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Sean Simpson - Top 25 of 2012

posted Aug 20, 2012, 7:57 PM by ema-1 ema-1
"Simpson is one of two science brains behind Lanzatech, the Kiwi biotech rockstar helping meet a global need for low-cost, clean fuels and chemicals. Simpson and colleague Richard Forster identified and protected a fermentation process to turn waste gases produced by big industry into sustainable fuel. Global partnerships with universities, aviation firms, steel, coal and chemical producers are stacking up and Lanzatech has won backing from powerful local and international cleantech investors"