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Biofuels & Innovative Biorefineries Featured at BIO’s 2013 Pacific Rim Summit

November 15, 2013
Advanced biofuels and biorefinery platforms for drop-in and aviation fuels are ready for commercialization.  In a recent press release, BIO highlighted several presentations to be showcased at the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy that will focus on the advanced biofuel sector evolving in Asia and the Americas.

“The BIO Pacific Rim Summit’s track on advanced biofuels will assess investment and development in cutting edge renewable fuels for aviation, for defense industries and drop in fuels,” Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President of BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section said regarding the upcoming Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms Track. “The Navy’s leadership in adopting renewable energy and the RFS have driven investment in this new and vitally important industry, helping U.S. companies commercialize advanced biofuels that contribute to U.S. energy security and economic competitiveness.”

With a complete track of Breakout Sessions  on Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms, BIO attendees will have access to presentations discussing the production and commercialization of advanced biofuels. Additionally, attendees will witness a robust dialogue on financing and the construction of advanced biorefinery platforms as well as overcoming the regulatory and intellectual property hurdles companies face when bringing a facility to operation.

Speakers featured in the breakout sessions come from POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, Inc., AltAir Fuels, Cool Planet Biofuels, Alaska Airlines, U.S. Department of Energy, Cellana, LLC and SG Biofuels.

The Pacific Rim Summit will be co-organized by Biocom and held in San Diego, December 8-11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.