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Integrated Process Improvements for Biochemical Conversion of Biomass Sugars: From Pretreatment to Substitutes for Petroleum-based Feedstocks, Products and Fuels

Open Date: 12/13/2010

Close Date: 02/07/2011

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000337

Summary:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks applications to develop and demonstrate integrated bench scale technology and/or process improvements, from pretreatment to substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, products, and fuels that better the economics and efficiency of biochemical conversion process. Typical improvements could be in enzyme production and efficiency (cellulases, hemicellulases, etc.); fuel synthesis cost and efficiency (fermentation organisms, catalysts, etc.); and specific improvements to the feedstock pretreatment or conditioning steps when operated in an integrated fashion. <.p>

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Last updated: 12/14/2010

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.