Verenium to Sponsor and Speak at the 2012 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing

Apr 24, 2012, 08:00 ET from Verenium Corporation

SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced that the Company is a sponsor and scheduled presenter at the upcoming 2012 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. The conference is taking place April 29May 2, 2012 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

James Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make opening remarks at a plenary luncheon hosted by the Company, The Future of Biocatalysis in Global Manufacturing on Tuesday, May 1st at 12:00 pm EDT.

Mr. Levine will also be speaking on a panel, Financing Innovation in the Industrial Biotech Space: Creative Models and Future Trends on Wednesday, May 2nd at 8:00 am EDT

Verenium will also have an exhibitor booth (#212) in the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.

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About Verenium Verenium, an industrial biotechnology company, is a global leader in developing high-performance enzymes. 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

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Sarah Carmody Manager, Corporate Communications 858-431-8581

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