Bioenergy

With expertise in bio-feedstock and fermentation technologies, Praj Matrix has developed unique technologies which are ready for commercialization and available for licensing.

Hyaluronic acid

Applications

  • Hyaluronic acid is an anionic, non-sulfated glycosaminoglycan present in the body
  • Applications in cosmetics, dermatology, orthopaedics and ophthalmology

Praj’s value proposition

  • Exclusive technology for cosmetic and medical grade leveraging fermentation with non GMO proprietary strain
  • Fermentation and downstream process optimized to yield >95% assay with various grades of molecular weight for cosmetic, food and ophthalmic use
  • Unique patented technology uses no animal origin raw materials
  • No toxic solvent used - free of endotoxin or exotoxin
  • Technology allows reproducibility in purity and molecular weight control
  • Manufacturing cost/kg – capable of supporting all grades
  • Meets EU specifications
Refined ricebran wax

Applications

  • Cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, polishes, wax emulsions
  • Replacement for carnauba wax
  • Natural food grade wax

Praj’s value proposition

  • Robust proprietary process to produce high quality natural wax from ricebran wax as raw material
  • Meets US FDA guidelines and matches specs for various applications
  • Excellent ROI to customer
  • Ready technology available for licensing
Xylitol

Applications

  • Low calorie sugar substitute with higher thermal stability used for cooking, baking etc
  • Higher bioavailability with sweetnessequivalentto sucrose

Praj’s value proposition

  • Green and renewable non GMO bio-xylitol technology
  • Patented fermentation based technology with optimum yields
  • Bioethanol/ bio-power as by products
  • Cost competitive as compared to chemical route
  • Attractive ROI
  • Use of low cost feedstock like agricultural residue
  • End-to-end plant consisting of process, utilities and effluent treatment can be designed, built and commissioned within 12 months
Natural Vitamin E

Applications

  • Food, pharma and cosmetics
  • Higher bioavailability than synthetic vitamin E

Praj’s value proposition

  • Significant value addition to customers eg existing vegetable oil refiners
  • Unique process to make various grades of tocopherol viz 13-18%, 50% & 90% based on requirement and feedstock composition
  • Mixed fatty acid/ fatty acid methyl esters produced as major by product
  • Process optimization for maximum yield, recovery and capital efficiencies
  • Process flexibility to handle multi-feedstock like soybean, sunflower, cottonseed distillates
  • Patented process scaled upto pilot scale
Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Applications

  • Food, feed and nutritional products
  • Proven benefits for cardiovascular protection and cognitive functions

Praj’s value proposition

  • Robust process to produce various grades of EPA + DHA (30%-90%) from Indian feedstock with 15% fish oil (crude)
  • Process designed to handle variation in feedstock composition
  • Process optimized for maximum yields, recoveries and capital efficiencies
  • Patented process and scaled upto pilot scale
  • Excellent ROI to customer
  • Ready technology available for licensing
Fish Protein Hydrolysate

Applications

  • Rich source of amino acids and proteins
  • Applications in food, feed and nutritional products

Praj’s value proposition

  • Optimized enzymatic process for whole fish, bones and scales
  • Low ash and fat content in hydrolysates
  • Negligible degradation of essential amino acids
  • Excellent ROI to customer
  • Ready technology available for licensing
Tocotrinol

Applications

  • Food, pharma and cosmetics
  • Higher effectiveness as compared to tocopherol and synthetic vitamin E

Praj’s value proposition

  • Negligible degradation of essential amino acids
  • Excellent ROI to customer
  • Ready technology available for licensing