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Elcriton Inc.

Engineering to sustain the renewable chemical & biofuel industries of tomorrow - from next-generation biofuels to specialty chemicals.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2008
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

We specialize in developing microbial catalysts and industrial bioprocesses that generate next-generation biofuels and petrochemical replacements through the conversion of renewable, non-food biomass. Our technologies include plug and play solutions for current producers, differentiated technology for scale-up today, and expertise to see it to market.


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    Bryan Tracy
    CEO & Lead Scientist

    Entrepreneur and biotech junky. 10 years of experience in microbial engineering and bioprocess development. A primary inventor on 7 patent applications, author on 8 scientific publications, Supplemental Faculty member at University of Delaware, and industry liaison to the Temple Fox School of Business. Honored as a Cabell Fellow and NIH Predoctoral Biotechnology Training Fellow at Northwestern University, and a Leadership Delaware fellow of 2012.

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    Terry Papoutsakis

    DuPont Chaired Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Delaware. 25 years of experience in microbial biotechnologies, author on over 220 scientific publications and 20 years of consulting experience. Honored with numerous awards such as the 2010 International Metabolic Engineering Award, and the 2005 Amgen Biochemical Engineering Award. Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology and Association for the Advancement Of Science.


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    Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A. (Emmanuel Fournaris) & McCarter & English (Joy Mulholland and John Taylor)
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    Sparano, Vincelette & Villano CPA (Chuck Vincelette)

Previous Investors

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    Department of Energy
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    National Science Foundation
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    BIRD Foundation