CABBI Scientists Develop Open-Source Software to Analyze Economics of Biofuels, Bioproducts

BioSTEAM — Biorefinery Simulation and Techno-Economic Analysis Modules — allows researchers to quickly compare and prioritize strategies for converting biomass to fuels and products.

Poster Presentation Practice 2020

On Feb. 3, 2020, researchers, postdocs, and graduate students took time to explain the work they are doing for CABBI during a poster session practice run.

IGB Symposium Celebrates Discovery

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University of Illinois iGEM Team: Cleaning up our Crops

The Illinois iGEM team is tackling glyphosate to clean up herbicides. This fall, they presented their research in Boston.







CABBI Research Themes

Feedstock Production





I am excited to share our paper on BioSTEAM - our open-source tool for biorefinery design, simulation, & TEA - has been published! Open access, of course 😀

Time to expedite TEA for biofuel/bioproduct R&D.
LCA add-on forthcoming!

Product of .@CABBIbio

BioSTEAM, a new open-source simulation tool developed by #Illinois researchers, analyzes the economics of producing different bioproducts in seconds, expediting innovation & making biofuels more financially viable & environmentally sustainable

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