Lignocellulosic Materials and Chemicals
Production of second-generation chemicals and materials from nonfood biomass.
Early attempts to scale up the conversion of cellulosic feedstocks to chemicals, materials, and fuels have been plagued by several processing issues, leading to major delays. Despite these technical challenges, interest in valorizing agricultural and forestry waste streams, as well as brand owners' desire to avoid competition with food for products, is leading to increased interest in second-...
Biobased precursors to replace polyacrylonitrile for carbon fiber production (March 24, 2023)
Moving on from first-generation sugars to lactic acid (March 23, 2023)