Biofuels market background
specialist publishing business seeking to expand coverage to include some focus on biofuels wishes to gain some insight as to current and emerging themes of interest in this sector.
Specific viewpoints of interest are
(a) investors a what do investors in this technology look at when researching the market? What data is of most interest? What news articles are most likely to be of interest over the coming 12 months
(b) industrial energy consumers a how do they follow trends in biofuels ? What data, analysis information do they need in order to evaluate whether biofuels should be a part of their energy strategy
(c) research to production a what information, data analysis do researchers and biofuel producers typically like to promote in order to increase awareness and generate sales
also like some insight as to the
(a) big players in this sector
(b) key personalities
(c) key policy makers
(d) most relevant geographical regions+7 Other Responses
the environmental research center's (erc) at the us air force academy primary mission is to support the air force office of scientific research (afosr) basic research program through faculty and cadet research efforts. The united states air force academy has a long-term vision to establish a multi-year alternative energy program of planning, research and infrastructure investment which started in 2009. The vision involves a mix of research and alternative energy production facilities in solar electric, biofuels, waste-to-methane and other conservation efforts. Given the recent high interest in the use of microalgae in alternative fuels production, our erc has started a biofuels research program. The biofules researcher will aide in developing photosynthetic, growth, and biomass properties of certain microalgae for the purposes of optimizing algal oils production. Research efforts will focus on strain selection/cultivation to improve the overall yield of oils in microalgal mass cultures, in concert with developing novel extraction processes to increase oil harvest yields.
Required skills and knowledge
phd in biochemistry or related field.
Us citizenship required
research background in applied algal biochemistry, physiology and lipid biosynthesis.
Ability to lead and guide a team of laboratory technicians and students, produce reports and other materials to disseminate research results, assist other scientists.
Must have a good working knowledge of laboratory analytical equipment.+10 Other Responses
Looking for well experienced companies in the field of biogas technology and plant development, to transfer technology and/or co-invest resources to develop the concept to the next level of becoming an integrated no-cost profit making waste management solution providing renewable energy.
The pilot project and commercial expansion will initially take place in sri lanka, but is applicable over the saarc and asean region.
The ability to either invest on commercial expansion or to procure debt or equity for the purpose is a definite advantage, as the technology has received a bad rap in sri lanka.+5 Other Responses