BioZone: Techno-Economic Analysis Primer Workshop

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Galbraith Building, Room 202
35 St. George St.

Techno-economic analysis (TEA) integrates process design and economic analysis techniques to assess the commercial viability of production processes. Understanding TEA is fundamental for researchers developing novel production methods and pathways.

Workshop topics will include:
•Process design fundamentals
•Lab data for TEA and scale-up
•Economic analysis tools for talking to industry
•Estimating product price and feedstock costs
•Cap-Ex, Op-Ex and project financing
•Technology commercialization
•Presentations by industry partners

The workshop will focus on biotechnology applications.


Allison Simmonds is a Professional Engineer with a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. She has more than 10 years of experience in environmental consulting, including 6 years working at the interface between research and industry with Savant Technical Consulting. Her expertise includes bioprocess engineering, techno-economic analysis, bioinformatics, bioremediation and site assessment, and life cycle assessment.


Lunch will be served so please register if you plan to attend: