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About Mascoma

Mascoma operates as a research and development center, focusing on industrial biotechnology. The company develops microbial products and applications that aid in the efficient and sustainable production of fuels, feed, and food. These products offer benefits such as ethanol production, enzymes, and savings in food and beverage processing. It primarily serves sectors such as the biofuels industry, the food and beverage industry, and the feed industry. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Lebanon, New Hampshire. In November 2014, Mascoma was acquired by Lallemand.

Headquarters Location

67 Etna Road Suite 300

Lebanon, New Hampshire, 03766,

United States




Expert Collections containing Mascoma

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Mascoma is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Synthetic Biology.


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Mascoma Patents

Mascoma has filed 16 patents.

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EC 1.1.1, Metabolism, Ethanol fuel, Enzymes, Ethanol


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Related Topics

EC 1.1.1, Metabolism, Ethanol fuel, Enzymes, Ethanol



Latest Mascoma News

Global Cellulosic Advanced Biofuels Market Size & Trends

Oct 30, 2023

The key players operating in the market are POET, LLC, Abengoa Bioenergy, DuPont, GranBio, INEOS Bio, DSM, Beta Renewables, LanzaTech, Fiberight, Qetros, CoolPlanet, Mascoma Corporation, Cobalt Technologies, Amryis Biotechnologies, Gevo, Inc., and Green Biologics, among others. October 30, 2023 13:31 ET Mumbai, INDIA Brooklyn, New York, Oct. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new market research report published by Global Market Estimates, the global cellulosic advanced biofuels market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2023 to 2028. Global cellulosic advanced biofuels market growth is driven by the increasing demand for renewable fuel sources, sustainability, and technological advancements. Key Market Trends The growth of the global cellulosic advanced biofuels market is propelled by the ever-growing global demand for sustainable and renewable fuel sources, which has prompted significant investments and initiatives in the biofuel industry. This heightened demand is a direct response to the increasing environmental concerns and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Furthermore, the advancements in technology within the sector have enabled the efficient conversion of cellulosic feedstocks, such as agricultural residues, grasses, and wood, into advanced biofuels, fostering a more sustainable and eco-friendly energy landscape. The surge in research and development activities aimed at enhancing the efficiency and scalability of cellulosic biofuel production has been instrumental in driving the market forward. Technological innovations have led to the development of robust and cost-effective processes for the conversion of cellulosic materials into high-quality biofuels, thereby promoting the widespread adoption of these eco-friendly alternatives in various industries and applications. As the global focus on sustainability intensifies and the demand for renewable energy sources continues to rise, the global cellulosic advanced biofuels market is expected to witness sustained growth and play an increasingly significant role in the global energy transition.

Mascoma Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Mascoma founded?

    Mascoma was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Mascoma's headquarters?

    Mascoma's headquarters is located at 67 Etna Road, Lebanon.

  • What is Mascoma's latest funding round?

    Mascoma's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Mascoma raise?

    Mascoma raised a total of $186.84M.

  • Who are the investors of Mascoma?

    Investors of Mascoma include Lallemand, Flagship Pioneering, General Catalyst, GM Ventures, Valero Energy Corporation and 11 more.

  • Who are Mascoma's competitors?

    Competitors of Mascoma include Viridos, Lynntech, Amyris, TerraVia, ClearFuels Technology and 7 more.


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