Ethanol Expert

Ethanol experts are specialists that understand how to produce ethanol by fermentation of corn, milo (grain sorghum), sugar, or cellulose to ethanol.  This type of expert requires knowledge of feedstocks (corn, milo, cellulose), enzymatic conversion of feedstocks to sugars, and fermentation of the sugars to ethanol.  This expert should also be aware of the principles…

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Wastewater Treatment Expert

What is a wastewater treatment expert?  Quite simply, it is a trained professional that works with wastewater projects.  Wastewater refers to any non-potable aqueous effluent from sources including industrial (process water), municipal, landfill leachates, and contaminated groundwater (Superfund Sites, etc.).  The constant variability of contaminants necessitates robust and reactive treatment processes involving both aerobic and…

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Bioplastics Expert

A bioplastics expert or bioplastics consultant is someone who has a significant background in this area, through education and/or experience.  An expert in bioplastics has a wide range of expertise in the technologies and businesses concerning the production and utility of bioplastics produced from renewable resources. He or she should be able to assist investors…

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Biotechnology – What is It?

In the emerging bioeconomy, the term “biotechnology” most often refers to the use of a biological process for an industrial purpose like the production of biofuels and biochemicals.  There are many types of biotechnologies, including medical (such as vaccines and antibiotics), and agricultural (such as pest-resistant crops and plant and animal breeding).  One of the…

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Commercialization of Renewable Technologies

To tackle climate change, reduce solid waste and improve air and water quality, we must phase out current practices and switch to more sustainable solutions, many of which simply do not exist today. These new solutions, also known as renewable technology, cleantech, Greentech, and sustainable tech, are a hot area for investment but face many…

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Expert Witness – Biotechnology

The Expert Witness in Biotechnology Litigation.  Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms have experts in biotechnologies as well as the other specialties within the bioeconomy, and most are available to serve as expert witnesses in biotechnology or other bioeconomy-related litigation, including the pharma industry, small molecules and biologics, and synthetic and fermentation processes. At…

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Expert Witness in Biofuels Insurance

Expert witness in biofuels insurance matters? In bioeconomy litigation involving insurance issues arising from the operations and/or equipment in biofuels plants (ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and jet fuels), renewable chemicals, or the chemical or fuel processes themselves (like pyrolysis, gasification, and torrefaction), the expert witness becomes critical.  The experts in these matters can opine about…

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