BASF and Avantium intend to establish Joint Venture

Avantium is proud to announce that is has signed a letter of intent and has entered into exclusive negotiations to form a JV with BASF, the world’s number one chemical company, for the commercialization of FDCA and PEF and the subsequent licensing of the Avantium technology. Over the last 10 years Avantium has developed its YXY technology to become the world technology leader in FDCA and PEF. PEF is a next generation polymer with a blockbuster potential. Together with BASF Avantium intends to continue…

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Avantium raises €20M in a financing round led by PMV

Amsterdam, April 19th, 2016 – Today Avantium, an innovative chemical technology company and leader in renewable chemistry, announced that it has closed a financing round of €20 million. The investments are made by PMV, an independent investment company for Flanders, FPIM, a Belgian Federal Holding and Investment Company, and Avantium’s existing shareholders.

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Avantium, pioneering renewable chemistry

Avantium is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partners around the world, Avantium develops efficient processes and sustainable products made from biobased materials. Avantium offers a breeding ground for revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions. From invention to commercially viable production processes.

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Catalysis success stories

Avantium already offers groundbreaking services and systems to more than 70 companies worldwide. Because the majority of our partnerships are protected by strict confidentiality agreements, we are only able to reveal a brief glimpse of our many success stories.

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