University of Iowa spinout gets early stage funding for purifying agri oils

June 11, 2014 |

In Iowa, Pure Oleochemicals, a University of Iowa spinout company, recently received early-stage funding from several private and public sources for its method of purifying agricultural oils for use in soaps, cosmetics, oils, and other consumer products.

The company received funding from private investors, as well as $100,000 from the state of Iowa. The University of Iowa Research Foundation also provided $93,000 to assist Ned Bowden, chemistry professor at the University of Iowa and CEO/founder of Pure Oleochemicals, in product development.

 

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