Futurity are in the process of establishing New Zealand’s first advanced commercial biorefinery in Tairāwhiti-Gisborne. This plant will be the first of a number of biorefineries to be constructed around New Zealand.
In a licensing and joint technology development agreement with the USA-based Sweetwater Energy, MetGen’s LIGNO technology platform facilitates the enzymatic breakdown of Sweetwater’s ultra-clean lignin into its fundamental component parts. This will allow the development of a full range of high value lignin-based products.
Biondoil aims to “be a stepping stone towards a better world by creating sustainable solutions for fundamental human needs such as clean drinking water, renewable energy and related values such as respect for nature and biodiversity.”