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  • November 6, 2012

    BioAmber Collaborating with Faurecia and Mitsubishi Chemical for Automotive Bioplastics

    Minneapolis, MN, November 6, 2012 – BioAmber will be the supplier of biobased succinic acid to a Faurecia-Mitsubishi Chemical partnership for the production of automotive plastics. Faurecia has been conducting research into bioplastics derived from 100% natural materials since 2006 (BioMat project) and has now signed an exclusive industrial partnership agreement with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation to co-develop bioplastics designed for mass-production for use in automotive interiors. Faurecia plans to develop a full range of bioplastics, which are set to see a boom in the 2015 to 2020 period.
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  • October 11, 2012

    CREATIVE BEAUTY PARIS: Beyond Beauty Events

    Our plant-based bio-succinic derivatives are used in a variety of end-products, including many cosmetics. This September, BioAmber attended Creative Beauty Paris, a Beyond Beauty Event that allows bio-chemical suppliers to connect with the cosmetic producers that use their products.
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  • September 6, 2012

    Inolex Launches New, Natural Emollients for Personal Care Made with BioAmber Succinic Acid

    Minneapolis, MN, September 6, 2012 - Inolex, a leader in the development of innovative ingredients for the personal care and cosmetics industries has launched a new range of 100% natural and sustainable emollients, using bio-based succinic acid from BioAmber. These succinate emollients have the highly appealing and differentiated sensory feel of silicone fluids, including feeling silky, powdery, light, dry and non-greasy to the touch. This sensory experience meets the modern consumer’s hygiene and beauty needs, giving the clean, dry and natural feeling consumers want from their personal care routine.
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  • July 24, 2012

    Evonik and BioAmber Partner on Catalysts for Sustainable Chemicals Made from Bio-Based Succinic Acid

    Minneapolis, MN, July 24, 2012 - Evonik Industries’ Catalysts Business Line recently agreed with US based BioAmber Inc. on a long term cooperation for the development and manufacturing of catalysts for making BDO (1,4- butanediol), THF (tetrahydrofuran) and GBL (gamma – butyrolactone) from bio-based succinic acid. BDO, THF and GBL are large volume industrial chemicals used in a range of applications including polymers, paints, adhesives and solvents. The global market for these products currently made from petrochemicals is $4 billion.
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  • May 16, 2012

    BioAmber Wins BIOTECanada’s Gold Leaf Award for Early Stage Company of the Year

    May 16, 2012 (SARNIA) Industry excellence is being celebrated as BioAmber moves steadily toward construction of their full scale, commercial facility in Sarnia, Ontario. BioAmber has been named as an industry leader winning BIOTECanada’s Gold Leaf Award Early Stage Company of the Year for Industrial Biotechnology. BioAmber is a highly innovative company on the cusp of commercializing intermediate green chemicals.
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  • March 27, 2012

    BioAmber Produces Bio-based 1,4-Butanediol (1,4-BDO)

    Production campaign converts multi ton quantities of bio-succinic acid into bio-based 1,4-BDO
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  • February 22, 2012

    BioAmber Closes $30 Million Financing with LANXESS and Existing Investors

    Minneapolis, MN, February 22, 2012- BioAmber Inc. has completed its Series C round of financing with net proceeds of $30 million. The financing was closed in two tranches; a first tranche of $20 million on November 4th, 2011 with existing investors Naxos Capital, Sofinnova Partners, Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and the Cliffton Group, and a second tranche of $10 million on February 6th, 2012 with specialty chemicals company LANXESS. All of BioAmber’s Series B investors participated in the Series C financing.
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  • February 16, 2012

    NatureWorks and BioAmber Form Joint Venture to Commercialize New Bio-based Polymers. Two industry-leading companies join forces to expand the range of low carbon-footprint, high-performance, bio-based polymers.

    MINNETONKA and PLYMOUTH, Minn., February 16, 2012 — NatureWorks, the bio-plastics market leader with its commercial range of Ingeo™ biopolymers, and BioAmber, a next-generation chemicals company and a market leader in the commercialization of bio-succinic acid, have announced the creation of AmberWorks, a joint venture to bring new performance bio-based polymer compositions to market.
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