Biochemical Conversion Processes

Biochemical conversion processes? Enzymes and micro-organisms are frequently used as biocatalysts to convert biomass or biomass-derived compounds into desirable products. Biotechnology advances are expected to lead to dramatic biochemical conversion improvements. The most popular biochemical technologies are anaerobic digestion (or biomethanation) and fermentation. Cellulase and hemicellulase enzymes break down the carbohydrate fractions of biomass into…

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Catalyst Challenges in the Bioeconomy

This is a good PPT covering the Toughest Catalyst Challenges in the Bioeconomy and How to Overcome Them, from our Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Terry Mazanec, as presented to the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Council in 2022. See also:  Catalyst Experts; Catalysts and Enzymes in Biofuels Production.    

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Advanced Bioeconomy Business and Financial Services

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms should be able to assist clients with virtually any advanced bioeconomy business and financial services. These services should cover a wide range of things like renewable energy finance, renewable energy insurance, techno-economic analysis, due diligence, and feasibility studies, techno-economic analysis, due diligence, budgeting, project management, technology assessment, risk…

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Expert Witness – Catalysis

The Expert Witness in Catalysis Litigation?  In today’s world, many different things like petroleum products, plastics, textiles, pharmaceutical products, and various other chemicals are prepared through catalytic processes.  Catalysts speed up chemical reactions but can be recovered unchanged at the end of the reaction. They can also direct the reaction towards a specific product and…

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