Transformative Technologies 2010 nominees: Consolidated bioprocessing for cellulosic ethanol

June 7, 2010 |

Nominations: Consolidated Bioprocessing for cellulosic ethanol
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Mascoma
Mascoma CEO Bill Brady said that the company’s plans to develop its commercial-scale plant in Kinross, Michigan have been delayed, and the company is now targeting 2013 instead of 2012 for the new facility, Brady also said that the company has yet to complete $100 million in financing for the project.

Qteros
Qteros announced in March that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent for the fermentation of biomass by the unique, naturally-occurring anaerobic Q Microbe (Clostridium phytofermentans). Qteros, the exclusive licensee of the patent, demonstrated that their Q Microbe technology offers ethanol producers significant cost reductions by streamlining the biomass-conversion process, commonly referred to as “consolidated bio-processing” (CBP).

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