The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) welcomed the Queensland Minister for State Development, Hon. Dr. Anthony Linham on September 29. The goal of the visit was to follow up on the discussions initiated with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk this past June. Minister Lynham’s portfolio includes responsibility for the Biofutures Strategy which Premier Palaszczuk launched in June in San Francisco. During the JBEI visit Queensland’s Biofutures 10-Year Roadmap was discussed as well as the commercialization efforts of bioenergy and biochemicals.