Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Biotechnology uses microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeasts, or biological substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes. Biorefining is the sustainable processing of biomass into a spectrum of bio-based products and bioenergy (biofuels, power and/or heat).

There is much happening in the field of Biotechnology and Biorefining taking the UK a step further towards establishing an increasingly biobased economy. As industry becomes more ambitious in terms of scale-up activities of both biobased chemical and advanced biofuel plants around the world, the more traditional chemicals producers are making a shift towards renewable feedstocks. CPI provides assets and resources to support innovation in Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining through a range of technology development services and at an Industrial Biotechnology facility.

CPI can help partners to derisk process development and provide proof-of-concept testing at scale. CPI core competency lies in assisting in the development of novel bio-based concepts into robust and economic processes using our stateof-the-art industrial biotechnology facility. From initial program scoping and planning through to techno-economic modeling, process demonstration and scale-up, we have a range of services to help you commercialise your ideas and bring them to market faster.

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