Proving and Scaling Up Novel "Green" Technologies

About the Bioeconomy Institute

The MSU Bioeconomy Institute provides chemical pilot plant scale-up production and conducts sponsored research and testing for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities of all sizes. Learn more

Pilot Plant Infrastructure

The following equipment is currently available for projects at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute. Learn more

BioBusiness Accelerator

The BioBusiness Accelerator at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute is operated under contract by Lakeshore Advantage on behalf of Michigan State University. Learn more

i6 Green Proof of Concept Center

In Fall 2011, an institute-headquartered consortium received one of six "i6 Green Challenge" grants from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, following merit review administered by the National Science Foundation. Learn more

About Michigan State University

Michigan State University works to advance the common good in uncommon ways. The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began in 1855 as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday l Learn more


Directory of institute staff and Lakeshore Advantage collaborators. Learn more

From Lab Bench to Plant

Each summer, the MSU Bioeconomy Institute hosts a week-long, hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop, "From Lab Bench to Plant." Learn more

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MSU helps firms with a wide range of regulatory obligations, as well as providing expertise and capital equipment for chemical production. Learn more