A process patented at UW Stevens Point could help bring economic growth and jobs to the state of Wisconsin. Students and professors at the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology have completed 7 years of work on a new biofuels patent.
They’ve perfected a process that takes biomass and other products from plant material and separates key components. That’s then turned into fuel, carbon fiber, and even rubber for tires. That business can all be kept in the state.