University of Stratchlyde (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre)
The project will be working in collaboration with the industrial partner (Celtic Renewables LTD) to isolate strains of solvent producing clostridia from sustainable environmental samples which have po...
The aim of the project would be to determine if an ABE-producing clostridium strain could be isolated from these novel drinks industry by-products
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The worldwide success of the Whisky Industry provides a considerable supply of biomass-derived waste streams for future use. Sustainable valorisation of these streams will drive additional economic gr...
This project aims to investigate the first phase to manufacture chemicals from starch waste, namely acetone, butanol, ethanol, succinic acid and/or D-amino acid oxidase. Edinburgh Napier University (E...
Scottish Funding Council
The project aims to add value to agricultural plastic waste, by utilising pyrolysis (an emerging plastic conversion technology) to enable successful conversion to fuel, energy or platform chemicals. T...
Soft fruit waste valorisation project
Zero Waste Scotland
The objective is to assess the technical and commercial potential to use waste and recycled paper as a feedstock for ABE fermentation.
The project aims to make use out of reject potatoes from the food market in Scotland for the production of high value commodity chemicals and biofuels without impacting on food supply and providing a ...