ABENGOA is an international company that applies innovative technology solutions to sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, generating energy from the sun, producing biofuels, desalinating sea water and recycling industrial waste. ABENGOA BIOENERGIA NUEVAS TECNOLOGIAS (ABNT) began its operations in 2003 with the purpose of positioning Abengoa Bioenergy as the leading innovator in the Bioenergy industry, through the development of innovating technological processes for the production of biofuels, specially bioethanol and its co-products. The achievement of its strategic objectives is based on the idea of not compromising the capacity of future generations to satisfy their own needs. Therefore, innovative solutions are developed to allow facing with guarantees current sustainability requirements, providing support to Abengoa Bioenergía through the conceptual development and tool management. As part of its business strategy, ABNT will develop and register the intellectual property to provide technology to third parties under management agreements.
Role in CellulosomePlus: Preindustrial scaling up. Produce and test final DCs to efficiently degrade lignocellulose at the preindustrial-scale level (leader of WP 9).