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Biomass booster

Biomass Booster (BMB) is a genomics functional company, dedicated to the optimization of productivity in generating biomass, by creating high performance genetically optimized species.

BMB goal is to become a trusted partner for the production of high performance strains for energy crops, both microalgae and vascular plants, based on a versatile and powerful technology platform, relatively short periods of development, co-participation of the generated industrial property, and a system of flexible trade agreements.

Biomass Booster has developed its own technology platform, based on patented gene BMB-707, that can increase biomass output ranging between 23% and 60% depending on the tested species.

Biomass Booster assets and product values

Dr. Alfredo Martínez

Dr. Alfredo Martínez

Graduate in Biology, obtained his PhD in Cell Biology in 1991. Made several post-doctoral stays in London, Dublin and Vancouver.

He worked for 11 years as a Staff Scientist at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland (USA).

In 2004 he returned to Spain to lead a working group at the CSIC (Madrid) and in October 2008 he was appointed group leader at the Oncology Area, Center for Biomedical Research of La Rioja (CIBIR).

His line of work focuses on the study of new anti-angiogenic therapies in the fight against cancer and his CV has more 190 scientific publications. In the field of entrepreneurship, Dr. Martinez is the author of 10 patents related to biotechnology and holds the position of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at Biomass Booster since its beginning.

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Dr. Rafael Peláez

Dr. Rafael Peláez

Graduate in Biology (University of Oviedo, Spain) in 2004 and obtained his doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Oviedo in 2009. Ph.D. from the University of Oviedo in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2010.

Post-doctoral training at the CIMA (University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain) for 3 years, during which he gained significant experience in cell biology and on microfluid device development and their use in bioengineering.

His current line of work deals with the genetic transformation of plants and microalgae for the increased production of biomass.

Dr. Rafael Peláez has been active in various national and international projects and also collaborates with other projects.

He has participated in various national and international meetings and published several articles in international journals with high impact factors.

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Dra. María Niculcea

Dra. María Niculcea

Graduate in Biotechnology (University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania), obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies (University of Zaragoza, campus of Huesca, Spain), a PhD in Environmental Biology (University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain ), training and experience in the Family and Education Society Foundation (Madrid, Spain).

Has gained experience in plant physiology, genetics, plant breeding and plant tissue culture. She was also an assistant professor at the University of Navarra.

Her current work is dedicated to the genetic transformation of plants and microalgae for improving biomass production. Her studies generally involve genetically modified plants, tissue culture, and in vitro multiplication.

Dr. Niculcea has been collaborating on projects at local, national and international levels, she has participated in numerous national and international meetings. She has published several articles in international journals.

Biomass Booster assets and product values

Great global markets potential
Validated in vitro technology

Compatible with the rest of technological solutions in development

Patented technology
Increased productivity> 23%
Model-based I+D+I
Highly skilled researchers
Highly flexible and scalable management model
Wide rage of aplications and great potencial


Biomass Booster aims to consolidate the BMB707 technology ensuring environmental protection, within the framework of strategies for corporate social responsibility.

BMB seeks to exploit the business opportunities arising from the political and regulatory environments and market as well as those opportunities arising from the implementation of active policies of environmental protection, within the framework of strategies for corporate social responsibility.

To that end, BMB will take advantage of the capacity of its patented technology platform producing super species producers of biomass on a competitively way.

Muro de la Mata, 5 3º
26001 LOGROÑO (La Rioja) Spain
Contact: +34 627537665
Email: contacto@biomassbooster.es