Platforms for bio-sourced materials and chemicals


What are the problems faced by the industry in this area?
Improvement needed in the performance of industrial platforms for specific end use or utility
Lack of data required to scale up and commercialize technologies
Integration of technologies and feedstock preparation into industrial and
commercial operations


What does FPInnovations do to address the challenges?
Reduce energy manufacturing cost of cellulose filaments and optimize furnish
Optimize LignoForce for hardwood and mixed hardwood/softwood liquors; substitute flue gas for CO2

Goals & Impacts

What are the goals to reach and what are the impacts on members?
Reach commercial demonstration of three FPInnovations-developed technologies by 2020
Reduce manufacturing cost of CF by 20% by 2021
Manufacture lignin that consistently meets requirements for commercial applications
Ensure availability of data needed for platform scale-up through pilot to demonstration and commercial stages