Presentations: From Plants to Products Seminar 2012

From Plants to Products

Seizing Maine’s Market Share in the Bio-Based Economy

On April 11, 2012, sixty business leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, economic development professionals, sustainable business advocates, and investors gathered at the Biovation LLC manufacturing facility in Boothbay to learn about market opportunities for Maine businesses in bio-based plastics.

Special thanks are due to the event sponsors. Please support them: Biovation LLC, Environmental Health Strategy Center, Cerealus LLC, Tom’s of Maine, Oakhurst Dairy, and Us & Company Computers.

Seminar Presentations

Keynote: Market Opportunities for Bio-­Based Products – Andrew Soare, Lux Research

Advancing Research & Development of Bio-Based Products in Maine (Part 1; Part 2; Part 3) – Hemant Pendse, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute, University of Maine

Bio-Based Companies across the Value Chain: Old Town Fuel and Fiber – Darrell Waite, Old Town Fuel and Fiber

Bio-Based Companies across the Value Chain: Biofine Technology – Paul Nace, Biofine Technology