Ottawa – June 2, 2016 – Sixth Element Sustainable Management, a “boutique” consulting firm providing feasibility studies, pro forma design, business plans, and venture audits in the emerging biofuels sector, today announced that an article by its Managing Director, Gerald Kutney, on the history of biofuels, including torrefaction (biocoal), biochar and gasification – Where did biofuels technologies come from? – appeared in Biofuels Digest.
Sixth Element Sustainable Management specializes in commercializing innovation, and evaluating the business preparedness and commercial potential of technology developers and their projects. We provide executive management services for inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, and public sector agencies in new technology, start-ups and early-stage ventures. Services are directly provided by the Managing Director of Sixth Element Sustainable Management, Gerald Kutney, Ph.D. in chemistry.
Venture success depends more on management than the technology itself. Dr. Kutney has participated in all aspects of innovation and technology commercialization, from the research laboratory to patents to marketing to the executive suite. With two decades of executive experience in technology commercialization with global corporations and entrepreneurial enterprises, he brings the innovation of research and technology development, the financial discipline of big business, and the spirit of entrepreneurship to start-ups and early-stage companies.