In The News

Breaking Energy
"CO2-based Plastics and Polymers Attract Powerful Investors" January 30, 2014

Press Release
"Novomer Catalytic Process Using Waste CO2 and Shale Gas Targets $20 Billion Market and Up to 110% Carbon Footprint Reduction Content" September 24, 2013

DSM
"Novomer co-founder wins DSM Performance Materials Award for his innovative work in the field of CO2-based chemistry," June 26, 2012

United States Environmental Protection Agency
"Novomer co-founder wins US EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for Synthesizing Biodegradable Polymers from Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide," June 18, 2012

ICIS Chemical Business
"Chemical industry awaits for bio-succinic acid potential," Janurary 30, 2012

JMP, Inc.
"A green process grows more efficient," November 25, 2011

ICIS Chemical Business
"Innovation Awards: Polymers put CO2 to use," October 17, 2011

Chemical and Engineering News
"Breaking In The New," September 19, 2011

ICIS Chemical Business
"ICIS Innovation Awards 2011 entrants shortlisted," August 1, 2011

Boston Globe
"Capturing greenhouse gases," July 25, 2011

ICIS Chemical Business
"Polycarbonate may gain increased share of engineering plastics market," April 15, 2011

MIT Technology Review
"The 50 Most Innovative Companies 2011," March 4, 2011

Thomson Reuters
"Novomer founder Geoff Coates and Scientific Advisors Robert Grubbs and Jean Frechet identified as three of the world's top 100 chemists," February 10, 2011

Discovery News
"Making Plastic From CO2," November 2, 2010

Gas World
"Hot topic - A stateside solution to waste CO2," August 20, 2010

U.S. Department of Energy
"Secretary Chu Announces Six Projects to Convert Captured CO2 Emissions from Industrial Sources into Useful Products," July 22, 2010

Nexant ChemSystems
"Nexant Evaluates Novomer’s New Acrylic Acid Process," July 1, 2010

Inc. Magazine
"Innovation: Building a Better Bottle," July 1, 2010

Chemical Week
"GPCA Plastics Summit: Industry Expansion Creates a New Set of Challenges," June 17, 2010

Chemical Week
"DSM on Track to Commercialize Production of Resins, Adhesives and Coatings from CO2," March 17, 2010

U.S. Department of Energy
"Recovery Act Funding: Innovative Concepts for Beneficial Reuse of Carbon Dioxide," March 11, 2010

Opportunity Green
"Novomer Finalist in Opportunity Green 25 Annual Innovative Green Start Start-Up Award," March 10, 2010

King Abdullah Univeristy of Science and Technology (KAUST)
"Jean Fréchet Named Vice President for Research at KAUST," March 9, 2010

MIT Technology Review
"Technology Review Presents the 50 Most Innovative Public and Private Companies of the Year," March/April 2010

AlwaysOn
"GoingGreen East 50 Top Private Companies List," February 22, 2010

Venture Beat
"2009's top forward-looking cleantech investments," December 31, 2009

ICIS Green Chemicals Blog
"Acrylic acid green makeover," March 12, 2009

ICIS News
"Novomer pursues greener route to acrylic acid," March 11, 2009
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Venture Beat
"Genomatica Has Plans to Turn the Chemical Industry Green," May 14, 2008

The Ithaca Journal
"Entrepreneurs Discuss Growing Pains in Ithaca," April 25, 2008

Plastics News
"Novomer Upping PPC Capacity," April 14, 2008

National Geographic France
"Les Leçons de la Nature," April 2008

Earth2Tech
"Bad Chemistry: Coal Emerges as Chemical Feedstock," March 17, 2008/

Chemical Week
"Green Chemistry: New Routes to Tackle Emissions," February 25, 2008
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Plastics Technology
"What's Ahead for 'Green' Plastics," February 12, 2008

Petrochem
"Chemie Laat Toepassingen Kooldioxide Nog Onbenut," February 2008
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Greentech Media
"Funding Roundup: Cash for Christmas," December 24, 2007

ZDNet
"Just Two Words: Green Plastics. Think About it." December 21, 2007

Plastics News
"DSM Invests in Biodegradables Firm Novomer," December 21, 2007

Esquire
"Six Ideas that Will Change the World," November 20, 2007

CNET News.com
"Dutch Giant DSM Invests in Plastics Start-up," December 20, 2007

Chemical Week
"DSM Buys Into Plastics Derived from Carbon Dioxide," December 20, 2007

Earth2Tech
"Funding Roundup: Plastic, Data Centers, Ozone, and LECs," December 20, 2007

The Central New York Business Journal
"Novomer Banks $6.6 Million," December 10, 2008

Modern Plastics Worldwide
"New Sustainable Plastics Player," November 28, 2007

MIT Technology Review
"Cabon-Dioxide Plastic Gets Funding," November 14, 2007

SmartPlanet
"New Tech Turns CO2 into Biodegradable Plastic," November 13, 2007

Plastics in Packaging
"Novomer to Develop CO2 Based Plastics," November 8, 2007
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Scientific American
"Making Plastic Out of Pollution," November 8, 2007

VentureDeal
"Novomer Launches with Series A Financing," November 8, 2007

CNET News.com
"Start-up Novomer Uses CO2 to Make Biodegradable Plastics," November 7, 2007

Earth2Tech
"Eco Plastic Startup Novomer Raises $6.6M," November 7, 2007

GreenTechMedia
"Novomer Raises $6.6M for Plastics from Pollution," November 7, 2007

VentureBeat
"Novomer, an Eco-Friendly Plastic Maker, Raises $6.6M," November 7, 2007

VentureWire
"Novomer Bags $6.6M for Novel Plastics Process," November 7, 2007

Xconomy
"Making Your Next Computer from Carbon Dioxide," November 7, 2007

The New York Times
"Sifting the Garbage for a Green Polymer," June 19, 2007

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