Rhamnolipids: Sulfate & Phosphate free Biodegradable Surfactants
Logos Technologies, California, United States
Logos Technologies has developed unique microbes and a cost-effective process to produce rhamnolipids, a sulfate and phosphate free alternative to petroleum based surfactants for use in cosmetics, detergents, household cleaners, and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) applications.
Primary Application Area: Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Cost effectively replace petroleum derived surfactants that have environmental drawbacks with sulfate and phosphate free, high-activity, non-toxic, biodegradable, and renewable biosurfactants.
Organization Type: Corporation
Showcase Booth #: 643
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: Previously, rhamnolipid development work was supported by the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) BioEnergy Technology Office (BETO). Currently all work is being funded through Internal Research And Development (IRAD).
Primary Sources of Funding: Other
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners