Media Releases 2012

LanzaTech and Baosteel’s 100,000 gallon/year waste-gas-to-ethanol pre-commercial facility exceeds productivity expectations and hits major milestones in advance of commercialization

LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Baosteel, a leading steel producer in China, have announced the success of their 100,000 gallon per year (300 tons) pre-commercial plant located at one of Baosteel’s steel mills outside Shanghai, China.
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Industrial Waste Gas to Biofuel BaoSteel Metal
Source: Baosteel News; Date :2012-11-7

In early November 2012 the Baosteel Waste Gas to Ethanol Technology Review Panel of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) completed its due diligence on the LanzaTech-Baosteel pre-commercial facility located in Shanghai.
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Nottingham part of £20m investment for UK synthetic biology

The University of Nottingham has been awarded funding of £2.9m to help make low-carbon fuel. In a move that could potentially revolutionise major UK industries and help us to meet serious social and environmental challenges, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has announced an unprecedented £20M worth of synthetic biology projects.
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PETRONAS AND LANZATECH TO RECYCLE CO2 INTO SUSTAINABLE CHEMICALS
Waste CO2 from Petronas operations will be captured by LanzaTech’s process to create economic routes to acetic acid

LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases,and PETRONAS, the national oil company of Malaysia today announced they will work together to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies to produce sustainable chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2) and natural gas.
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LanzaTech Secures $15 Million Debt Financing from Western Technology Investment

LanzaTech, a pioneer in waste-to-fuels and chemicals technology, today announced that it has closed on $15 million in debt financing from Western Technology Investment (WTI), a private investment firm based inSilicon Valley.
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LanzaTech is Named in the 2012 Global Cleantech 100
List Recognizes the TopPrivate Companies in Clean Technology

LanzaTech a pioneer in waste gas to fuels and chemicals technology, today announced it was once again named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.
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LanzaTech Named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2013

The World Economic Forum announced today its latest selection of Technology Pioneers, consisting of 23 of the world’s most innovative technology start-ups. These industry-changing companies are being recognized for their potential to transform the future of business and society.
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INVISTA and LanzaTech Sign Joint Development Agreement for Bio-Based Butadiene

World-leading nylon producer INVISTA and biotechnology firm LanzaTech signed a joint development agreement focused on bio-based butadiene. According to the agreement, INVISTA and LanzaTech will collaborate on projects to develop one-step and two-step technologies to convert industrial waste gas carbon monoxide into butadiene.
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LanzaTech wins Richard Pearse prize for Innovation and Excellence in Aviation

LanzaTech received the prestigious Richard Pearse award for ‘Innovation and Excellence in Aviation’, at the Aviation Industry Association Awards in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier in August.
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LanzaTech Named TiE50 Winner for Entrepreneurship Excellence
Global sustainable fuel and chemical company receives recognition for second year running

LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, has for the second year in a row been named a TiE50 winner, as a leader in entrepreneurship, innovation, and management excellence.
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JENNIFER HOLMGREN NAMED NEWEST BOARD MEMBER OF RSB SERVICES FOUNDATION

The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a Global Sustainability Standard and Certification System for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Holmgren is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation.
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LanzaTech Selected as Bloomberg New Energy Finance “New Energy Pioneer”
Company’s pioneering technology converts waste gas into fuels & chemicals

Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced LanzaTech as a 2012 New Energy Pioneer at the fifth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York.
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LanzaTech’s commercialisation goes transtasman

A world-leading pilot project to convert waste gases to low carbon fuels and chemicals is being extended through a new agreement between LanzaTech and New Zealand Steel.
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LanzaTech Closes US $55.8 Million Series C Round
Proceeds will be used to accelerate research, development and commercialization of novel waste-to-fuel and chemical technology

LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases,has closed its Series C round with new investment totaling US $55.8 million led by the Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund. New investors include PETRONAS Technology Ventures Sdn Bhd, the venture arm of PETRONAS…
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