Biomass Business Strategy

Devise an Optimal Strategy to Benefit from Indian Biomass-based Business Opportunities

A Top Management Market & Strategy Consulting Offering from BioBiz

What is the value proposition?

BioBiz, a division of EAI, offers a focused consulting offering for the top management of Indian companies keen on tapping into opportunities offered by the fast growing Indian biomass-based products, solutions and services sectors.

The Research & Consulting Team at BioBiz comprises professionals from reputed institutions such as the IITs and IIMs, and who have considerable acquaintance with the Indian biomass sector.

Who can benefit from BioBiz?

If your company is keen on having a business diversification/entry into the Indian biomass-based products market, BioBiz’s strategic assistance will be critical for your company in designing a powerful roadmap.

Our consulting services are a rich combination of insights and actionables, and are directed towards companies’ top management.

Our team’s expert assistance will be of specific value to medium and large businesses in agriculture, food & dairy, vegetable oils, plastics/rubber, chemicals & petrochemicals, paper/pulp and packaging sectors.

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Building a Biomass Product Roadmap for Your Company

India is a country with a rich biodiversity – from the tiny microalgae all the way to massive banyan trees. Over 100 different crops are grown in the food and cash crop categories alone, with countless varieties of biomass being used for other diverse purposes – fuel, cosmetics, fragrances, health & wellness, religion and more.

All the above imply a significant potential for businesses keen on building biomass based value added product businesses.

The list of product possibilities within biomass is quite exciting.

While some of the product categories such as biofuels have been in the limelight for a while, many others –bioplastics, bio-based chemicals, bio-based waste water treatment, and the high-potential nutraceuticals market – are showing excellent growth without actually showing up on the radar!

With the Indian consumer becoming more aware and more eco-conscious, and with consumers in developed countries’ export markets even more so, and with many central and state governments increasingly concerned about environmental degradation, a range of bio-based products and solutions are set to become attractive business opportunities.

At the same time, there are challenges – in the form of lack of awareness, high costs for some products, and technology uncertainties for some others.

Given this combination of high future potential and diverse challenges, industries and businesses keen on investing in the Indian biomass products segment have the following questions: What should a business like ours with a keen interest in this segment do? How should we strategize their entry into this dynamic segment?

This is precisely where EAI’s division BioBiz, with its excellent understanding of the entire biomass market and its contours, can be of immense help to your company – to help you chart out an effective strategic biomass business roadmap for your company.

Given the nature of the sector, an effective strategy will differ significantly from one company to another. An effective strategy should not only build upon your tangible strengths and assets (physical plant and machinery, distribution, customer base…), but also intangible assets (your company’s vision, your company’s core competence areas within your operational value chain…).

Such a plan should also take into account the trends in the entire ecosystem of biomass in specific and sustainability in general – for instance, the growth of other forms of “clean energy” such as natural gas, competition from traditional bio-based products such as paper, and the effect of crude oil prices on the prospects of products such as renewable chemicals.

EAI’s BioBiz team can assist you in assimilating all of the above to provide your top management with a strategy that is optimized for your firm’s strengths, visions and aspirations.

What are the specific categories of assistance from BioBiz’s strategic consulting for the Indian corporate sector?

Biomass presents a wide variety of business opportunities, with some of the key value-added segments being the following:

For any of the above sectors, BioBiz’s strategic consulting services can benefit your company through one or more of the following avenues.

Strategic Assistance Avenue Details

JVs & Partnerships

Assistance in identifying business or technology partners for joint venture, technology licensing and more. This can be for any part of the biomass value chain.This offering will be specifically valuable for international companies.


Identifying Opportunities around Key Innovations

Focused research assistance that enables your company to identify attractive and innovative opportunities, as well as identifying and analyzing companies that are attractive for investments or acquisitions.


Strategic Analysis of Sector

Analysis of the overall biomass sector – or sub-sectors such as biofuels, bioplastics, biomass heating, biomass power – on key dimensions to provide the BIG picture for the top management

Market Potential Analysis

Detailed analysis of a specific vertical within biomass on market dimensions such as Supply-demand, Market Potential, Competitors, Industry Characteristics and more…

Value Chain/Supply Chain Analysis

A comprehensive supply chain analysis for a specific biomass vertical to identify opportunities, as well as growth constraints.


Identifying Talent

With our extensive network and connections in the Indian biomass and related sustainability  sectors, we can assist in identifying top management or top technical talent (CEO, CTO, COO…) for recruitment in specialized domains within biomass


Due Diligence

For companies looking at investing in / acquiring specific assets of companies in the biomass, we can provide due diligence on product/market or business. This will be done using our knowledge of the biomass business and where necessary, with assistance from our wide network of industry technical partners

Why is BioBiz Strategic Assistance Unique?

