USDA FUNDING

The U.S. Dept of Agriculture has several USDA Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency.  These include USDA Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS )Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture,  USDA…

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DOE FUNDING

The U.S. Dept of Energy has several DOE Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency.  These include the DOE National Laboratories and Technology Centers, DOE Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) Seed Funding, DOE…

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Renewable Energy Funding

A variety of renewable energy funding comes from federal programs that support innovative new technologies that have been successfully tested/operated at a demonstration-scale and documentation (technical, market, socio-economic, environmental, and financial feasibility) and are ready for commercial-scale development. The U.S. Dept of Agriculture has several USDA Funding programs and resources that are available to support…

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Federal Programs and Resources Available to Support the Bioeconomy

Federal Programs and Resources Available to Support the Bioeconomy By Bill Hagy, Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. A series of PowerPoint Presentations outlining key Federal Financial Programs and Assistance that are available to support the domestic bioeconomy have been provided.  This was not intended to be an” all inclusive” listing of federal programs/resources available.  The PowerPoints…

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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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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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