Chapter 16. Industrial Biotech — Setting Conditions to Capitalize on the Economic Potential

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Rolf Bachmann and
  2. Jens Riese

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch33

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

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

How to Cite

Bachmann, R. and Riese, J. (2005) Industrial Biotech — Setting Conditions to Capitalize on the Economic Potential, 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.ch33

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:

  • industrial biotech;
  • biobased industry;
  • waste biomass;
  • residual biomass;
  • biomass conversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Time to Exploit the Potential

  • The Importance of Residual Biomass

  • Overcoming the Challenges Ahead

  • Overcoming Challenges

  • More Needs to be Done