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Established in 2009, MSU BI is a premier, multidisciplinary center combining chemistry and industrial biotechnology capabilities that join government, academia, and industry to develop and derisk promising early-stage technologies.

MSU BI has extensive experience in the development, optimization, scale-up, and production of bio-based processes and specialty chemicals. Leveraging MSU’s world-class facilities, our experts utilize a disciplined and effective process for technology derisking.

Our method drives projects through a “pipeline,” in which risks are systematically identified and addressed, ultimately delivering a robust process with clearly demonstrated commercial viability at a meaningful scale. Once derisked, projects are ready for commercialization. Our exclusive focus on technology derisking, and our access to the full resources of Michigan State University, make us a unique partner for the development and scale-up of your technology.

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