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Butanol from forest waste: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to advanced fermentation of AVAP sugars

Butanol from forest waste: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to advanced fermentation of AVAP sugars

February 24, 2018 |

The objective? To create an economically viable process for the production of butanol from the underutilized natural resources domestically available economically sustainable biofuel at or below DOE target selling price. And, suitable for roll-out in multiple regions containing agricultural residues and underutilized forest residuals. Not to mention, able to compete in the butanol market without subsidy. The Department […]

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Advanced Fermentation Agitation with Methanotrophs and Other Organisms

Advanced Fermentation Agitation with Methanotrophs and Other Organisms

August 9, 2017 |

By Gregory T. Benz Special to The Digest Fermentation processes, both aerobic and anaerobic, have been successful on an industrial scale for quite a long time, producing a wide variety of products. In most of these processes, if any gas has been added, it has been either air or oxygen-enriched air. In the advanced bioeconomy, […]

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The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Advanced Fermentation 3.0 – The Must Knows

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Advanced Fermentation 3.0 – The Must Knows

April 6, 2017 |

Now on the one hand you have the theory of alternative fuels, chemicals and materials, then there is the actual making of them — often aiming for exotically high rates, titers and yields in order to meet the ferocious economics demanded by commodity markets used to the cheap and dirty and predicatable oil with nothing […]

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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 2

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make that so. See part 1 of today’s top story, here. LanzaTech The LanzaTech process increases […]

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The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

The Brew Barons: Masters of advanced fermentation, driving the redefinition of biofuels: Pt 1

[ 0 ] March 1, 2011 |

Will the new fermentation technologies completely shatter preconceptions about biofuels and bio-based products – and redefine the way in which Western Civ approaches the production of fuel, food, feed, and fiber? The new Brew Barons are working hard to make it so. The Regents of the University of Washington generally only admit under conditions of […]

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Advanced Downstream Recovery: Converting fermentation broth into products

Advanced Downstream Recovery: Converting fermentation broth into products

June 6, 2017 |

By Mark Warner, PE, Warner Advisors LLC Special to The Digest Advanced biotechnology has historically focused on fermentation as the key technology for development, with synthetic biology and proprietary organisms the key intellectual property. As any biotechnology moves toward commercialization, recovery and purification of the product requires a change of focus, which is often more costly […]

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Convert fermentation waste to advanced ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Ebio’s Alcoli process

Convert fermentation waste to advanced ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Ebio’s Alcoli process

July 7, 2016 |

What’s a major opportunity with thin stillage? Ebio says it can deliver “20% Increased Efficiency, 20% Advanced Ethanol, Payback in 5 months, based on any feedstock, and offering D5 Advanced biofuels” — all that with its Alcoli process, by which engineered e.coli bacteria convert fermented ethanol waste into advanced ethanol. Ebio CEO Trent Nguyen gave this illuminating overview of […]

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BASF invests in LanzaTech, ArcelorMittal’s underway on advanced fuels, Syngenta breaks 3B gallon mark, Leaf gets an accelerator: partnership frenzy in the bioeconomy

BASF invests in LanzaTech, ArcelorMittal’s underway on advanced fuels, Syngenta breaks 3B gallon mark, Leaf gets an accelerator: partnership frenzy in the bioeconomy

June 13, 2018 |

News that ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech broke ground on their €150 million waste-to-energy project in Belgium this week and that BASF has invested in the company adds to the LanzaTech-dominated week in Digestville. But it shows also what smaller companies can do when they partner effectively – whether that means industrial giants like ArcelorMittal or BASF, […]

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Higher yields, faster fermentation, reduced energy: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont Industrial Biosciences’ XCELIS platform

Higher yields, faster fermentation, reduced energy: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont Industrial Biosciences’ XCELIS platform

June 7, 2018 |

Building off the recent launch of its fuel ethanol platform DuPont XCELIS, DuPont Industrial Biosciences unveiled the first three products from the innovation hub – designed to increase yields, speed fermentation and reduce energy and chemical consumption. These are: DuPont SYNERXIA THRIVE GX, Next Generation in Yeast for the Fuel Alcohol Industry; DuPont DISTILLASE DXT, Advanced Glucoamylase Blend; […]

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Contract Fermentation Landscape: Facility Selection in an Environment of Limited Options

Contract Fermentation Landscape: Facility Selection in an Environment of Limited Options

April 11, 2018 |

By Mark Warner, PE, Founder, Warner Advisors LLC Special to The Digest Funding for early stage advanced biotechnology is ramping up and companies commercializing fermentation-based technologies are faced with the decision to either build their own demonstration-scale facility or utilize existing contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). There are clear benefits of using CMOs, however conducting a successful […]

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