These newly awarded patents cover processes for making nanocellulose, including a hydrophobic composition. These new additions add to a growing list of patents for nanocellulose materials owned by API with market applications in markets around the world including the U.S., Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India, Russia, Malaysia and South Africa.
API’s CEO Dr. Theodora Retsina remarks, “API’s suite of technologies provide a flexible biorefinery platform to economically produce various chemicals, materials, sugars, fuels, and energy from lignocellulosic biomass. Nanocellulose in particular offers a tremendous opportunity to create substantial value for biorefineries globally. I am pleased that API is part of technology leaders in the nanocellulose revolution.”
The full press release can be viewed here.