more than 10 partners. Collaborations continue to fund our direct research and development costs and provides strong product revenue growth.”

Their first product, Muck Daddy™, shipped over 3,000 units in pre-launch sales. The high performance hand cleaner exemplifies the versatility of Amyris’s sustainably produced product which converts cane sugars into hydrocarbon molecules.

Amyris Announces Early Success of Muck Daddy, High-Performance Hand Cleaner

Amyris Announces Multi-Year, Multi-Million-Dollar Agreement With Global Food Ingredients Supplier

Air France chooses the biojet fuel developed by Total and Amyris

Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Receives Regulatory Approval in Brazil

Amyris Receives Green Chemistry Innovation Award From U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Amyris to Enter Partnership to Supply Renewable Jet Fuel to GOL Airlines Leading Airline in Brazil Seeks to Use Amyris's Sugarcane-Derived Jet Fuel Following Industry Validation and Regulatory Approvals

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