“The future is now and it is here,” said Pramod Chaudhari, executive chairman of Praj Industries. “Each one of us is making the effort and pushing the envelope to create a new biobased economy.” Chaudhari discussed efforts to find renewable chemicals that can replace petroleum along with other panelists at BIO’s Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy plenary session, Biotechnology and Renewable Chemicals: The Future is Now.
The panelists talked about using renewable chemicals to make the world more sustainable and ensure the future of the planet is greener, healthier and happier. The key, they agreed, is smart biorefineries that accept multiple feedstocks and create multiple products.
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Tags: biorefineries, biofuels, biobased products, renewable chemicals, natural gas, environment
Source: BIOtechNOW, 2012-10-18.