Forest Biomaterials

Forest biomaterials are a class of solid materials derived from trees and shrubs. Forest biomaterials are a source of renewable products that offer many benefits in terms of abundance, low density, strength, cost, easily shaped or used, and performance.  Obvious examples include building products, furniture and paper board, but the list also includes high-tech materials,…

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Expert Witnesses in the Bioeconomy

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting have bioeconomy specialists of all sorts, willing to serve as bioeconomy expert witnesses in related claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediations, or to help attorneys evaluate their biodiesel case.  Although expert witness work is only a small part of what they do, most of these…

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Due Diligence in Biomass Project Acquisition

What does a due diligence expert do in biomass-related projects?  Capital projects such as biomass plants are often sold at various stages of development, including pre-construction, mid-construction, and fully operational.   Investors seeking to purchase such assets must perform their own diligence regarding the financial, legal, regulatory, technical, and environmental aspects of a project.    A seasoned…

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Expert WItness – Biomaterials

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting have biomaterials specialists of all types willing to serve as biomaterials expert witnesses in related claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediations, or to help attorneys evaluate their biomaterials case.  Although expert witness work is only a small part of what they do, most of these…

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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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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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