We provide value that is a combination of strategy and action.

We bring forth a combination of insights, actionable recommendations and go-to-market assistance, made possible because of our firm’s marketing orientation and our wide network of contacts in the Indian bio-energy, sustainable materials, eco-chemicals and cleantech industries.

Expertise in Not Just Biomass, but the Extended Clean Energy Ecosystem

Our team has undertaken a number of research and consulting assignments outside of biomass but within clean energy –specifically solar, wind, distributed energy, electric mobility.

Value for Money

We cost a fraction of what the top tier management consulting charge you for similar value!


Sectors in Biomass for which we can provide consulting assistance


Biomass Product Possibilities Biomass Value-added Segments


  • Bio Environment
    • Wastewater Treatment
    • Carbon Capture
    • Biochar
  • Bio Energy
    • Biofuel
    • Biopower
    • Bioheat
  • Bio Materials
    • Bioplastics & Biopolymers
    • Other Biobased Packaging
    • Sustainable Fashion
    • Other Biobased Materials
  • Bio Health
    • Nutraceuticals & Food
    • Cosmetics, Flavours & Fragrances
    • Pharmaceuticals
  • Bio Chemicals
    • Renewable Chemicals
  • Biomass-based power generation
    • Gasification-based power
    • Combustion-based power
  • Biomass-based heating
    • Biomass pellets & briquettes
    • Biomass boilers, including CHP boilers
  • Biomass-based sustainable products
    • Bioplastics
    • Bio-based foodware
    • Other emerging bio-based and sustainable packaging materials
  • Biofuels
    • Ethanol
    • Biodiesel
    • Biogas
  • Other bio-based value added products & solutions
    • Nutraceuticals
    • Renewable/Sustainable chemicals (including natural cosmetics)
    • Emerging bio-based food ingredients such as food colourants
    • Emerging bio-based replacements for synthetics used in pharmaceuticals
    • Bio-based remediation for land and water pollution

EAI’s Consulting Assistance across Cleantech Domain

EAI provides focused and effective top management assistance for the following cleantech domains:

EAI Consulting Clients in Clean Energy & Cleantech

EAI has had the fortune to assist some of the world’s top companies in their cleantech efforts. Some of the prominent companies and organizations we have assisted in cleantech consulting include

About Us

Our specialized consulting division provides assistance in market research & business intelligence, market potential analysis, strategy consulting, technology vendor/supplier finder, technology & business due diligence, M&A assistance and more for the complete clean energy, environment and sustainability value chain.

We have assisted a range of stakeholders, small businesses/SMEs, startups, large corporations, state and central government, venture capital companies, private equity firms, investment banks, NGOs and more. Send a note to if you wish to take our consulting help.

Our specialized consulting has benefitted clients all across India and select countries outside:

We has provided consulting & industry research assistance across India, having clients who have benefitted from our consulting or research from the following cities:

Ahmedabad | Amravati | Amritsar | Asansol | Aurangabad | Bangalore (Bengaluru) | Belgaum | Bhavnagar | Bhopal | Bhubaneswar | Bikaner | Chandigarh | Chennai (Madras) | Coimbatore | Cuttack | Dehradun | Delhi | Dhanbad | Durgapur | Faridabad | Firozabad | Gandhinagar | Gangtok | Ghaziabad | Guntur | Gurgaon | Guwahati | Gwalior | Hyderabad | Indore | Jabalpur | Jaipur | Jalandhar | Jalgaon | Jammu | Jamnagar | Jamshedpur | Jodhpur | Kalyan | Kanpur | Kochi (Cochin) | Kolhapur | Kolkata (Calcutta) | Kota | Kozhikode | Lucknow | Ludhiana | Madurai | Mangalore | Meerut | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mysore (Mysuru)| Nagpur | Nashik | Navi Mumbai | Nellore | Noida | Patna | Pimpri & Chinchwad | Pune | Raipur | Rajkot | Ranchi | Salem | Sangli | Solapur | Surat | Thane | Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) | Tiruchirapally (Trichy) | Udaipur | Vadodara (Baroda) | Vijayawada | Vishakapatnam | Warangal

Countries worldwide where we have assisted clients through research reports or consulting

Australia | Austria | Bahrain | Belgium | Brazil | Canada | Chile | China | Croatia | Czech Republic | Denmark | Estonia | Finland | France | Germany | Hong Kong | Hungary | Greece | Iceland | India | Indonesia | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Japan | Kuwait | Latvia | Lithuania | Luxembourg | Malaysia | Malta | Mexico | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Portugal | Republic of Korea (South Korea) | Russia | Saudi Arabia | Singapore | Slovakia | Slovenia | South Africa | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Thailand | Tunisia | Turkey | United Kingdom (UK) | United States of America (USA)

