Purification of fatty acids with a membrane technology
Pure Oleochemicals, LLC, Iowa, United States
Proprietary membranes that can cost-effectively separate fatty acids from each other at industrial scales. This purification technique operates at room temperature under mild pressure and does not require the use of solvents. It can separate a mixture of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids at up to 99% purity.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Pure Oleochemicals has the first technology capable of producing high purity (>90%) and ultra-high purity (99%) fatty acids on a large scale at a very price competitive level. This will allow the pharmaceutical, food, lubricant, cosmetic, adhesive, paint, and other industries to offer revolutionary new and vastly better products.
Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)
Showcase Booth #: 957
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners