Biocatalysis

Technology Map Detailed Contents May 2016

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Fermentation
  • Biotransformation
  • Advances in Technology
    • Protein Engineering
    • Metabolic Engineering
    • Synthetic Biology
    • Bioproduct-Manufacturing Methods
    • Catalyst Immobilization
    • Fermenter Design
    • Process Control
    • Nonaqueous and Multiphase Catalysis
    • Extremophiles
    • Catalytic Antibodies

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Europe
    • Japan
    • North America

Areas to Monitor

  • Improvements in Biocatalyst Engineering
  • Isolation of Biocatalysts
  • Changes in Energy Costs and Regulatory Drivers
  • Production of Optically Pure Isomers
  • Advances in Bioprocessing and Separations
  • Sustainability of Large-Scale Bioprocessing
  • Adoption of Biobased Products
  • Plant-Based Biochemical Production
  • Bioweapons and Biodefense Concerns
  • The Use of Biocatalysts in Nonaqueous Media
  • Microbial Geotechnology
  • Competitiveness of Biomimetic Catalysts

Implications of Commercialization

  • Biocatalysts Produce Alternative Fuels
  • Biocatalysts Replace Conventional Chemical- and Pharmaceuticals-Production Processes
  • Scientists Improve Biocatalysts
  • Biocatalysis Companies Collaborate

Opportunities

  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Therapeutics
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Biofuels and Bioplastics
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Detergents
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Agriculture and Food and Feed Processing
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Textile Processing
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Pulp and Paper Processing
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Environmental Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Materials Recovery and Processing
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities

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