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2011-06-09 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantium is proud to announce that it has successfully raised EUR 30 million to advance its breakthrough YXY technology for green building blocks.

2010-10-14 01:30:00

AMSTERDAM, October 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantium announced today that it has started with the construction of a pilot plant at the Chemelot site (Geleen, the Netherlands). The pilot plant will produce YXY building blocks for making green materials and fuels.

2009-12-16 08:30:00

AMSTERDAM, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Avantium announced the appointment of Gunnar Staaf as Chief Executive Officer of its pharmaceutical business.

2009-07-09 07:00:00

MINNETOKA, Minnesota and AMSTERDAM, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NatureWorks and Avantium, two leaders in the field of sustainable materials, announced today a development partnership formed to more fully understand the properties and commercial potential of a new generation of polymers made from renewable resources. The partnership is based on Avantium's work in deriving monomers and polymers from non food biomass and on NatureWorks success in developing a wide range of end markets &...

2009-06-24 08:00:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has signed an agreement with Avantium to enable the sale and delivery of an Avantium Flowrence(TM) parallel fixed bed reactor system.

2009-01-21 07:30:00

AMSTERDAM, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Royal Cosun and Avantium announced the start of their collaboration. The companies join forces to develop a specific process for the production of a new generation of bioplastics and biofuels from selected organic waste streams.

2008-09-02 03:00:29

AMSTERDAM, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantium announced today that it has entered into a master services agreement with Chevron Energy Technology Company for the application of high-throughput technologies in the development of catalysts in the oil and gas field.


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