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  • What We Do

    MSU BI helps organizations quickly and cost-effectively accelerate new specialty and biobased chemicals to commercialization. Our teams in Holland and Lansing, Michigan, combine a full spectrum of science, engineering, operational, and business expertise with an integrated and flexible infrastructure, taking your technology from the lab bench to the pilot plant in preparation for successful manufacturing.

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Summer Internships in Battery Research – Apply by Feb. 15

The Organic Energy Storage Lab, located in Holland, MI and led by Tom Guarr, Ph.D., offers a paid summer program that involves undergraduate students in relevant, real-world research.  The OESLab focuses on original research in all-organic “redox flow” batteries, plus other chemistry fields such as alternative energy, organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, catalysis, and device design. The summer internship offers an excellent…

2016 scale-up class

Registration for Pilot Plant Workshop Now Open

MSU BI’s annual Lab Bench to Pilot Plant workshop will be held May 11 through May 15, 2020 in Holland, Michigan. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from the institute’s chemical industry veterans. The workshop will familiarize attendees with the transitional issues encountered in moving a chemical process from the laboratory bench to a chemical plant. Learn more and register on…