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Materia Licenses Catalyst Technology Exclusively to BASF

10:24 AM MDT | October 13, 2009 | Alex Scott

Materia (Pasadena, CA), a catalysts firm, says it has agreed to exclusively license its metathesis catalyst technology to BASF for R&D use to make certain undisclosed specialty chemicals. Financial terms were not disclosed.   Metathesis catalysts enable the formation and manipulation of carbon-to-carbon bonds in the synthesis of certain specialty chemicals. The use of the catalysts leads to specialty chemicals with superior properties and may also increase the efficiency of processes for making existing materials, Materia says.   “Olefin...

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