Biome Technologies secure Innovate UK grant

November 17, 2022 |

\In the UK, the Business Magazine reported that UK company Biome Technologies, have secured a grant from Innovate UK in order to scale their range of natural plastic packaging and coatings.

The grant amount of $332,000 will assist the company to increase the natural plastics it has developed in small amounts in the lab to amounts suitable for industrial use. 

The project will be run in partnership with independent chemical manufacturing company Thomas Swan & Co. 

“After nine years of significant work by Biome’s scientists, engineers and supporting partners, it is great to be taking a substantial step towards industrialization in bringing these FDCA-based polymers to the market,” said Paul Mines, Biome Technologies’ CEO.

“Thomas Swan and the University of Nottingham are great partners to support us on our journey to commercialize this new generation of bio-based and compostable polymers.”

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