Chapter 2. Biomass Refining Global Impact–The Biobased Economy of the 21st Century

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Bruce E. Dale and
  2. Seungdo Kim

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch2

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

How to Cite

Dale, B. E. and Kim, S. (2005) Biomass Refining Global Impact–The Biobased Economy of the 21st Century, in Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions (eds B. Kamm, P. R. Gruber and M. Kamm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute, Bioactive Polymer Systems, biopos e.V. Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 2

    President and CEO, Outlast Technologies Inc., 5480 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Biorefinery. de GmbH, Stiftstr. 2, 14471, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310272

Online ISBN: 9783527619849

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Keywords:

  • fossil carbon-processing industries;
  • biobased economy;
  • biorefinery;
  • biomass feedstock;
  • integrated biorefining systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Outline

  • Supplying the Biorefinery

  • Sustainability of Integrated Biorefining Systems

  • Conclusions