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Bio Materials and Technology Lab

Bio Materials & Technology Lab

Bio-Materials & Technology Lab (BTL) is one of the three key laboratories of the Bio-Processing & Industrial Value Added Program (BIVAP). The BTL is a multi-functional laboratory, housed in BIVAP building of the Department of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University.

The BTL has professional staff and well-equipped facilities, which has the capability to perform design, formulation, processing, analyzing, and testing of various bio-based materials, and to convert agricultural products/by-products to value-added materials. The BTL works closely with department, university, and various commodities and industries to provide research, technical service, and teaching/education in the field of bio-material science and technology.


BTL Mission and Goal:


The mission of the Bio-Material & Technology Lab is to promote widespread use of bioproducts from agricultural resources to meet future national and environmental needs.


The goal of the Bio-Material & Technology Lab is to research and develop value-added bioproducts from the agricultural resources, and to provide education and technical service in the field of bio-material science and technology.

 BTLab Areas

  • Research
  • Services
  • Facilities
  •  Downloadable Files

  • BTLab brochure
  • BTLab Schedule of Charge
  •  Contact Us

    Bio-Materials & Technology Lab

    101 BIVAP Bldg.
    1980 Kimball Ave.
    Kansas State University
    Manhattan, Kansas
    Tel: 785-532-6569
    Fax: 785-532-7193