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Heemstra Joins The MSU Bioeconomy Institute

Doug Heemstra in hard hat in the scale up plant

Doug Heemstra has been selected as the new Associate Director of Operations for the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute. Heemstra has extensive experience in process automation and system optimization in a chemical manufacturing setting. Having worked for companies including Pfizer, Corium, Amgen, and most recently Mead Johnson Nutrition, he has led large teams and multi-million dollar projects. “What really excites me about…

MSUBI attending SynBioBeta, Oct. 1-3 in San Francisco, CA.

Golden Gate bridge in San Franciso taken at sunset

Find us at booth 220!

Lab Bench to Pilot Plant Workshop, May 14-18

summer class 2016

Register now to gain hands-on experience with the challenges of moving a chemical process from the laboratory bench to a chemical plant.

MSU’s Redox Flow Battery Can Store Sun, Wind Energy

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Finding more efficient ways to harness and store renewable energy is the goal of the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Michigan. Spartan researchers are creating a cheaper and more durable version of a redox flow battery, which can store energy from the sun and wind. Currently in the prototypephase, the device could one day open the door to large-scale operations…

Speaker Series

MSU BI Auditorium

Join us at MSU BI in Holland for our monthly speaker series. Guests include top researchers and business development experts.

Speaker Series: Brian Winn

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Join us November 9 at 3:30 p.m. at MSUBI Holland to learn more about gaming for entertainment MSU’s Learning Lab.