Metabolix to Present at Jefferies & Company's 10th Annual Global Clean Technologies Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), a bioscience company focused on developing clean, sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, announced today that Joseph Hill, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at Jefferies & Company's 10th Global Clean Technologies Conference at 9:00 a.m. GMT on November 17, 2010 in London, UK.

The Company's 30-minute presentation will include an interactive discussion with participants from the institutional investment community. Mr. Hill will also be available for private meetings with investors throughout the day. Interested parties should contact Sam Gibbons of Metabolix Investor Relations at (203) 682-8351 for more information.

About Metabolix Founded in 1992, Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven bioscience company focused on providing sustainable solutions for the world's needs for plastics, chemicals and energy. The Company is taking a systems approach, from gene to end product, integrating sophisticated biotechnology with advanced industrial practice. Metabolix is now developing and commercializing Mirel(TM), a family of high performance bioplastics which are biobased and biodegradable alternatives to many petroleum-based plastics. Metabolix is also developing a proprietary platform technology for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy, from crops such as switchgrass, oilseeds and sugarcane.

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