Industrial Fermentation Expert

What does an Industrial Fermentation Expert or Consultant do? The word “fermentation” can apply to any process that uses a living cell in a medium that allows it to grow, and to perform whatever process may be commercially useful.  Thus, the word “fermentation” covers a continuum of processes, from the large scale production commodity chemicals,…

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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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Biomass Pretreatment Expert

What does a biomass pretreatment expert or consultant do? First, we must understand the process.  Collected biomass requires some type of pretreatment prior to its conversion to fuels or renewable chemicals.   Pretreatment will involve the biomass’ handling and transport, and the actual physical processes like sizing, drying, or chemical processes such as acid washing.   These…

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Expert Witnesses in Bioeconomy Litigation PPT

This is a good PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting CEO, Wayne Lee, about hiring an expert witness in biofuels, biochemicals, biomaterials, biotechnologies, feedstocks, and other specialty areas within the bioeconomy. This type of litigation might include things like It covers areas such as bio jet fuels, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, advanced biofuels, biodiesel, renewable diesel, renewable…

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Techno-Economic Analysis: Synthetic Biology

Techno-economic analysis in synthetic biology is the combination of conceptual process design and production cost estimation activities. Synthetic biology refers to microorganisms that have been genetically altered to produce a foreign molecule as part of their normal metabolism. Products include small organic molecules, (alcohols, fuel-range oils), proteins, and pharmaceutical ingredients. The techno-economic analysis is generally…

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FSMA Compliance

What does FSMA Compliance entail? Though the Food Safety Modernization Act (or “FSMA”) was signed into law on January 04, 2011, it has taken many years for all the rules to be written and implemented.  There are many reasons for this, but it mostly boils down to three:  (1) this was a sweeping piece of…

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Biotechnology Experts

What do biotechnology experts or biotech consultant do?  Biotechnology is the use of some biological processes for industrial or other purpose, like the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc.  There are many types of bio technologies, including medical (such as vaccines and antibiotics), agricultural (such as pest resistant crops and…

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Biochar Expert

What does a biochar expert do? First, let’s define biochar.  Biochar is the carbonaceous material produced by the combustion of biomass.  Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands of years. It can be considered a method of sequestering carbon and has been shown to improve crop yields.…

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