Bio-Polymer Processing Facility

The Bio-Polymer Processing Facility has received worldwide news coverage in a recent article published by CEP magazine.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig speaking at the anniversary of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

Iowa leaders celebrate fifth anniversary of Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy at the BioCentury Research Farm.

Working on the distillation column

The BCRF carried out new fermentation and distillation projects in the Biochemical Processing Train.

Receiving the award

BCRF was awarded the ISU Award for Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa at the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony.

Welcome to the BioCentury Research Farm

The Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm is the first-in-the-nation integrated research and demonstration facility dedicated to biomass production and processing. This facility presents a unique opportunity for industry collaboration. It will accelerate innovation and production capacity associated with biobased fuels, chemicals, and products.

The BioCentury Research Farm is a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences facility. Additional funding provided by Center for Industrial Research and Service and Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. The BioCentury Research Farm closely partners with Bioeconomy Institute on research, demonstration, and commercialization.

Aerial View of the BioCentury Research Farm