Press Release

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures LLC Announces an Equity Investment into Novomer Inc.
12/10/13 - SAEV invests in Novomer to support ongoing development of their technology platforms.  

Novomer Catalytic Process Using Waste CO2 and Shale Gas Targets $20 Billion Market and Up to 110% Carbon Footprint Reduction Content
09/24/13 - DoE Grant and New Partnership Fuel Potential to Rejuvenate US Global Chemical Market Leadership. "Drop In" Chemical Market Replacements to Reach Commercial Scale in 2017  

Novomer Completes PPC Polyol Manufacturing Run
02/20/13 - Novomer Completes World's First Large-Scale PPC Polyol Manufacturing Run. Product Opens Up Commercial-Scale Testing in Polyurethanes Industry  

Novomer wins ICIS Innovation Award
10/22/12 - Novomer wins ICIS Innovation Award for Acrylic Acid Technology  

Novomer and Penford Enter into Joint Development Agreement
01/17/12 - Novomer and Penford will Partner to Drive Development and Commercialization Of Innovative Sustainable Packaging Materials  

Novomer Wins ICIS Award for Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit
11/02/11 - Company Honored for technology that transforms waste CO2 into valuable polymers  

Novomer Wins InformexUSA Sustainability Award
02/09/11 - Company Honored for Its Commitment to Sustainable Materials and Climate Change  

Novomer Awarded $18.4M in Federal Stimulus Funds by U.S. Department of Energy
07/29/10 - Achieves Phase Two of $25M Project to Develop Products/Manufacturing Processes to Produce Millions of Pounds of Sustainable Polymers per Year  

Novomer Awarded $2.1M in Federal Stimulus Funds
03/22/10 - First Phase of $25M Project to Develop Products/Manufacturing Processes to Produce Millions of Pounds of Sustainable Polymers Per Year  

Novomer Named One of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies
03/11/10 - Inaugural MIT Technology Review TR50 Lauds Company Advances in Sustainable Plastics  

Novomer and DSM to Develop First Sustainable Carbon Dioxide-Based Resin for Coatings
01/26/10 - Novomer, Inc. and Royal DSM N.V. have announced that they have signed a joint development agreement to develop revolutionary polyols for coating and ink resins produced using CO2 as a raw material.  

Novomer Expands Green Materials Commercialization
12/14/09 - $800,000 New York State Funding Set to Create Green Jobs, Increase Manufacturing and Reduce Dependency on Petroleum-Based Plastics  

Novomer Secures $14M in Series B Financing
08/19/09 - OVP Venture Partners Joins Existing Investors to Drive Broad Commercialization Of Innovative Sustainable Materials  

Novomer Founder Geoffrey Coates explains the advantages of sustainable plastics in an EarthSky podcast.
06/23/09 - Novomer founder Geoffrey Coates speaks in an EarthSky "Clear Voices for Science" podcast about his work on new plastics made from renewable sources of carbon.  

Novomer Expands Scientific Advisory Board with Two Experts in Chemical Engineering and Materials
01/28/09 - Novomer Expands Scientific Advisory Board with Two Experts in Chemical Engineering and Materials  

Novomer Announces Executive Management Change
01/23/09 - Novomer Announces Executive Management Change  

Novomer to Participate at InformExUSA
01/15/09 - Green Materials Company to Exhibit in Exclusive Green Pavilion  

Novomer Set to Continue Strong Momentum with New CEO and Corporate Headquarters in Massachusetts
10/20/08 - Former Surface Logix CEO, Jim Mahoney, Joins to Spearhead Growth  

Novomer Names Industry Veteran Peter Shepard as Vice President of Business Development
10/20/08 - Shepard Brings More than 25 Years of Specialty Chemical and Polymer Industry Experience to Novomer  

Novomer Recognized by AlwaysOn as GoingGreen Top 100 Winner
09/16/08 - Novomer Recognized by AlwaysOn as GoingGreen Top 100 Winner  

Novomer to Participate at Key Upcoming Industry Events
05/19/08 - President Charles Hamilton to Present at Key Environment and Clean Technology Conferences  

Senator Charles Schumer Tours Novomer
01/16/08 - Senator Schumer’s Visit Emphasizes New York’s Commitment to Innovation  

Novomer, Innovative Eco-Plastics Company, Featured on the Science Channel’s Invention Nation
01/11/08 - Novomer, Innovative Eco-Plastics Company, Featured on the Science Channel’s Invention Nation  

DSM invests in US start-up that makes ‘green’ polymers from CO2
12/20/07 - DSM invests in US start-up that makes ‘green’ polymers from CO2  

Scientific American Features Novomer: Making Plastic Out of Pollution
12/06/07 - On November 8th, 2007, Scientific American Magazine featured Novomer on with a story titled “Making Plastic Out of Pollution.” The full story included quotes from Novomer Founder Geoffrey Coates and President Charles Hamilton and is featured as follows.  

Novomer, Next-Generation Eco-Plastics Company, Secures Series A Financing from Physic Ventures and Flagship Ventures
11/07/07 - Company Raises $6.6 Million to Drive Product Development and Bring Novel Eco-Plastics – Constructed from Renewable Resources – to Market  

Novomer to Exhibit Future Polymer Technology at Wired Nextfest in LA
09/04/07 - WIRED Magazine today announced that Novomer will be exhibiting at WIRED NextFest™, a unique world’s-fair-style event to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center  

Novomer Office and Lab Relocate
07/16/07 - Novomer, LLC has moved to newly built dedicated lab and office space in Ithaca, New York.The Company, which creates specialty chemicals and materials from  

Geoffrey Coates, Ph.D. and Novomer Featured in The New York Times
06/19/07 - In the article "Sifting the Garbage for a Green Polymer", Novomer co-founder, Geoffrey Coates, Ph.D., discusses the process behind developing catalysts to  

Novomer Receives $100,000 Small Business Grant Department of Energy Awards Funding for New Ethylene-Propylene Elastomers
05/03/07 - Novomer, a specialty chemical company based in Ithaca NY, announced that it has been awarded a $100,000 Phase-I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant  

Professor Geoffrey Coates and Novomer Featured in Chemical and Engineering News Cover Story on Carbon Dioxide
05/02/07 - In its cover story entitled “What Can we Do with CO2?” published in Chemical and Engineering News, the national trade magazine of the American Chemical Society  

Prof. Robert Grubbs Joins Novomer’s Scientific Advisory Board
03/31/07 - Novomer, announced today that Professor Robert H. Grubbs has been appointed to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Professor Grubbs is currently Victor and  

Novomer Appoints Dr. Robert J. Pangborn as Director
03/12/07 - Novomer, a specialty chemicals company located in Ithaca NY, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert J. Pangborn to its board of directors. Dr. Pangborn  

Geoffrey Coates, Novomer CSO, Named AAAS Fellow
02/05/07 - Novomer co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Geoffrey W. Coates has been named as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)  

Novomer Enters Supply Agreement with Kodak
01/16/07 - Novomer has signed a development agreement with the Eastman Kodak Company to develop a new polymer for commercial applications. Novomer, located in Ithaca, New York  



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