Biosphere Technology

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Biosphere MKV Ningbo China

BioSphere Technology was invented, developed and is owned by Dr C A McCormack and the McCormack Design Bureau Nassau.[1] BioSphere was marketed for 17 years under licenses granted to Global Environmental Energy Corp., a US public company Chaired by the former Irish Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee,[2] Albert Reynolds [3][4][5] Under Reynolds direction BioSpheres manufactured under license in Russia, China, Thailand, Mexico and the USA were deployed worldwide. Reynolds spearheaded the company's involvement in North Africa, Iraq and North East Asia, before retiring due to ill health prior to his death in 2014[6][7] BioSphere and its military and marine variants BioSphere-Neo and BioSphere-Marine, is a starved oxygen gasification process[8] that harnesses the combustibility of solid and liquid wastes and a variety of traditional fuels in a limited–oxygen environment which significantly limits atmospheric emissions creating a clean green heat source and generating electricity in a gas/steam turbine. Examples of wastes that can be converted into green energy using this technology are municipal solid waste, agricultural waste, forestry surpluses or wastes, industrial waste, medical waste materials, and traditional fossil fuels.

The manufacturing and marketing rights to the patented BioSphere technology were licensed to a Shenzhen-based Chinese consortium in 2013 and expire in 2034. BioSphere is one of several waste to energy technologies invented, patented, designed, developed and commercialized by McCormack. McCormack is a BSc & PhD graduate and former faculty member at University College Dublin[9], at University of California at Berkeley [10] and at the University of Wales [11], a Medical Research Council Scholar,[12] Nuffield Fellow [13] Wellcome Fellow [14], Fulbright Scholar,[15] Perkins Fellow, Fogarty Fellow[16] and an Elected Member of The Physiological Society.[17] BioSphere superseded DiGenter[18][19] which was first patented in 1986 and developed with the support of the Ford Motor Company[20] and The University of California-Riverside and Energy Resource Institute of California.[21] DiGenter technology (the subject of 22 patents) was deployed widely in China and India was one of the first successful commercial scale sustainable cellulosic waste to ethanol technologies; a forerunner to the now successful DuPont technologies[22] manufacturing renewable fuel grade Bio-ethanol[23] and gasoline from non-food feedstock's, waste materials, bagasse and biomass.[24] The manufacturing and marketing rights to the patented DiGenter technology were re-licensed to a Hong Kong consortium in 2014 and expire in 2035.

Biosphere facility Huzhou China

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  1. ^ "Christopher A. McCormack, Chmn., Dir., CEO, Global Environmental Energy Corp". walkersresearch.com.
  2. ^ https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=8111543&privcapId=1040502
  3. ^ https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=8111543&privcapId=1040502
  4. ^ "EDGAR Search Results". sec.gov.
  5. ^ "Deutsche Börse Group - Deutsche Börse Group". deutsche-boerse.com.
  6. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11048183/Albert-Reynolds-obituary.html
  7. ^ http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0821/638420-albert-reynolds/
  8. ^ "Alternative Energy eMagazine - - AltEnergyMag". altenergymag.com.
  9. ^ https://www.ucd.ie
  10. ^ https://www.berkeley.edu
  11. ^ http://www.wales.ac.uk/en/Home.aspx
  12. ^ https://www.lenus.ie/handle/10147/240751
  13. ^ http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org
  14. ^ https://wellcome.ac.uk/
  15. ^ http://eca.state.gov/fulbright/about-fulbright/funding-and-administration/fulbright-commissions
  16. ^ http://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/fulbright-fellowships.aspx
  17. ^ http://www.physoc.org
  18. ^ http://www.irishtimes.com/business/ethanol-targeted-as-fuel-alternative-1.228847
  19. ^ https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/motors/bioethanol-fuel-for-the-irish-market-1.498389
  20. ^ http://www.asiapacific.ford.com/
  21. ^ http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
  22. ^ http://biosciences.dupont.com/solutions/bioenergy/
  23. ^ Flexible-fuel vehicle
  24. ^ http://www.savingenergycorp.com/MATERIALS/biofuels_international_september.pdf

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