CBiRC—A Recognized Leader in Biobased Chemicals
Founded in 2008 with more than $44M in federal, industry, and Iowa State University funding, CBiRC works in tandem with Iowa and the nation’s growing biosciences sector. CBiRC’s goal is to lead the transformation of the chemical industry toward a future where chemicals derived from biomass resources will lead to the production of new bioproducts to meet evolving societal needs.
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Flame retardant polymers
Creating safer fire-resistant fabricsCase study
Using biobased chemicals to limit corrosion costsCase study
Suppressing the growth of harmful microorganismsCase study