Commodity bio-sourced chemicals


What are the problems faced by the industry in this area?
Understanding the ever-evolving technologies, economics, market, and supply chain of all possible products and opportunities available to the forest industry
De-risking technologies by reducing capital expenditures to attract investors, and reducing operating expenditures to improve profitability


What does FPInnovations do to address the challenges?
Prioritize prospects through a comprehensive evaluation of feedstock, products, markets, economics, and environmental impact
Evaluate most promising bio-based chemicals with partners within the competitive landscape
Maximize production process efficiency for selected forest-based chemicals by reassessing combination of biomass pre-treatment, process integration, control, intensification, and product purification

Goals & Impacts

What are the goals to reach and what are the impacts on members?
Top 10 list of opportunities supported by technical, market, economic, supply chain, and environmental data by 2025
Three opportunities evaluated in collaboration with partners by 2025
One technology ready for pilot/demonstration scale deployment to support commercialization of bio-based commodity chemicals by 2025