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.