Keyword: Catalisti

Reserach & Innovation

Providing Circular Side Stream Solutions

30.11.2021 -

Interview with Steven De Laet, InOpSys


Ann Verlinden Appointed as Managing Director of Catalisti

11.03.2021 -

Belgian spearhead cluster Catalisti has appointed Ann Verlinden as its new Managing Director. She will succeed Jan Van Havenbergh as of Apr. 5, 2021.

Strategy & Management

Hard Times for Bio-based Products

03.04.2018 - Petroleum is a limited resource and if we keep using it global warming will accelerate. Since this realization has filtered in the quest for alternatives has begun. Shale gas and...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

BDO: The Pacemaker Stumbles

19.11.2015 - 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) is an important chemical intermediate product and raw material for plastics, solvents and synthetic fibers. The alcohol’s production capacities have been...


BASF and Genomatica Expand Renewable BDO Pact

25.09.2015 - German chemical giant BASF and US biotech firm Genomatica have expanded the scope of their license agreement for production of renewable 1,4-butanediol using Genomatica’s patented...


Ashland Signs Distribution Agreement with Büfa Group

05.02.2015 - Ashland Performance Materials has announced Büfa Chemikalien and Vivochem as official sales partners for its Intermediates and Solvents Business for Germany, Belgium and the...


BASF to Lift BDO Output at Geismar

22.01.2015 - BASF is increasing its capacity for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) at Geismar, Louisiana, by 10% up to 2016. When the expansion is completed, the German chemical giant will have global...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Sustainable Succinic Acid

31.10.2013 - Bio-Based Building Blocks - The need to reduce dependency on fossil resources, a growing world population and an increased concern for the environment are driving companies to...