Category: 5-Minute Guide

4 Minutes With… Steve Weiss, Grey Heron

4 Minutes With… Steve Weiss, Grey Heron

October 23, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. I help companies with great technology and potential: – focus on and develop their core ideas; – sharpen them into an executable, differentiated value proposition and business strategy; – build a simple, compelling story that resonates with customers and investors; – help them […]

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4 Minutes With…Seth Snyder, Water Initiative Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

4 Minutes With…Seth Snyder, Water Initiative Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

October 22, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. As a DOE National Laboratory, Argonne plays a core role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. It is the home for GREET, the national life cycle analysis tool. Argonne has core programs in waste-to-energy (WTE), separations, catalysis, and feedstock stability. Argonne is a core lab […]

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4 Minutes With… Steve Csonka, Executive Director, CAAFI (Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative)

4 Minutes With… Steve Csonka, Executive Director, CAAFI (Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative)

October 21, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. CAAFI is a public-private partnership working on behalf of the jet-powered aviation enterprise for the near-term development and commercialization of sustainable, alternative Jet Fuel supply. We bring together constituents from across the spectrum of those who share our interests in an attempt to […]

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4 Minutes With…Sebastian Scaparro, Business developer and administration manager, ALS Bioenergy

4 Minutes With…Sebastian Scaparro, Business developer and administration manager, ALS Bioenergy

October 21, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. ALS Bioenergy is a company that develops and commercialize technologies for biofuels, agroindustrial and bioproducts. Our technology is multifeedstock, glycerin free and has a much lower cloud point then the traditional process. We want to drive the world towards a more sustainable and […]

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4 Minutes With…Joost Dubois, Director Branding & Communications, Bio-based Products, DSM

4 Minutes With…Joost Dubois, Director Branding & Communications, Bio-based Products, DSM

October 19, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. DSM is a science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. We pioneer conversion of renewable plant material to fuels or chemicals in our Biobased Products unit. By combining life sciences with chemistry and materials sciences, we develop technology in bioenergy and renewable […]

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4 Minutes With…Joanne M. Ivancic, President, Advanced Biofuels USA

4 Minutes With…Joanne M. Ivancic, President, Advanced Biofuels USA

October 16, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization advocates for the adoption of advanced biofuels as an energy security, military flexibility, economic development and climate change mitigation/pollution control solution. Our key tool for accomplishing this is our web site, 14,000+ indexed articles. Technology neutral, […]

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4 Minutes with…Ray W. Miller, Chief Business Officer, Verdezyne

4 Minutes with…Ray W. Miller, Chief Business Officer, Verdezyne

October 15, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Verdezyne is a small privately held industrial biotechnology company developing a platform of chemical intermediates from renewable sources. Our technology is based on a proprietary yeast that is selectively engineered to use a variety of plant oil by-products, such as fatty acids, to […]

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4 Minutes With…John Williams, President, Scoville Public Relations

4 Minutes With…John Williams, President, Scoville Public Relations

October 14, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. We’ve played an integral role in the growth of the industry, handling PR for many of the industry’s leading players, including LanzaTech, Imperium Renewables, Algae Biomass Organization, Rivertop, Sustainable Oils and Propel Fuels. We’re proud to have helped these companies literally change the […]

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4 Minutes With…Svitlana Kroll, Senior Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

4 Minutes With…Svitlana Kroll, Senior Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

October 13, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. With more than 65 years of experience in automotive and fuels research and development, SwRI is uniquely positioned as an international expert in the research, development and testing of renewable fuels. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in […]

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4 Minutes With…John Reilly, Managing Director, WestPark Capital

4 Minutes With…John Reilly, Managing Director, WestPark Capital

October 12, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. We finance alternative energy companies especially in biofuels and chemicals. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in the next 12 months. In the next twelve months would like to finance $100 million into alternative energy companies with breakthrough […]

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