BioBiz Consulting

Consulting Assistance for Attractive Bio-based Biz Opportunities from EAI

Eco friendly bio based products and solutions represent a fast growing business worldwide, and in India.

Investing in these sectors significantly increase the prospects of sustainable, long term business success.

Are you an entrepreneur/investor keen on entering the bio-based businesses?

Here is BioBiz Consulting assistance for bio-based products and solutions from India’s leading renewable energy consulting and research firm Energy Alternatives India (EAI).

Who will Benefit from BioBiz Consulting?

Companies and businesses working in agriculture, food & dairy, chemicals, packaging, environmental services, renewable energy/power and related sectors who are keen on venturing into bio-based product opportunities.

BioBiz Consulting offers services in the following sectors:

Bio-based Foodware Biz Opportunities / Biodiesel Market Opportunities in India

Take help from the BioBiz Consulting team to benefit from the above

What is BioBiz all about?

BioBiz is a consulting assistance offered by EAI, for the fast growing bio-based business opportunities in India.

Interested in taking up EAI’s consulting assistance for your entry into Bio-based business sectors?

Reach us at – with BioBiz in the Subject Line.

Why is BioBiz Unique?

There is no other management consulting/business intelligence service offered in India with a dedicated focus on the Indian bio-based sector. Thus, one could say that BioBiz Consulting from EAI is perhaps the first comprehensive market and strategy assistance provided for India’s fast growing biomass-based business opportunities.

Highlights of Bio-based Business Opportunities

Bio Environment

In today’s trend, there is an urgent need for industries and power plants to sustainably reduce and effectively treat their effluents and CO2 Algae and Biochar (charcoal obtained from plant matter) can be used for reducing carbon dioxide in atmosphere. Algae is also used for wastewater treatment.

Wastewater treatment

Biobased treatment of industrial waste water and other waste water is a fast growing business opportunity worldwide and in India.

Carbon Capture

A range of avenues are being explored for carbon capture, especially from concentrated sources such as power plants. Some of these avenues - especially sustainable avenues such as algae-based carbon capture - could represent excellent business opportunities.


Biochar, a product obtained from the pyrolysis of biomass, is gaining increasing business attention owing to its use as starting material to make activated carbon, a sustainable filtration material.


Increasing carbon footprint and depleting conventional fuel resources are making large businesses and companies shift to bio based energy resources. Algae/castor based biofuels, oil from plastics and other plant based biomass (briquettes and pellets) are some notable energy resource areas to venture into.


With the price of crude once again increasing, biofuels (both biodiesel and ethanol) are beginning to look as attractive business opportunities once more, especially given India's large reliance on imports for petrol and diesel.


Biomass based power plants are carbon neutral making them a natural choice for companies wishing to reduce their carbon footprint. While challenges exist on feedstock and cost fronts, one can still expect significant investments into this power source for the foreseeable future in India and worldwide.


Biomass-based industrial heating (in boilers, hot air generators and kilns) is expected to see dramatic increases as the prices of alternatives fuels such as coal, natural gas, diesel and LPG increase, and as decreasing carbon footprint becomes a bigger aspiration for many Indian businesses. India is blessed with a large amounts of agri waste that can be used as feedstock for these power plants.


Increasing concerns over the use of plastics have increased the demand for sustainable alternatives to plastics such as bioplastics, biopolymers and other plastic alternatives such as bagasse based, jute based and wheat straw based products.

Bioplastics and biopolymers

While bioplastics and biopolymers currently represent just over 1% of the total plastics market (by volume), they hold significant growth potential given the importance given to environmental protection from the fast growing plastic pollution. A range of end uses (all the way from retail packaging to hugh end medical surgery) will see increasing use of bioplastics, especially bio-degradable plastics.

Other biobased packaging

Beyond bioplastics, a range of biomass based packaging solutions are emerging in India - especially packaging from bagasse and rice husk, and innovative bio-based products for select segments such as foodware and cutlery. Expect exciting growth in these segments in India and in countries such as China, EU and United States.

Sustainable Fashion

Fashion (including textiles and apparel) is a $3 trillion industry worldwide and there's a clear movement within many segments within this industry to go green. This represents exciting opportunities for many Indian businesses which already are operating in the fashion and textile segments.

