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We have collaborated on projects spanning a wide range of biomass and waste stream conversion processes to fuels, chemicals, proteins, and materials at both bench and pilot scale, and also performed analytical studies for new technologies. Our partners range from the National Labs and universities to emerging startups and established multi-nationals.

Featured Collaborations

Fater

Based in Italy, Fater is an equal joint venture between the Angelini Group and Proctor & Gamble. Fater’s personal hygiene absorbent products include Pampers and Tampax.

Lygos

An industrial biotechnology company, Lygos produces malonic acid from biomass resources. This high value chemical is used in pharmaceuticals, flavors, fragrances, and electronic-and metal-manufacturing processes.

Microvi Biotech

Microvi is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, energy and chemical industries.

Visolis

The Visolis process will enable production of bio-based elastomers, unsaturated polyester resins, super adsorbent polymers, and other products using a variety of feedstocks like agri-residues, dextrose, glycerol and syn-gas. Future application of the technology targets high energy density jet fuels.

Heliobiosys

HelioBioSys uses marine cyanobacteria to produce food for other microbes, using only air, seawater and sunlight. The Heliobiosys system produces fermentable sugars required by the microbes that their customer’s rely upon in their production processes

Sylvatex

Sylvatex is a green nano-chemistry company utilizing renewable non-toxic inputs to create a nanoparticle that can be used in multiple applications. Their current focus is on a low carbon fuel application with a cost-effective platform for incorporating renewable components into petroleum and biomass-based diesel fuels.

Joint BioEnergy Institute

The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is a DOE Bioenergy Research Center dedicated to developing advanced biofuels. JBEI is a research partnership led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and combining the scientific expertise, resources and support of four national laboratories and three academic institutions.