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Research reports by focus area: Biobased Products
AURI is pleased to present this preview of an upcoming Minnesota Hemp Value Chain Analysis report to the growers, governments, supply chain sectors and end users who are engaged in the emerging hemp industry in Minnesota. With the interest in industrial hemp growing both nationally and internationally, and the passage of the 2018 farm bill […]
The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute is soliciting proposals to supply process development expertise and services for deliverables on multiple priority projects. The common theme of these project is to produce value-added chemicals from agricultural commodities in partnership with AURI scientists. Project deliverables include, but are not limited to, demonstration of production of biofuels (such as […]
>Read the full report “Economic Contribution of Agbioscience in Greater Minnesota” (PDF download) Agbiosicence presents the unique opportunity to bridge the future of rural and urban Minnesota. A new research report just released shows that in one year alone the industry supported $23.4 billion in economic impact in Greater Minnesota and $12.5 billion in the […]
Read the full report:Marketplace Opportunities for Integration of Biobased and Conventional Plastics About this report: The bioplastics industry is continuing to grow and expand. This report looks at the biobased materials industry in Minnesota. Conclusions: (1) The bioplastics industry is a small but rapidly growing section of the overall 270 million tonnes plastics industry. Growth […]
>Read the Executive Summary >Read the full report A new report out shows that Minnesota’s economic future may well be rooted in its historic leadership in agricultural production. Agbioscience as a Development Driver: Minnesota Agbioscience Strategy, undertaken by the world-renowned Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, includes an assessment of Minnesota’s key capacities and opportunities in agricultural […]
As the interest and use of biobased products grows, so do the opportunities and challenges. According to a recent report sponsored by AURI and the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, Minnesota’s fundamental strengths in agriculture, biofuels and innovation may hold the key to the state’s potential for leadership in this emerging economy although, as […]
A Study Assessing the Opportunities and Potential of Corn-Based Products and Technologies – Informa Corn Report
A comprehensive report detailing new opportunities for corn growers in Minnesota.
A Study Assessing the Opportunities and Potential of Soybean-Based Products and Technologies – Informa Soybean Report
Comprehensive report on new opportunities for soybean growers in Minnesota.
Read the complete report; The Emerging Biobased Economy About This Report The purpose of the study is to provide analytic insight and foundations needed to successfully evaluate decisions and assumptions already in place involving biobased products. The study also will help participants to identify opportunities and risks and provide for objective evaluation of case studies, […]