Case studies - Biotech

Second Generation Biofuel Pilot Facility

Location: Guildford, England Scope: Overall process design and build of second generation pilot facility capable of handling a range of lignocellulosic feedstocks. Briggs of Burton worked with TMO Renewables to design and build their Process Development Unit (PDU) to scale-up from current laboratory operations and also optimise a bioethanol process for the commercialisation of the […]

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Baker’s Yeast and Yeast Extract Factory

Location: Harbin, China Scope: Overall process design and build of new baker’s yeast and yeast extract factory in China. Briggs of Burton were involved in the complete design and build of a new yeast production facility located in Harbin, China between 2008-2010. The yeast factory was designed to produce 60,000 Te/yr of ‘Y-30’ yeast cells, […]

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Hygienic Design and Cleaning In Place Consultancy

Briggs of Burton have supported a number of Biofuel production facilities around the world, providing consultancy on Hygienic Plant Design and Clean in Place. This has principally arisen due these production facilities not meeting their nameplate capacity, often due to Contractos from Oil and Gas developing these facilities and not appreciating good Hygienic Plant Design and […]

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Yeast and Enzyme Propagation

Location: Brazil Scope: Overall Process and Mechanical Design of Yeast and Enzyme Propagation systems for Second Generational Bioethanol facility. Briggs of Burton were originally brought in as a consultant on hygienic design and CIP. Briggs of Burton’s scope of work expanded to the complete process and mechanical design of the Yeast and Enzyme Propagation Systems […]

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