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Mascoma Corporation

Mascoma Corporation is a provider of leading technology for the conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals. Using its proprietary consolidated bioprocessing, or CBP, technology platform, Mascoma has developed bioengineered yeasts to reduce costs and improve yields in the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Mascoma’s first commercial application of its technology platform are its Mascoma Grain Technology, or MGT®, yeast products, which are drop-in substitutes for existing yeasts designed to improve the economics of corn-based ethanol production. Mascoma is pursuing other commercial applications of its CBP technology and is partnering with companies that operate or plan to operate facilities that produce cellulosic ethanol.

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Flagship Partners:

  • Brian Baynes, Partner
  • Jim Matheson, Venture Partner