Invista and Ingenza Collaborate in Bio-derived Industrial Chemicals
Invista, Wichita, KS/USA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, and Ingenza, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, a leading industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology company, announce a collaboration for the development of new technologies to enable bio-derived processes for the production of industrial chemicals.
The collaboration will leverage Invista’s capabilities in biotechnology and catalysis, and knowledge of the chemicals industry, and Ingenza’s synthetic biology and industrial biotechnology capabilities for the development of new, bio-derived routes to industrial chemicals.
Ingenza Ltd. is an industrial biotechnology company with a broad customer base within the chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, feed and fuel industries where it applies its proprietary synthetic biology to manufacture industrial products.
With leading brands including Lycra, Coolmax, Cordura, et al., Invista is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. The company’s advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, Invista operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees.
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