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About UsAbout the FCRC

FCRC promotes a new concept in Florida with broad implications at the national and international levels - the creation of biorefineries that use renewable products from agriculture as feedstocks to replace petroleum-based products. More...

UF/IFAS Bioethanol and Renewable Chemicals Research

UF Researchers Improve Process to Create Renewable Chemcals From Plants: http://news.ufl.edu/2013/04/03/biopolymer/
UF Researchers Engineer New E. coli Strain That Can Produce Succinic Acid: http://tinyurl.com/biochemicalsnews

ETOH Plant

UF/IFAS Biofuels Pilot Plant Dedication

Dr. Lonnie Ingram briefs Representative Stearns, Vice President Cheek, Representative Cretul and President Machen on the process of producing cellulosic ethanol from bagasse. More than 150 guests attended this great occasion for the Unversity of Florida and IFAS. This technology promises to have a major impact on Florida's agricultural and natural resources in the future. More...

NewsState Rep. Larry Cretul Tours UF Biofuel Labs

Cretul, a member of the Florida House of Representatives Committee on Energy, visited the UF campus to learn more about Prof. Lonnie Ingram’s method of turning biomass into cellulosic ethanol. More...

NewsUF Ethanol Expert Meets With President

A UF microbiology professor was among a small group of alternative energy experts who met with President Bush at the White House More...

NewsBiofuel Research Brings Governor Crist to UF

The Governor met with Lonnie Ingram, a microbiology professor who has spent more than two decades developing a technique for creating ethanol from plant waste. More...

NewsWaste Not, Want Not

Lonnie Ingram and many others believe the one billion tons of inedible biomass generated in the United States annually offer a cost-effective, environmentally sensitive alternative known as cellulosic ethanol. More...

Dr. Lonnie Ingram

UF Spotlight on Dr. Ingram's Research
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Annual Reports

See our current and previous annual reports available in PDF format More...