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A Collaborative Research Approach to Preserving Michigan’s Freshwater Resources

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Darrel Donahue and Alan Steinman presented March 20, 2019, at MSU’s Bioeconomy Institute in Holland Michigan.

TEDxMacatawa Brings Ideas, Innovation to Holland

Ted Talk, Tom Guarr

Tom Guarr, director of research and development at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute, shared “A future without grids – powered by solar energy and organic batteries.”

Senator Gary Peters Visits MSU Bioeconomy Institute

Senator Gary Peters and others during a tour of scale up plant

Tours the Organic Energy Storage Lab, Trident Laboratories, and the chemical scale-up plant.

A Collaborative Research Approach to Preserving Michigan’s Freshwater Resources

Great Lakes Water

March 20 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Join us as two water experts discuss current challenges related to the quality of Michigan’s fresh water, and provide an overview of research projects aimed at addressing those issues.

Electrochemist Provides Lecture at MSU Bioeconomy Institute

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Dr. Cory Rusinek from MSU-Fraunhofer discussed the development of a scalable treatment option for PFAS-contaminated wastewater.

Holland Startup, Jolt, Wins $100K in International Competition

Guarr Award

Funding will help continue research on renewable, organic, energy storage.

Lab Bench to Pilot Plant Workshop, May 13-17, 2019

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Join us at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., for a week-long, hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop from May 13-17, 2019.

MSU BI at SynBioBeta, Oct. 1-3

Syn Bio Beta Conference

Visit us at booth 117!

MSU BI at the Specialty & Argo Chemicals America, Sept. 5-7

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Visit us at booth 407!

MSU’s Bioeconomy Institute Research Leads To Organic Batteries

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WKAR interviews Tom Guarr on his research in the Organic Energy Storage Lab at MSU Bioeconomy Institute.