Bioproducts & Biochemicals Projects
Green Biologics, Inc., Gahanna, OH — Prepared a Biomass Research and Development Initiative application for client consortium, including: Metabolix, Inc., Sweetwater Energy, Inc., Genera Energy, Inc., Michigan State University, and Sherwin-Williams, for the production of biobutanol and bioacrylic acid using fermentation routes from cellulosic sugars derived from switch grass.
“Cindy and her team supported a grant writing effort for a collaborative team of companies. She offered great feedback and support to sustain momentum during the process. I continue to use Cindy to discuss ideas and offer advice for business related initiatives.”
Joel Stone, CEO, Green Biologics
mC Global, Inc., Los Angeles, CA — Business plan, business development, grant writing and marketing consulting. Assisted the company to develop a line of products to sell to the Korean market, including corncobs, DDGS and corn gluten meal, as well as agri-business technology and services. Also assisted the company to obtain $300,000 value-added loan/grant from Iowa Economic Development Department, and over $2 million in tax abatements and other incentives from local and state entities.
Stramit USA, Perryton, TX — Business plan, business development, and management consulting for $3 million cooperative strawboard manufacturing plant. Services included serving as CEO for the project from 1995-1996. Obtained a $500,000 grant from the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Corporation, USDA, 1995.