Biofuels and Carbohydrates Laboratory (Zhang Lab)

index research publicationsAwards Zhang members entrepreneur

Entrepreneur ventures

Technology

Company

Status

Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) based on Clostridium thermocellum

Mascoma Co. (Licensed)

Pending IPO

Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) based on recombinant cellulolytic Bacillus subtilis

Gate Fuels Inc. (Licensed)

NSF SBIR I and IB, Optafuel (partner)

DOE SBIR I

Cellulose solvent- and organic solvent-based lignocellulose fractionation (COSLIF)

Biomethodes/Optafuel (Licensed)

25 MM pilot plant under construction

High-density and high-power sugar biobattery

Gate Fuels Inc.

NSF SBIR I

Low-cost enzymatic conversion cellulose to starch (amylose)

Feeding the world;

Preventing obesity and diebetes

Available for license

Sweet hydrogen

Shell

Funding for R&D

Artificial photosynthesis (CO2 utilization) for the production of carbohydrates, chemicals and liquid jet fuels from CO2 and insolution (hydrogen or electricity) Calling for funding and collaboration, License available