Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Yield Improvement Award: Mascoma, Lallemand Ethanol Technology — TransFerm

| December 31, 2012

BD-2012-AwardsTransFerm is the first commercial application of Mascoma’s proprietary consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) technology platform, is a bioengineered drop-in substitute for conventional fermenting yeast that lowers costs for corn ethanol producers by alleviating the need to purchase a significant amount of the expensive enzymes currently used in corn ethanol production. TransFerm, is manufactured and distributed by Lallemand and jointly marketed and sold by

Mascoma and Lallemand through an exclusive partnership. To date, TransFerm has been used in the production of over an estimated 50 million gallons of ethanol in both commercial use and commercial-scale trials by nine corn ethanol producers.

READ MORE: All about the technology, here.

The Complete 2012 Biofuels Digest Awards

Best Project – Thermochemical
Best Project – Fermentation
Best Project – Hybrid
Best Project (demonstration)
Best Project (pilot)

Best Technology Extension
Best New Fuel
Best Retrofit
Process Improvement
Pretreatment Technology

Yield Improvement
Industrial Symbiosis
New Trait
New Feedstock
New Feedstock (Demonstration)

New Feedstock (Trial)
Consumer Product of the Year (biobased)
Consumer Product of the Year (biofuels)
Partnership of the Year
Special Editor’s Award – Comeback of the year

Special Editor’s Award – Sustainable technology
Book of the Year



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