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Intellectual Property
Myriant has accumulated an intellectual property portfolio of patents, trade secrets and process knowledge covering production of biobased specialty chemicals, including lignocellulosic processes, organism development, fermentation processes and separation technology.

Selected examples of technology covered by our broad IP portfolio include:

Process for the commercial production of D(-) lactic acid, a revolutionary, renewable biochemical used for bioplastics manufacturing, licensed to PURAC, the world's largest lactic acid producer.
Patented biocatalyst technology that provides a substantial cost advantage over existing hydrocarbon-based chemical manufacturing processes.
Proprietary microbial platform that rapidly creates biocatalysts capable of fermenting sugars from a wide range of feedstocks into a versatile family of environmentally-friendly biochemicals and biofuels of very high purity in very high yields.