TechConnect Innovation Program

BioTigerâ„¢: An Environmental Biocatalyst

Savannah River National Laboratory, SC, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

BioTigerâ„¢ is highly effective for cleaning oil sands tailings, increasing oil recovery from oil sands, and paying for the cost of this remediation through the sale of the separated oil. BioTigerâ„¢ can degrade complex petroleum products, heavy metals, and radioactive waste, while reducing transportation, storage, and disposal costs.

Primary Application Area: Environmental, Water & Waste

Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: BioTiger™ is non-toxic, green, inexpensive, unique, patented in both the USA and Canada, rigorously tested, fulfills an urgent environmental need, is profitable, has a potential world-wide market, and pays for itself through the sale of separated oil. This technology can substantially speed up the process and reduce the environmental impact.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 726

Website: http://www.srs.gov/general/srnl/index.html

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: DOE –EM

Primary Sources of Funding: University, Other

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners