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New report on succinic, itaconic acids and FDCA

I’m trying to cram a lot of work this week before my ‘no-internet’ vacation arrives this Saturday. By the way, I will be presenting next month September 13 at the ICIS World Chemical Purchasing Summit in Boston about the bio-based chemicals market. I am looking forward to meeting new and probably some familiar faces back from ICIS days. See you there!

And now, here is a nice summer treat brought to you by the folks from the EU funded project BioConSepT coordinated by TNO (Netherlands). The EUR 13m BioConSepT project aims at the demonstration of the technical and economic feasibility of white biotech processes that convert 2nd generation biomass into platform chemicals for use in consumer goods. This free report compiled by project partner Weastra includes market analysis of succinic acid, itaconic acid and FDCA (2,5 furandicarboxylic acid).

The report analyzed potential end-use applications and market potential for the three bio-based intermediates. Around 60 companies were interviewed to contribute to the report, and the blog, by the way, was one of the primary source interviewed, hence we got first dib to share this report to the blog readers (yay!).

Here is a summary of the report in a powerpoint slide. Really great information!

About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


3 Responses to “New report on succinic, itaconic acids and FDCA”

  1. Green Chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. By speeding the adoption of green chemistry by industry and academia, Green Chemistry Program is spurring innovation, strengthening the economy and protecting the environment.

    Posted by pratik | August 9, 2013, 7:56 am
  2. Hi Doris,
    I read above about your report on Succinic, Itaconic acids and FDCA, but I can’t seem to find the report on our blog. Could you please assist me?

    Posted by Steve Strac | January 8, 2014, 11:52 am
  3. Doris,
    Never mind. I just found the report.
    Kind regards,

    Posted by Steve Strac | January 8, 2014, 11:55 am

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