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Mission Statement

The focus of the Renewable Products Technology research unit is to develop new technologies for converting renewable agricultural materials into high value chemicals, enzymes, and polymers.  Researchers in this unit use a variety of chemical, microbial, biochemical, and genetic approaches to address the need for new sustainable and environmentally acceptable value-added products. 

The Renewable Product Technology Research is located in Peoria, IL and is part of the Midwest Area.
The Acting Research Leader is Christopher Skory.
Email: Chris.Skory@ars.usda.gov
Phone: 309/681-6275
Fax: 309/681-6040
Renewable Product Technology Research
1815 N. University Street
Peoria, IL 61604