Press Release: Reverdia Wins Bio Business Award for Leading Bio-Based Packaging Partnership
- Wednesday, 16 March 2016
As a lead partner in the innovative ADMIT Bio-SuccInnovate consortium, Reverdia has been awarded ‘Bio-Based Chemical Partnership of the Year’. The manufacturer of bio-succinic acid received the Bio Business Award at World Bio Markets 2016 in Amsterdam.
Reverdia contributes its best-in-class Biosuccinium™ technology to help develop bio-based and biodegradable plastic packaging through the Climate-KIC initiative, exploring the use of locally-available lignocellulosic feedstock. The project is endorsed and supported by UK retailer Waitrose and food tray producer Sharpak.
Upon collecting the award, Reverdia’s Global Commercial Director, Jo Kockelkoren said, “We are honoured to receive this award for our ADMIT Bio-SuccInnovate partnership. As a partner in the consortium led by Aberystwyth University, Reverdia demonstrates how a value chain approach unlocks tangible and more sustainable products for the consumer.”
Reverdia is the joint venture between Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company. Reverdia takes a leadership position and leverages the expertise and experience of DSM and Roquette to produce, market and license Biosuccinium™.
For more information visit www.reverdia.com
About ADMIT Bio-SuccInnovate
The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University leads the consortium ADMIT Bio-SuccInnovate, an innovative Climate-KIC initiative funded by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), along with Reverdia and other European partners. These include:
• Aberystwyth University
• Imperial College London
• Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek
• Rothamsted Research
• Utrecht University
• Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
• LCA Works
• University of Debrecen
• Compagnie Industielle De Le Matiere Vegetale
• Université de Genève
• ASSOCIATION CLIMATE KIC