Bioeconomy Experts

What is the “Bioeconomy”? Bioeconomy is defined as the knowledge-based production and utilization of biological resources, biological processes and principles to sustainably provide goods and services across all economic sectors. It involves using renewable biological resources sustainably to produce food, energy and industrial goods, and exploits the untapped potential stored within millions of tons of…

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Water Treatment Expert

What is “water treatment” and what does a water treatment expert or water treatment consultant do?  First, let define the term.  The short version of water treatment technology is that which uses kinetic energy (not thermal energy) to convert water to vapor form via mechanical means.  The energy usage by using this system is far…

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Gas to Liquids Expert

What do gas to liquids experts do? Gas to liquids refers to a refining process whereby natural gas or some other gaseous hydrocarbon is converted into longer-chain hydrocarbons like gasoline or diesel fuel.  The Fischer-Tropsch process is a popular Gas-to-Liquids technology.  The conversion is a catalyzed chemical reaction in which synthesis gas (syngas), a mixture…

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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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Waste to Energy Consultants

What do waste-to-energy consultants do?  Waste to Energy includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or biological methods of generating energy from waste materials. Popular commercial applications include combustion and anaerobic digestion for processing municipal solid waste, livestock manure, and food waste at the municipal, farms, and industrial scales. Livestock manure and…

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Appraisals for Expert Witness Testimony & Estate Tax Purposes

Appraisal Expert Witnesses in the Bioeconomy? Experts in the appraisal of renewable fuels business and plants must have substantial and specialized economic and engineering capabilities, in addition to the general and specialized appraisal capabilities. These skills include business appraisal, machinery, and equipment appraisal, and real property appraisal capabilities.  The appraisers ought to be designated by…

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Appraisal and Valuation Considerations in an Acquisition

Understanding value and price is always critical in a business transaction. It is an important consideration for various stakeholders including financing partners, investors, or other key stakeholders. Appraisal and valuations can assist in negotiations and provide support for compliance considerations for banks, underwriters, the IRS, or other regulatory entities. Valuations and appraisals of business acquisitions…

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Biopolymer Experts

Biopolymer experts are those that assist with a type of polymers that occur inside biological systems. While all polymers are made of repetitive units called monomers, biopolymers are those that are produced by or derived from living organisms like plants or microbes, rather than from petroleum, the traditional source of polymers.   The primary sources of…

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