Keyword: Biomaterials


Kemira Launches Growth Accelerator Unit

27.06.2022 -

Finland’s Kemira has launched a new division, called its Growth Accelerator unit, to drive the company’s long-term growth for selected strategic initiatives.


Metabolix Sells Biopolymer Assets to CJ CheilJedang

25.08.2016 - Just one month after announcing it was quitting the biopolymers business, Metabolix has signed a binding letter of intent (LOI) to sell its assets to South Korean food company CJ...


BioAmber and Reverdia Sign Non-Assert Pact

15.01.2016 - Netherlands-based biomaterials producer Reverdia has signed a non-assert agreement with BioAmber of the US with regard to intellectual property rights for bio-succinic acid. The...


Covestro and Reverdia to Develop Bio-based TPU Foam

09.10.2015 - Covestro, the formerly Bayer MaterialScience, and green chemistry specialist Reverdia, the Dutch-based biomaterials joint venture of DSM and Roquette Frères, have agreed to jointly...


Akzo to Sell Biomaterials Technology to Ashland

06.07.2015 - In a transaction set to close in the third quarter of this year, AkzoNobel has announced plans to sell its biomaterials technology to Ashland of the US. The Dutch chemical producer...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Novozymes: Producing More with Fewer Resources

11.09.2013 - Transition - The world is moving toward more sustainable solutions for almost all aspects of daily life, be it with effective detergents that clean clothes at low temperatures or...


DSM to Buy US Biomedical Firm Kensey Nash

03.05.2012 - Dutch food and chemicals group DSM is buying U.S. medical device-maker Kensey Nash for $360 million to strengthen its biomedical business, leaving it with plenty of cash for more...


Future EU Bio-Based Economy Must Be More Market Driven

27.05.2011 - Lowering trade barriers for renewable raw materials would be a first step for Europe to reach its EU2020 goals, concludes a policy paper released today by Cefic - the European...