  • Biopaints and coatings-The residential paints and coatings industry have been working on sustainable feedstock for quite a while now. What's likely to accelerate this market even further is the increasing use of eco-coatings and eco-paints in commercial and industrial sectors, including in sectors such as shipping and automotive.
  • Biolubricants and greases -Natural feedstock such as castor oil (in which India is the # producer globally) can make lubricants and greases far more eco-friendly. Eco-friendly greases and lubricants already exist, but their use is likely to accelerate to much higher levels in the future, implying consequent business opportunities for India.
  • Biosolvents-Green solvents made from natural biomass are replacing crude oil-based solvents. In addition to paints and coatings, these bio-solvents are finding increasing use in diverse sectors such as printing inks, cosmetics, personal care products, sealants, cases, pharmaceuticals and more.
  • Biohealth

    With increasing individual health and environmental concerns globally, many companies are looking for bio-based health products such as nutraceuticals, natural food ingredients, natural flavours & fragrances and cosmetics. Algae based health products are an interesting sector to look for. Castor oil is also an excellent source for natural cosmetics globally.

    Nutraceuticals and Food

    Nutraceuticals is a $200+ billion market worldwide growing at a healthy CAGR of over 7%. In India too, nutraceuticals is a $5 billion market and growing at a 8% CAGR. A range of feedstock native to India - algae, herbs and more - are finding its way into nutraceuticals, thereby implying a significant business potential.

    Cosmetics, Flavours and Fragrances

    A range of bio-based feedstock native to India is beginning to replace synthetics in cosmetics, flavours and fragrances. With the cosmetics end users worldwide becoming increasingly eco-conscious, expect the natural flavours and fragrances markets to grow significantly in the near future.


    While bio-based materials have been used in the pharma industry for a long time, recent trends have shown many extensions and enhancements of such use. Examples of new trends include use of algae (which has over 30000 different strains!) in pharma and related wellness products - and India can boast a vast biodiversity in algae.


    Owing to increasing carbon emission regulations and other health and environmental concerns, many companies in the consumer and specialty chemicals sector are looking for bio based feedstock. The major bio-based raw materials used in the production of green chemicals are vegetable oils, animal fats, sugar and starch, and bio-ethanol.

    Renewable chemicals

    With many end user segments keen on going eco-friendly, a range of chemicals - especially specialty chemicals - will see significant transformation to more sustainable raw materials. And this represents an enormous business opportunity for Indian and international companies.

    Interested in taking up EAI’s consulting assistance for your entry into Bio-based business sectors?

    Reach us at – with BioBiz in the Subject Line.

    Scope of Our Consulting Services

    EAI’s consulting focusses on providing strategic and market focused suggestions and recommendations to entrepreneurs and businesses keen on venturing into bio-based business opportunities. With our extensive network and contacts with different stakeholders across various bio-based sectors, EAI can also further assist entrepreneurs in collaborating with the right stakeholder in select industry.

    Our core offering, however, is to enable our clients to understand the market, business and strategic potential for bio-based businesses.

    Market Potential

    In-depth understanding of the current and emerging markets for select biobased business opportunity

    • Market Size & Growth
    • Attractive Market Segments
    • Demand-supply Analysis

    Product Possibilities

    A clear understanding of various product possibilities in the select sector, their properties and their end use applications/markets.

    • Current Product Portfolio
    • Emerging Products and Features
    • Emerging End Use Markets

    Drivers & Challenges

    Key drivers and challenges that are shaping the market trends for select biobased product market worldwide

    • Market based Drivers & Challenges
    • Policy & Regulatory Drivers
    • Technology & Process Drivers and Challenges
    • Economics and other Challenges

    Technology & Processes

    Overview of technologies and production processes for the various products and solutions, and the key companies/solution providers for the same.

    • Technology and Process Overview
    • Emerging Innovations
    • Key Technology Stakeholders and Value chain

    Why EAI?

    Leader in Bio Sector Consulting

    EAI is one of the very few cleantech consulting and research companies with a specialized focus on biomass-based business opportunities sectors. Our decade long consulting and market assistance for bio-based opportunities have covered biofuels, biomass to power, biomass to heating, nutraceuticals, renewable chemicals and bio-based environmental remediation. Our consulting has helped the Who’s Who of the World & India – The World Bank, Pepsi, GE, GSK, Reliance, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and more.

    Contacts & Network

    Owing to our early mover status and pioneering work in renewable energy, we have exceptional contacts across the entire cleantech and biomass value chain, all across India.

    Exceptional Professional Background

    BioBiz Consulting is run by a team of professionals from IITs and IIMs, and having a team of specialised professionals in energy and environment.

    Interested in taking up EAI’s consulting assistance for your entry into Bio-based business sectors?

    Reach us at – with BioBiz in the Subject Line.

    Or Call Gayathri – 9952910083

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