Biobased Chemicals

Biobased chemicals are obtained from biomass feedstocks and offer an alternative to petrochemical products that contribute to planet heating. These biochemicals integrate well in the natural carbon dioxide cycle and their cradle to grave carbon footprint is negligible. The need for the decarbonization of the economy is driving the growth of this sector. Legislative initiatives…

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Federal Funding Application Experts

What are Federal Funding Application Experts?  The US Departments of Energy and Agriculture continues to be a major source of funding for research and development of biofuels.  This was recently illustrated by an announcement of plans to post $78 million in federal opportunities announcements (FOAs) in the near future. Federal Funding Application consultants are those…

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Feedstock Costs

“Low-cost feedstock” is a common term in the bioeconomy, with many simply equating this to “waste”. Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms certainly have experts in feedstocks, as well as the more common areas like biofuels and renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, and biotechnologies.  These larger consulting groups, normally also have expertise…

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