Kansas Bioproduct Roadmap. An Inventory and Plan for Bioproduct Development and Commercialization. Donna Johnson Pinnacle Technology, Inc . Project Team. KCC Energy Program Funded Project. KS Department of Commerce. Kansas State University. Pinnacle Technology, Inc.
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An Inventory and Plan for Bioproduct
Development and Commercialization
Pinnacle Technology, Inc.
KCC Energy Program
KS Department of Commerce
Before 1850 most products
came from plant material
By 1970 oil = 70% of fuels
& 95% organic chemicals
By end of WWII no new
industrial uses of plant matter
Bioprocessing & Value Added Program
extrusion, bioprocessing, fermentation
Research – bioenergy economics, bioproducts (adhesives), bioconversion to fuels and chemicals, agribusiness development
Kansas Polymer Research Center
KTEC Center of Excellence
Research – polyurethanes, polymeric materials from renewable resources, plastics
Energy Research Center
interdisciplinary R&D studies, support for a broad range of energy studies
Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis
sustainable manufacturing processes, develop technologies to convert biomass to value-added products