In Sweden, Taurus Energy AB, Lund, Sweden and Canadian based Lallemand have signed an agreement for collaboration with respect to the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Taurus’ Gen 2 platform on the U.S. market.
“It has been our goal from the beginning to market our yeast technology globally,” says Lars Welin, CEO, Taurus Energy AB. “Partnering with Lallemand with its vast experience in produc- tion and distribution is a perfect fit for us. It will give us a new foothold in the all important US market with our Gen 2 technology”.
“The road to commercialization for cellulosic ethanol is still filled with challenges”, adds Angus Ballard, President of Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits, “but it is meeting and solving those challenges that are crucial for the future of the whole ethanol industry. We are pleased to wel- come the valuable experience from Taurus Energy and to add its XyloFerm products to our yeast portfolio.”
Taurus Energy AB is a research and development company, which aims to commercialize its extensive research and development program in the field of ethanol production. Since 2006, the company’s mission has been to license energy producers to use the methods developed by the company on a global market.