Epicellulyse XT

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February 2020
Headquarters Barış, 41400 Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey
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Epicellulyse XT - Enables use of paper mill sludge (waste) for biogas/renewable energy and organic fertilizer production.

Epicellulyse XT solves paper industry's massive waste problem.

Previously paper mill sludge was not suitable for biogas production due to its cellulose content. The material caused crusting, viscosity and mixing problems in biogas digesters and hard to digest cellulose did not release enough nutrients for biogas production. Epicellulyse XT is used in pretreatment of paper mill sludge and making it ideal for biogas process by transforming the waste negative value paper sludge into organic fertiliser and renewable energy. The secret sauce is its enzyme, Cellurise a whole cell biocatalysts which enables this technology.

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Key features

  • 12 million metric tonnes less GHGs emitted annually

Profitability

  • Globally 3 billion USD cost would be converted to 9.5 Billion USD profit, totally 12.5 billion USD impact annually
  • Payback time is less than 5 years

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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