Specific Domains We Operate in

Solar Energy

Solar PV– Rooftop Solar | Residential Rooftop Solar | Commercial & Industrial Rooftop Solar | Ground Mounted Solar Farms | Solar Farm Operations & Maintenance | Solar Farm Monitoring & Control | Solar Power Integration with Grid | Offgrid Solar | Solar Water Pumps | Solar Street Lights | Off-grid Solar Homes ||| Solar PV Components – Solar Trackers | Single Axis Solar Trackers | Dual Axis Solar Trackers | Solar Inverters | Solar Power Plant Central Inverter | Solar Power Plant String Inverter | Solar Power Plant Micro-Inverter | Solar PV Mounting Structures | Solar Power Plant Monitoring & Control Systems | Solar PV Wafers | Solar PV Cells | Monocrystalline Solar Cells | Polycrystalline Solar Cells | Thin Film Solar Cells | Bifacial Solar Cells | Solar Modules/Panels | Solar Panel Backsheets | Solar Panel Aluminium Frames | Solar Panel Encapsulants | Building Integrated Solar PV | Solar PV Storage | Concentrating Solar PV |

Solar Thermal – Low-Temperature Solar Thermal | Solar Water Heating | Solar Cooking | Solar Drying | Medium & High Temperature Solar Thermal | Medium Temperature Commercial & Industrial Heating Using Solar Thermal | High Temperature Industrial Heating Using Concentrated Solar Thermal | Concentrating Solar Power | Storage for Concentrating Solar Power | Fresnel Lens based Concentrating Solar Power | Power Tower based Concentrating Solar Power | Parabolic Trough based Concentrating Solar Power | Dish based Concentrating Solar Power | Hybrid Solar Energy | Solar Wind Hybrid | Solar Biomass Hybrid | Solar PV / Thermal Hybrid


Bio-energy for Heating – Combustion-based Biomass Heating | Gasification-based Biomass Heating | Anaerobic Digestion based Biomass Heating

Bio-energy for Power – Combustion-based Biomass Power | Gasification-based Biomass Power | Anaerobic Digestion based Biomass Power | Biomass Combined Heating & Power | CHP Boilers for Biomass | Operations & Maintenance for Biomass-based Energy Plants | Biomass Storage | Biomass Pre-processing | Biomass Ash Management,

Bio-energy for Transportation – Ethanol | First Generation Ethanol | Second Generation Cellulosic Ethanol | Biodiesel | Biodiesel through Transesterification | Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil – HVO | Bio-butanol | Bio-methanol | Bio-CNG | Aviation Biofuels

Other Bio-energy – Biogas | Syngas

Bio-Energy Crops – First Generation Bio-energy Feedstock | Agricultural Waste Feedstock | Dedicated Energy Crops | Perennial Biomass Bio-energy Feedstock | Prominent Biomass Feedstock for Heating & Power | Sawdust for Heating & Power Generation | Rice Husk for Heating & Power Generation | Paddy Straw for Heating & Power Generation | Bagasse for Heating & Power Generation | Julieflora for Heating & Power Generation | Bamboo for Heating & Power Generation

Energy Storage

Electrical Storage – Capacitors | Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage | Chemical Storage | Hydrogen Storage | Fuel Cells

Electrochemical Storage – Battery | Lead Acid Battery | Lithium Ion Battery | Emerging Battery Types | Sodium Sulfur Battery | Solid State Batteries | Battery Management Systems

Mechanical Storage – Pumped Hydro Energy Storage | Flywheel Energy Storage | Compressed Air Energy Storage

Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable Transport – Two Wheelers | Bicycles | Electric Bicycles | Electric Motorbikes | Electric Scooters | Electric Three Wheelers | Sustainable Car Transport | Electric & Hybrid Electric Cars | Battery-based Electric Cars | Hybrid Electric Cars | Plug-in Hybrid Electric Cars | Fuel Cell Electric Cars | Electric Light Commercial Vehicles | Electric Mini Trucks & Vans | Electric Buses | Fuel Cell Buses | Electric Heavy Commercial Vehicles | Electric Trucks | Sustainable Rail Transport | Sustainable Aviation | Fuel Cell Vehicles | Sustainable Transport Infrastructure | EV Charging Infrastructure | DC Charging for Electric Vehicles | AC Charging for Electric Vehicles | Battery Swap Stations for Electric Vehicles | Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure | Sustainable Transport Fuels and Fuel Standards

Sustainable Transport Fuels – Biodiesel | Ethanol | Bio-CNG | Other Biomass-based Liquid Fuels | Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil – HVO