To enable technology transfer from DOE-supported research centers (such as the three BioEnergy Research Centers
JBEI had 23 Letters of Intent submitted to DOE in response to this opportunity, whereas the other BRCs had a total of 4. Of the 23 letters for JBEI, 14 of them are for pieces of IP generated by Sandians working at JBEI in the areas of
- recovery of chemically hydrolysed biomass using solvent extraction,
- mixed feedstock processing using ionic liquids,
- spatially separated combinatorial DNA assembly device, and
- rapid discovery and optimization of enzyme solutions using tagged biomass and mass spectrometry.