Bioprocessing separations technology to move biofuels and bioproducts to market

Reducing the High Cost of Separations

Developing cost-competitive biofuels and bioproducts requires proven technologies to separate process streams. Today, the cost of separation can represent up to 70% of processing costs, and the biofuels and products industry requires new, cost-effective separations processes to cut these costs.

The Bioprocessing Separations Consortium brings together teams from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) national laboratories to move cost-effective, high-performing separations technologies to market faster through coordinated separations research that targets challenges relevant to industry.