Trillium Fiberfuels / Oregon State university

Overview

Project Title:
Microfiber Xylose Isomerization for Ethanol Production

Principal Investigator:
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Oregon State University
Company Contact:
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Trillium FiberFuels, Inc.

Description:
Trillium FiberFuels and Oregon State University are developing a microfiber isomerization reactor and system which enables xylose fermentation to ethanol.  Trillium’s unique approach to generating ethanol seeks to use agricultural residues, such as wheat or grass straw, as the source for this valuable fuel, avoiding use of the edible portion of these plants which have other commercial uses.

The reactor and system seek to increase cellulosic ethanol yield by 30-40% over existing methods, thereby dramatically reducing cellulosic ethanol production costs.

Trillium Fiberfuels has also been awarded a Phase I SBIR Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for their work in this area.

Company Website:  trilliumfiberfuels.com








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