Our Mission

MBI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to create meaningful societal benefits by collaborating with universities, governments, financial supporters, and companies to accelerate the commercialization of bio-based technologies.Learn More


MBI has a pipline of bio-based technologies including AFEX biomass pretreatment, fumaric acid, and succinic acid. Learn More

Our Facility

MBI’s 25,000-square-foot technology development and scale-up center includes bench-scale laboratories, a three-story, multi-bay fermentation and recovery pilot plant, and a computer-controlled utilities system for air, steam, waste, and water handling.Learn More