QUEBEC CITY, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - CO2 Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced the new composition of its Scientific Advisory Board.
The former Scientific Advisory Board was assembled in 2009. Those members of the Advisory Board have actively contributed to the scientific orientations and knowledge breadth of CO2 Solutions. Over the recent months, CO2 Solutions' technology has evolved rapidly and has now reached enough maturity to seriously delve into commercial opportunities. As a result of this positive maturation, the need for scientific expertise has also progressed towards process applications. For these reasons, CO2 Solutions has decided to change the membership of its Scientific Advisory Board and has reoriented its composition to better complement its long-term strategic requirements as the Corporation moves forward.
The new members of the CO2 Solutions Scientific Advisory Board include:
- Professor Jennifer Littlechild, Ph.D, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, a world renown specialist in extremophile enzymes and their application in industrial processes;
- Professor Roberto Fernandez-Lafuente, Ph.D, Departamento de Biocatalisis, Instituto de Catμlisis-CSIC, Madrid, a recognized specialist of enzyme stabilization and immobilization;
- Professor Patrick L. Mills, Ph.D, Dotterweich Chair, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering; Texas A&M University, a former industrialist and expert on multiphase reaction engineering.
A more detailed summary of their biographical information is available on CO2 Solutions' website at http://www.co2solutions.com/en/scientific-advisory-board.
"We are very pleased that these distinguished members of the scientific community have agreed to join CO2 Solutions as members of our Scientific Advisory Board", stated Evan Price, President & CEO of CO2 Solutions Inc.
"At the same time we would like to express our gratitude to the departing members of our former Scientific Advisory Board for the impact and the contributions they have had to our Company's development", Mr. Price continued.
About CO2 Solutions Inc.
CO2 Solutions is an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture and has been actively working to develop and commercialize the technology for stationary sources of carbon pollution. CO2 Solutions' technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture, Sequestration and Utilization (CCSU), positioning it as a viable CO2 mitigation tool, as well as enabling industry to derive profitable new products from these emissions. CO2 Solutions has built an extensive patent portfolio covering the use of carbonic anhydrase, or analogues thereof, for the efficient post-combustion capture of carbon dioxide with low‐energy aqueous solvents. Further information can be found at www.co2solutions.com.
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SOURCE: CO2 Solutions Inc.
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