CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading developer of cellulosic ethanol technology and a pioneer in the development of high-performance specialty enzymes, announced today that Gerald M. Haines II, Executive Vice President, will present at the upcoming Canaccord Adams 28th Annual Global Growth Conference. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 14, and will take place at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston.
More information about this event, including a live webcast, may be accessed by visiting the "Investors" section of Verenium's website at http://www.verenium.com. A webcast replay will be available approximately one hour after the live webcast ends and will be accessible for one month following the conference.
Verenium Corporation is a leader in the development and commercialization of cellulosic ethanol, an environmentally-friendly and renewable transportation fuel, as well as high-performance specialty enzymes for applications within the biofuels, industrial, and health and nutrition markets. The Company possesses integrated, end-to-end capabilities in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation, engineering, and project development and is moving rapidly to commercialize its proprietary technology for the production of ethanol from a wide array of feedstocks, including sugarcane bagasse, dedicated energy crops, agricultural waste, and wood products. In addition to the vast potential for biofuels, a multitude of large-scale industrial opportunities exist for the Company for products derived from the production of low-cost, biomass-derived sugars.
Verenium's Specialty Enzyme business harnesses the power of enzymes to create a broad range of specialty products to meet high-value commercial needs. Verenium's world class R&D organization is renowned for its capabilities in the rapid screening, identification, and expression of enzymes-proteins that act as the catalysts of biochemical reactions. For more information on Verenium, visit http://www.verenium.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
"forward-looking" and involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty. These
include statements related to the Company's operations, capabilities,
commercialization activities, target markets and cellulosic ethanol
facilities, all of which are prospective. Such statements are only
predictions, and actual events or results may differ materially from those
projected in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or
contribute to the differences include, but are not limited to, risks
associated with Verenium's new and uncertain technologies, risks associated
with the costs, labor requirements and labor availability associated with
Verenium's demonstration plant, risks associated with Verenium's ability to
obtain additional capital to support its planned operations, risks
associated with Verenium's dependence on patents and proprietary rights,
risks associated with Verenium's protection and enforcement of its patents
and proprietary rights, technological, regulatory, competitive and other
risks related to development, production, and commercialization of
cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels and the commercial prospects of those
industries, Verenium's dependence on existing collaboration, manufacturing,
and/or license agreements, and its ability to achieve milestones under
existing and future collaboration agreements, the ability of Verenium and
its partners to commercialize products (including by obtaining any required
regulatory approvals) using Verenium's technologies and timing for
launching any commercialized products, the ability of Verenium and its
collaborators to market and sell any products that it or they
commercialize, the development or availability of competitive products or
technologies, the future ability of Verenium to enter into and/or maintain
collaboration and joint venture agreements and licenses, changes in the
U.S. or global energy markets and laws and regulations applicable to them,
and risks and other uncertainties more fully described in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not
limited to, the Company's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three
months ended June 30, 2008. These forward-looking statements speak only as
of the date hereof. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or
obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
Sr. Corporate Communications Associate
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