BioTep is a national facility for marine bioprocessing opened in 2013 and is designed to be a mini-factory where high technology companies may receive help to transfer promising research from the laboratory into advanced products on a larger scale. The BioTep processing plant is designed to receive most types of marine biomass, either pre-processed or raw/unprocessed.BioTep is designed to be very flexible, allowing each company to design their process to exactly meet their needs. BioTep handles and processes a variety of raw materials into commercial products