BioAmber is steadfast in its commitment to commercially-viable sustainability in the manufacturing of everyday products. Through proprietary innovation and an adeptness for identifying legitimate growth opportunities, BioAmber has grown into a market leader in the field of bio-based succinic acid and its derivative chemicals. BioAmber is honoured to have been recognized for the work it intrinsically values.
2011 US EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
The Award promotes technology that provides substantial environmental benefits using green chemistry. BioAmber’s platform was recognized as the leading technology in the field of succinic acid. BioAmber is the first company to successfully commercialize a biobased chemical that directly substitutes its petro-chemical equivalent. [Read more on BioAmber's 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award]
2011 ICIS Innovation Award for Best Business Innovation
The ICIS innovation Award for Best Business Innovation highlights innovation in the way chemical companies do business. The voting panel recognized BioAmber’s use of open innovation and industrial biotechnology to bring to market a sustainable, cost effective technology that produces a range of C4 chemicals including succinic acid and 1,4-butanediol.ICIS is a leading provider of news and information for the chemical and energy sectors. The ICIS Innovation Awards highlight the best the chemical industry has to offer in the way of innovation and providing solutions to society's needs. This year there was a significant emphasis on bio-based technologies, designed to replace oil and gas feedstocks in the chemical industry, or to reduce carbon emissions. These annual awards are sponsored by Dow Corning, as lead sponsor, with category sponsorship by management consultancy CRA (Best Product Innovation), chemical distributor US Chemicals (Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit), and Health, Nutrition & Materials company DSM (Best Innovation for Sustainability). The voting panel included Marcel Wubbolts, CTO DSM, Gregg Zank, CTO Dow Corning, Adrian Higson, Head of Biorefining at NNFCC, the UK Centre for Biorenewable Energy, Fuels and Materials and Neil Checker, VP Chemicals at CRA.
[Read more on BioAmber's 2011 ICIS Best Business Innovation Award]