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  1. Brent ShanksDirector, CBiRC • Why Biobased Chemicals?

  2. Chemicals

  3. Refinery Products

  4. Petrochemicals Ethylene Benzene Propylene Toluene C4’s Xylene Methanol

  5. Ethylene and Derivatives 6% α-Olefins 52% Polyethylene 17% Ethylene 98% Vinylchloride 98% Polyvinyl chloride dichloride 13% Ethylene 58% Ethylene glycol 30% Antifreeze oxide 12% Ethoxylates 60% Polyethylene 10% Ethanolaminesterephthalate 7% Ethyl 99% Styene 62% Polystyrene benzene 11% Rubbers/Elastomers 12% Vinyl acetate Ethylene

  6. Production Dow, Mark Jones, 2011

  7. Chemicals

  8. Biobased Chemicals Status

  9. Pathways to Biorenewables Carbohydrates Furans Sorbitol Glycolysis Lactate Acetyl CoA Pyruvate Ethanol Fatty Acid Metabolism Citric Acid Cycle Amino Acid Metabolism Array of Chains, Branches, Rings Succinate Keto Acids

  10. Biobased Chemicals New Fatty Acids Ethers/Esters Ring Pyrones 3-en-2-ones 3-keto Fatty Acids

  11. Array of Opportunities

  12. Vision CBiRC Biomass Sugars Fatty Acids Intermediates Plastics, Resins, etc. Uses

  13. Participating Institutions Abo Akademi University (Finland) Fritz Haber Institute (Germany) Technical University of Denmark TechnischeUniversiteit (Netherlands)

  14. Biobased Chemicals

  15. Triacetic Acid Lactone Platform

  16. Coumalate Platform

  17. Thank you