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Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels (FCRC)
University: University of Florida
Director: Keelnatham T. Shanmugam
Address: P.O. Box 110700, Bldg 981 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-0700
Phone: 3523922490
Fax: 3523925922
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: The mission of the Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels (FCRC) is to reduce the national dependence on imported petroleum by promoting bio-refineries that use renewable products from agriculture as feedstocks to replace petroleum-based products. FCRC provides a vehicle to solve new technological challenges, cross-disciplinary training for future graduate students, and serves as a forum to foster productive interactions among faculty and students throughout the State University System. FCRC also assists faculty in the development of competitive research grants, and increase the visiblility of this important activity at the state and national levels.
Research Descriptors: Alternative Fuels
Chemical Fuels
Synthetic Fuels

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