Corn in your Chevy, Grass in your Ford, Algae in your Toyota

Three hundred years ago, wind (e.g., windmills) and water (e.g., ships and water wheels) powered our machinery. Animals pulled our transport vehicles. Burning wood chips and sawdust cooked our food. You could say that before the Industrial Revolution, there were no “alternatives” for energy—it was wherever and however you could get it. Then we figured…

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BRI Hires Julian Young As Chief Operating Officer

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), an agricultural biotechnology company that is harnessing the natural power of enzymes to develop sustainable solutions that help feed the world, welcomes Julian Young as Chief Operating Officer. Young will manage the company’s day-to-day operating activities related to achieving corporate and production targets, maximizing operational efficiency, and optimizing financial performance. Young…

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5 Characteristics of Innovative Countries

Our last blog post discussed five drivers of an innovative culture in small businesses. But businesses are not the only institutions that benefit from a culture of innovation. It’s no accident that countries that embrace innovation are generally more prosperous and more attractive to outside investment. Innovation is clearly a competitive advantage—not just for companies, but…

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