Aerial View of the BioCentury Research Farm


The BioCentury Research Farm’s unique facilities combine biomass feedstock production, harvesting, storing, transporting and biorefinery processing into a complete system to develop the next generation of biofuels and biobased products.

Biomass Production

Biomass Storage and Pretreatment Building

Harvest, Storage, and Transportation Building

Biomass Feedstock Storage

Biomass Processing Facility

Algal Production Facility

Algal Wastewater Treatment Lab

Bio-Polymer Processing Facility

Equipment Storage

Facilities Fee Schedule

Space rental is based on per square foot per year.

Biomass Storage and Pretreatment Building: $3
Harvest, Storage, and Transportation Building: $15
Equipment Storage Building: $3
Biomass Processing Facility: $32
Laboratory Space: $31
Office Space: $24
Cold Storage: $32
Outdoor Storage: $2

Algal Production Facility:

Revolving Algal Biofilm Treatment System: $50 (daily)

Affiliated Facilities:

Iowa State University Facilities

Ames/Boone/Nevada Area Facilities