SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation, now part of BASF, today announced that the Company is a sponsor of the upcoming 2013 BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. The conference takes place December 8 – 11, 2013 in San Diego, California.
James Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak on a panel, Pac Rim CEO Spotlight on Tuesday, December 10th, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PST.
Verenium will also host a workshop entitled, Blue + White= Green? Exploring Marine Biodiversity and Bringing Sustainable Solutions to Industry on Tuesday, December 10th at 9:45 a.m. PST. Ken Barrett, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Verenium will moderate the panel and Verenium's Vice President of R&D Strategy and Partnerships, David Weiner, Ph.D., will present as part of the panel.
For more information on the BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy visit http://www.bio.org/pacrim.
Verenium, now part of BASF, is an industrial biotechnology company focused on developing high-performance enzymes for industrial processes. Verenium's tailored enzymes are environmentally friendly, making products and processes greener and more cost-effective for industries, including the global food and fuel markets. Read more at www.verenium.com.
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BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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