Metabolix CEO to Speak at 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit

  Metabolix CEO to Speak at 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals

President and CEO Richard P. Eno to Discuss the Commercialization of Biobased
              Technologies in the Plastics and Chemicals Markets

Business Wire

BOSTON & SAN DIEGO -- January 24, 2013

Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), a leading industrial biotechnology company
focused on developing clean, sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and
energy, today announced that President and CEO, Richard P. Eno, will present
at the 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit’s “Molecules to
Market” symposium. Mr. Eno’s presentation, “Suppliers’ Perspectives on
Bringing a Novel BioPlastic Resin to Market,” will discuss the importance of
foundational technology in accessing different biobased markets, and how to
build a successful commercial model – drawing on Metabolix's own experience in
biotechnology scale‐up.

What:   “Suppliers’ Perspectives on Bringing a Novel BioPlastic Resin to

Who:     Richard Eno, president and CEO, Metabolix, Inc.

When:    Monday, January 28, 2013 from 2:45-3:15 p.m. PT

Where:   4^th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit
         Hilton Del Mar
         3939 Ocean Bluff Avenue, San Diego, CA 92130

About the Speaker

Richard P. Eno has served as president, CEO and director since March 2008. Mr.
Eno has more than 25 years of professional experience in the chemicals and
energy business. Prior to joining Metabolix, Mr. Eno served as vice president,
leader global oil & gas sector at CRA International, a leading provider of
management consulting services and economic and financial expertise to global
companies. Earlier in his career, he held various roles at Arthur D. Little
and Chevron Corporation. Mr. Eno holds a bachelor of science degree in
chemical engineering from Cornell University, a master of business
administration degree from the University of Houston and is a chartered
financial analyst.

About Metabolix

Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven bioscience company delivering
sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries.
Metabolix is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance
biopolymers targeted to the markets for film and bag applications, performance
additives and functional biodegradation. Metabolix’s biobased chemicals
platform utilizes its novel “FAST” recovery process to enable the production
of cost-effective, “drop-in” replacements for petroleum-based industrial
chemicals. The Company is also developing a platform for co-producing
plastics, chemicals and energy from crops. Metabolix has established an
industry-leading intellectual property portfolio that, together with its
knowledge of advanced industrial practice, provides a foundation for industry

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