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Jun 1, 2016

EUBIA Award 2016

The Biomass History told by its main actors.

It is with very big pleasure that EUBIA announces that the winner of the EUBIA award is

NOVAMONT - Italy

For the contribution to a sustainable green chemistry sector development

NOVAMONT company’s roots lie in the Montedison School of Materials Science where some
research workers started to develop an ambitious project to integrate chemistry, the
environment and agriculture: "Living chemistry for quality of life". Today NOVAMONT enjoy
an internationally recognised leading position in the bioplastics and biochemicals sector and,
by means of a new model of sustainable development, we promote the transition from a
product economy to a system economy, relying on the utilisation of local areas and on
products that can redesign entire application sectors, reducing the costs of environmental and
social externalities.

The mission of this innovative industry is to develop bioplastics and biochemicals through the
integration of chemistry and agriculture, by starting up biorefineries integrated in local areas
and providing application solutions with low environmental impact that ensure the efficient
use of resources throughout their entire life cycle, with social, economic and environmental
advantages.



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