Plant-Based Meats Investment

By 2030, the plant-based meats industry aspires to capture 6% of the global meat and seafood market. This represents 25 million metric tons (MMT) of annual plant-based meat production. However, in recent years consumer demand for plant-based meat has outpaced the industry’s supply capabilities. Similarly, there appears to be a looming potential for global supply…

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Cell Based Meat

“Cell-based meat” refers to meat that is grown directly from cells instead of meat that is harvested from an animal body. There is a broad array of companies in the cell-based meat space. Commercially successful cell-based meat operations will require many readily available cell lines for the different consumed species of mammals, birds, and fish.…

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Latex Allergy Expert

What does a Latex Allergy expert or Latex Allergy consultant do? First, let’s define Latex Allergy.   Broadly there are two forms of latex allergy that come from contact with latex rubber. The most dangerous one, Type I latex allergy, is the one your doctor or hospital means when they ask if you have a latex allergy and what the…

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Biomass Gasification: Techno-Economic Analysis

What is Gasification TEA? Biomass gasification refers to the thermal deconstruction of woody or herbaceous feedstock to syngas (CO/H2). The syngas is subsequently converted to value-added products like methanol or dimethyl ether. Techno-economic analysis (TEA) is the combination of conceptual process design and production cost estimation activities. Gasification TEA is generally carried out by a…

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Green Energy Financing

Green energy financing is crucial for innovative renewable energy projects, such as geothermal energy, biomass, waste-to-energy and others, are gaining interest and support as sustainable options that can provide the electricity the world needs, while cutting dependence on fossil fuels. Compared to carbon-producing sources of energy, green energy can improve the quality of air, water…

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Environmental Review – Renewable Energy Projects

What is an environmental review in a renewable energy project? Environmental review is the identification and evaluation of the potential impact a renewable energy project (REP) may have on natural and human resources. As is typical for many industrial projects, a comprehensive review of environmental impacts for a REP is used to determine the full…

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Techno Economic Analysis

Techno-economic Assessments aka techno-economic analysis, or TEAs, are a tool used to aid decision-makers on the worth of investing time and money on the development, deployment, and/or acquisition of a specific technology. As the name implies, a TEA assesses the maturity of the studied technology, as well as its potential future economic viability. As with…

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Funds

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a federally funded program designed to encourage research to meet national needs, aims to spark technological innovation, encourage creative ideas and participation by women and socially or economically disadvantaged people, and increase commercialization within the private sector or innovations created from federal research and development funding. It is…

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