The 475 page “BREW” study; “Medium and Long-Term Opportunities and Risks of the Biotechnological Production of Bulk Chemicals from Renewable Resources” can be downloaded from the project’s website.
The study was co-ordinated by Utrecht University, Department of Science, Technology and Society / Copernicus Institute and funded by the European Commission. A consortium of 15 partners were involved, comprising 9 companies and 6 institutes.
Topics covered include; an overview of chemicals with potential for production using white biotechnology, environmental and economic assessments and projections for the year 2050.
Dr. Martin K. Patel
Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS) / Copernicus Institute
3584 CS Utrecht
Phone: 0031 30 253 7634
Fax: 0031 30 253 7601
Source: Utrecht University Nov. 03, 2006.