Wood-to-Fuels Study

Ottawa – June 5, 2015 – Sixth Element Sustainable Management, a “boutique” consulting firm specializing in commercializing innovation in the emerging biofuels sector (including torrefaction, biocoal, biochar, pyrolysis, hydrothermal and gasification), is proud to announce that Managing Director Gerald Kutney has just completed an analysis of wood-to-fuels technology developers for a European client.  The comprehensive analysis included catalytic fast pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction and gasification (FT and Mobil processes).  A resource for the evaluation was Sixth Element’s proprietary data base of 1000 pyrolysis-type ventures.  The best-in-class technology developers were identified and evaluated according to the client’s specifications.  The client was put in contact with the leading technology providers that best matched his project.


Sixth Element Sustainable Management provides executive management services for inventorsentrepreneurs, investors, and public sector agencies in new technology, start-ups, and early-stage ventures.  Our focus is start-ups and early-stage companies that do not have the senior management depth or experience.  Besides business mentoring, executive coaching and contract negotiations, services include, strategic, operational, business development, and administration leadership, business and financial planning, financing strategies, techno-commercial evaluations, feasibility studies, analysis of first project selection, business preparedness, and commercial potential of technology developers and their projects.