C3 Bio-Technologies Ltd

A spin out company, C3 Bio-Technologies Ltd, was incorporated to utilise synthetic biology to facilitate the production of propane.  The company seeks to develop an economically-sustainable manufacturing process for full-scale bio-propane production and brings together two long-standing specialists from Biotechnology research, Professor Nigel Scrutton director of the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology and SYNBIOCHEM, and the LPG industry, Michael Smith  director of Pressure Tech Transport Services Ltd a specialist regional supplier of LPG. New website 

Research paper on the development of synthetic pathways for renewable biosynthesis of propane can be found here.