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19 Apr, 2016, 07:00 BST Avantium Raises €20M in a Financing Round Led by PMV

Today Avantium, an innovative chemical technology company and leader in renewable chemistry, announced that it has closed a financing round of €20...


15 Mar, 2016, 07:00 GMT BASF and Avantium Intend to Establish Joint Venture

Production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) based on renewable resources, the main new building block for polyethylenefuranoate (PEF)...


10 Dec, 2015, 06:00 GMT Avantium Reserves Capacity in its First FDCA Production Plant for Mitsui

Avantium signed an agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ('Mitsui'), to commercialize 100% biobased chemicals FDCA and PEF in Asia. As part of this...


05 Jun, 2014, 06:00 BST Avantium Raises €36M Investment from Swire, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE and ALPLA

Today AVANTIUM announced that it has closed a financing round of €36 million ($50 million) from a consortium of iconic strategic players. This unique ...


14 Nov, 2013, 09:00 GMT First 100% Biobased T-shirts from Recycled PEF Bottles

Avantium has made another breakthrough with its PEF (or polyethylene furanoate). It has demonstrated that PEF can also be used to make fibers, and...


04 Jun, 2013, 09:00 BST ALPLA Joins The Coca-Cola Company and Danone in Avantium's PEF Bottle Development

Avantium, a renewable chemicals company, and ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH, one of the world's leading plastic converters, today announced their...


22 Mar, 2012, 08:05 GMT Avantium and Danone Sign Development Partnership for Next Generation Bio-based Plastic: PEF

Danone Research joins the development of 100% bio-sourced PEF bottles for water Today Avantium announced its second major partnership for its YXY...


09 Jun, 2011, 07:00 BST Avantium Raises EUR 30 Million to Advance YXY Technology

Avantium is proud to announce that it has successfully raised EUR 30 million to advance its breakthrough YXY technology for green building blocks....