Torrefaction Consultant

What does torrefaction consultants or torrefactions expert do?  Torrefaction is the roasting of any solid biomass in an inert atmosphere. Some of the volatile components of the feedstock is driven off in form of Syngas that can be used to fuel the process plus generate thermal or electrical energy. The solid part is either an…

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Advanced Bioeconomy Technical and Engineering Services

Biotechnology (biotech) involves the study and use of living organisms or cell processes to make useful products. Biotechnology now plays a major role in areas like drug development, human and animal nutrition, agricultural improvements, and environmental protection. Biotech companies integrate the sciences and bring new perspectives from chemistry, biochemistry, and genetics to tackle biomedical questions.…

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Front End Loading or Pre-Project Planning (PPP)

Biofuels Project Planning involves an initial step called front end loading or pre project planning (PPP).  This is a formal process for the process for conceptual development of processes in the up-stream, biotechnology, petrochemical, refining and specialty chemical areas.    It involves developing sufficient strategic information which the owners can determine risks and make decisions. It…

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Renewable Energy Companies

Renewable Energy Companies have a future, notwithstanding the temporary setbacks that every industry encounters from time to time.  The International Energy Agency predicted a sunny renewable energy future. The expansion of clean energy technologies, coupled with falling costs and other factors, means that as the demand for energy worldwide grows by 30 percent between today…

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Biochemicals Expert

What does a biochemicals expert or biochemicals consultant do?  First, let’s define biochemicals.  Biochemicals are any materials that are derived from renewable biological resources such as plants or plant or animal wastes.  Familiar examples include ethanol produced by fermentation, and acetic acid (vinegar), but also include a wide range of specialty chemicals such as pharmaceuticals…

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Bioeconomy Project Management

Bioeconomy project management is the use of one’s knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in a specific bioeconomy project to project all activities and meet the project’s requirements, timeline, and budget. All projects are temporary in that they have defined beginnings and endings, scope, and resources. Further, all projects are unique, especially in the bioeconomy. Project…

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Fischer Tropsch Expert

What does a Fischer Tropsch Expert do?   The Fischer–Tropsch process (or Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis or FT) is a set of chemical reactions converts a mixture of carbon monoxide gas and hydrogen gas into liquid hydrocarbons (like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel).   It is highly feedstock flexible and makes it possible to prepare high-quality drop-in fuels, high-value…

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Process Design

The task of process design is to lay out the process unit operations in a Block Flow Process Diagram (BFPD), in which the process unit operations are connected by the continuous process stream flows.  A process is the transformation of raw materials, into one or more products of commercial value. The process development aims for…

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