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Cyclotron Road: A Home for Hard Science Innovators

Innovators like Visolis, an ABPDU collaboration partner, take advantage of world-class facilities for de-risking and prototyping advanced technologies.

Bioenergy: America’s Energy Future

Innovation is key to solving the energy crisis.

Enabling the Billion-Ton Bioeconomy

Collaborating with ABPDU has enabled Lygos to really focus on their research and deliver commercial products and commercial processes.

Berkeley Lab: Bringing Science Solutions to the World

Finding answers to the toughest questions, paving the way for a vibrant bioeconomy.

Understanding biomass flow properties: changes in viscosity versus rheology

The reduced presence of water exponentially increases viscosity of biomass, which poses a number of mass transfer challenges, especially reducing efficacy of enzymes.

Understanding biomass flow properties: changes in viscosity versus rheology

You can see the drastic change in rheology due to reduced water availability on Avicel®, a form of microcrystalline cellulose.