New Bio Plastics and Resins

New BIo Plastics and Resins? Sales of biopolymers and resins are predicted to grow to over $5 billion by 2021.   Biomass derived materials have been used neat and as components in composites and blends for the last decade. Products made with high contents of cellulose, starch, proteins, chitosan are common. New products made with biosynthetic…

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Process Integration in Industrial Biotechnology / Synthetic Biology

What does an expert in process integration in the field of industrial biotechnology or synthetic biology do?  First, let’s define terms.  These two terms are frequently interchanged, but are not exactly synonymous; synthetic biology should be considered one of the tools used to build a commercially useful process in the field of industrial biotechnology.  The…

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Bioprocess Technology Expert

A bioprocess technology expert or consultant most commonly has a degree in one or more areas including biochemistry, microbiology, and chemical or bio engineering with at least some experience in commercial production and across all disciplines used in the process.  This expertise provides experience based on a combination of training and experience of using and…

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Gas to Liquids Technology

Gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology is the process of converting natural gas to synthetic hydrocarbon liquids, or syngas, as an intermediate step toward production of valuable liquid fuels such as diesel or methanol. The processes make use of what might be wasted, and liquid gas is more easily, safely and less expensively transported than methane or natural…

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Expert Witness in Bioeconomy Litigation

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting CEO, Wayne Lee, about hiring expert witness in the renewable sectors – biofuels, biochemicals, biomaterials, biotechnologies, feedstocks, and other specialty areas within the bioeconomy.  It discusses what makes a good bioeconomy expert witness, where to find them, and evaluating their credentials. It covers areas such as bio…

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