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1 Borregaard's orchestrating biorefinery concepts process chemistry and biotechnology in a symphonic interaction The World s most advanced biorefinery! Gudbrand Rødsrud Technology Director Business Development Borregaard AS

2 Biorefinery - Business model Borregaard s biochemicals are sustainable and environmentally friendly substitutes to petrochemicals Borregaard is the global leader in bio based chemicals. Strong innovation efforts increase the value added to our customers.

3 Wood based chemicals in an integrated concept Cellulose Lignin Vanillin Ethanol Construction materials Concrete additives Food Car care Cosmetics Animal feed Perfumes Paint/ varnish Food Dyestuff Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical industry Tablets Batteries Bio Fuel Textiles Briquetting Filters Mining Paint / varnish

4 Market leader in global niche markets Market position Specialty Cellulose Lignin Fine Chemicals / Pharma Ingredients Bioethanol Leading supplier within global niches #1 and only global supplier of lignin-based products > 50% market share Leading supplier of x-ray contrast media intermediates Leading supplier of vanilla flavour Only supplier of wood based vanillin World s largest supplier of lignocellulosic bio-ethanol Still insignificant volumes (20 mill litres/y) Rather topping the hit lists of experimental jazz than.. beeing one of hundreds of dance bands

5 Global presence Borregaard 2011 Turnover: NOK 4 bill employees in 20 countries Main office Sales office Production

6 Value and price Optimal use of biomas differentiation High OK Food Feed High Materials Quality and price Bio-chemicals Paper Bio-fuel - Bio-ethanol - Bio-diesel - Bio-gas Low OK Bio-energy -Heat & power - Bio-oil - Pellets Low

7 New biogas purification plant Nm3/day biogas 3,5x size increase 38 GWh/y Can expand to 46 GWh/y Total NOK 225 mill investment, NOK 30 mill financial support from Enova Biogas 30 ton/day reduction of COD 27 GWh/y biogas to replace 2100 tpa propane for spray dryers Reduce CO2 emissions with 6300 tonn/år Air Anaerob Aerob

8 The BALI process for coproduction of sugars and lignin specialty chemicals Process for conversion of biomass to sugars in solution and soluble lignosulfonates Works on almost any biomass High purity sugars ready for fermentation to ethanol or chemicals Low level of inhibitors (both for enzymes and yeasts) 2 patents filed Mechanical biomass handling Chemical pretreatment lignin Chemical lignin processing cellulose Enzymatic hydrolysis sugar Fermentation Ethanol, Chemicals Yeast Chemical processing

9 Borregaard BALI Demo Plant: Location: Borregaard: Sarpsborg, Norway Feed: 1 metric ton dry matter/day Construction started May 2011 Official opening September m 2 total area Budget cost: NOK 130 mill NOK 58 mill in support from Innovation Norway Currently exploring partnership opportunities for full scale production plant Basis for New Norwegian Biorefinery project

10 New Norwegian Biorefinery NNB

11 Research issues and challenges Contamination (bacteria) C5 to ethanol fermentation High temp enzymatic hydrolysis High temp ethanol fermentation Enzyme production Enzyme perfomance optimization and adaptation to substrates Yeast production processes Yeast SCP health effects in feed Microbiologic production of selected chemicals

12 Funding EuroBioRef Borregaard granted EUR 3.0 mill funding ( ) BALI pretreatment & enzymatic hydrolysis Suprabio Borregaard granted EUR 1.1 mill funding ( ) Microfibrillar cellulose Biomass2Products B2P Borregaard granted 2,3 mill EUR from the Norwegian Research Council ( ) BALI PILOT Borregaard granted EUR 7,25 mill (58 mill NOK) from Innovation Norway ( ) Covering 45% of investment costs in pilot plant for biomass pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation NNB New Norwegian Biorefinery Total grant of NOK 9,2 mill Acknowledgement The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n EuroBioRef. Acknowledgement The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n SupraBio. BALI PILOT

13 The Borregaard VISION: a line of biorefinery operations, original, colourful, dynamic, well co-ordinated where chemistry and biotechnology is in full harmony. It will be challenging, pioneering and fun.

14 A cryptic message from the Norwegian forests

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