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Rhodia and Brazilian Research Institute Sign Deal to Develop Bio-Based Chemistry Based on Sugarcane

12:04 AM MDT | April 27, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Solvay says that Rhodia, its subsidiary, has signed an agreement with the National Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE; Campinas, Brazil), to develop chemical routes and processes to obtain molecules of a high added value from sugarcane biomass, in what is known as bio-based chemistry. Research will be conducted at CTBE, under the deal, backed by researchers from both organizations, who will work together on the development of chemical blocks currently used in different applications and markets that Solvay operates in, with a view to replacing...

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