U.S. – Biomass Pellets

U.S. – Biomass Pellets

This SME is a start-up venture that upcycles waste agricultural products through a patented process into a solid biofuel for household and commercial heating.  The company...

First Nation – Sawmill-1

First Nation – Sawmill-1

A detailed business plan was prepared for a First Nation community in Northern Ontario, which included a feasibility study, pro forma design and analysis of...

Canada – Emerging Technology Start-up

Canada – Emerging Technology Start-up

Over a two-year period, Sixth Element provided executive management coaching and mentoring for a start-up introducing a sustainable road-building innovation.  Assistance also included dispute resolution,...

First Nation – Logging-1

First Nation – Logging-1

A consortium of First Nation communities in Northern Ontario requested a review of the potential and assess the viability on investing in a logging operation....

First Nation – Logging-2

First Nation – Logging-2

A consortium of First Nation communities in Northern Ontario requested a review of the potential and assess the viability on investing in a logging operation....

First Nation – Logging-3

First Nation – Logging-3

A First Nation community in Northern Ontario requested a review of the potential and assess the viability on investing in a logging operation.  Sixth Element...

First Nation – Sawmill-2

First Nation – Sawmill-2

A consortium in Northern Ontario – First Nation community, local township, lumber company – requested a review of the potential and assess the viability on...

Europe – Hydrothermal Carbonization

Europe – Hydrothermal Carbonization

The scope of this study was a synthesis of the commercial status of hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) ventures based on information available from the public literature,...

First Nation – Biofuels/Biochar

First Nation – Biofuels/Biochar

A summary of value-added options for forestry biomass and wood residuals was prepared for a First Nation community in Northern Ontario, with links to recent expert reviews...

Europe – Wood-to-Biofuels-1

Europe – Wood-to-Biofuels-1

A technology study had been commissioned on “drop-in” transportation biofuels from forestry biomass and wood residuals by a Swiss client, for a demonstration project in...

Europe – Wood-to-Biofuels-2

Europe – Wood-to-Biofuels-2

A review of these emerging technologies identified the best-in-class candidates from the first study, and, subsequently, eight companies were selected to receive the Request for Information...

Canada – Biomass Pyrolysis

Canada – Biomass Pyrolysis

A review and evaluation of the commercial status of pyrolysis technology – including torrefaction, slow pyrolysis, fast pyrolysis, and biomass gasification – developers was undertaken...

Canada – Waste-to-Energy

Canada – Waste-to-Energy

A review and evaluation of the technology developers and ventures that claimed to be able to convert marine waste into energy was undertaken for the Federal...

U.S. – Tire Pyrolysis

U.S. – Tire Pyrolysis

An investment firm engaged the services of Sixth Element to carry out a business and technology audit of a start-up, tire pyrolysis venture for an IPO filing....