News International Sugar Journal

LS9 scales up its technology to produce fatty alcohol [Registered]

Biotech start-up LS9 recently announced that it is scaling-up its fermentation technology to produce commercial samples for testing and product qualification by key partners and prospective customers. Since the company’s initial run at 135,000 litre scale in the third quarter of last year, LS9 has made several additional fatty alcohol runs of this size as well as smaller production runs of fatty acid methyl esters (biodiesel). In addition, LS9 has successfully completed a pilot production run at its Florida plant for another advanced bioproducts company, Cobalt Technologies. Fermentation scale-up is an expensive proposition and requires the proper facilities and expertise…

Login or sign up

Create an account

Lost your password?