PROTERRO’s has been a leader in the biotechnology industry since 2008. Headquartered in Bronxville, New York, we have tested and implemented our patented photo bioreactor technology, which can help produce the algal products necessary to fuel your business.

Our company is led by Colin R. South, PhD, a leader in life sciences and biotechnology with over 25 years of experience, including C-level roles with renewable products companies Mascoma, Lignol, and Novogy, prior to joining Proterro. Dr. South is the author of more than 25 articles in the field and is included as an inventor of more than 15 patent families. He holds an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, as well as a Ph.D in Bio-process Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Management from the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, completing his thesis in the area of cellulosic ethanol production.

PROTERRO’s Plant operations are located in Orlando, Florida, where we test and innovate our patented technology. Our operations, led by Dr. Hector Cumba, have developed our novel photo bioreactor design to harvest the sun’s energy and create cost-effective algal and cyanobacterium systems. Our team is responsible for the integration of physical bioreactor equipment and operations with the precise needs of the biocatalyst of choice.