EUBCE 2021 - Ajit SAPRE - Algae Platform for Biofuels, Food Ingredients and Materials

Algae Platform for Biofuels, Food Ingredients and Materials

Advances in Low Carbon Fuels

Advances in Low Carbon Fuels

Algae Platform for Biofuels, Food Ingredients and Materials

Short Introductive summary

Human civilization is facing greater demand for energy, clean water, food, nutrition and health solutions. RIL’s biology platform can sustainably meet these challenges. Algae with fundamental understanding of photosynthesis kinetics can efficiently convert CO2, sea water and sunlight to renewable products in open ponds and photo-bio reactors. Our non-GMO algae cultivation, harvesting and conversion technology is most competitive for bio-crude production that economically meets regulatory biofuels requirements in EU.
Advances in synthetic biology like CRISPR is one of the important pillars of 4th Industrial revolution, where biological, digital and physical platforms are merging to create sustainable products. AI/ ML digital tools with CRISPR help efficiently engineer algae improving productivity to create products such as spider silk, functional proteins, etc.


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Reliance Industry limited

Presenter's biography

Ajit has more than 40 years of experience in the hydrocarbon, and renewable energy business, and technology development. He received his PhD from the University of Delaware and MBA from Cornell University. Ajit has strong background in processes/ catalyst development, reaction engineering, biotechnology, and modeling and computing. He has published more than 100 technical papers, one book and has more than 50 U.S. patents to his credit.

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A. SAPRE, Group President (R&D) Reliance Industry limited, INDIA

Session reference: IBO.5.4