Sulzer has partnered with CELLiCON to scale up its groundbreaking manufacturing technology for nano structured cellulose
The technology is a highly sustainable, plant-based alternative to conventional polymers that reduces the traditionally high costs and footprint associated with nanocellulose, allowing it to be scaled and used as a building block for a wide variety of everyday products, from textiles to glues. The partnership is part of Sulzer’s strategy to continue its grow path in renewables and enable its customers’ sustainable manufacturing practices. Sulzer has acquired a minority stake in CELLiCON with an option to increase its holding in the future.
New CEO for Novamont’s Biobag Subsidiary
The Board of BioBag International AS (Askim, Norway) has appointed Patrik Fogelström as new CEO of the BioBag Group and Managing Director of the parent company BioBag International AS, which have been acquired in 2021 by the Novamont Group (Novara, Italy).
Danimer Scientific joins White House-hosted summit on biotech and biomanufacturing
Danimer Scientific Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Stephen Croskrey took part in a high-level Summit on Biotechnology & Biomanufacturing for the American Bioeconomy (20 September) hosted by the White House. The summit celebrated the vision, innovation, and dedication across the United States to developing bio-based solutions to global challenges facing the country. The event was held in conjunction with US President Biden’s executive order (12 September 2022) launching a national biotechnology and biomanufacturing initiative to ensure that products invented in the United States can be manufactured in the country as well. The President also recently signed the CHIPS & Science Act, which includes great investments to strengthen American manufacturing, research and development, science, and technology.