Novozymes and China-based furfural maker Shengquan Group have signed a partnership agreement that will allow Shengquan to start commercial-scale production of cellulosic ethanol for solvents starting in June. Novozymes will provide enzyme technology that will allow Shengquan to convert residue from furfural production into cellulosic ethanol for solvents and other applications, Novozymes said.

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