Tag: RiKarbon

BASF and RiKarbon team to commercialize waste-derived bio-based, biodegradable emollients

BASF and RiKarbon team to commercialize waste-derived bio-based, biodegradable emollients

September 28, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF and RiKarbon Inc., a U.S.-based technology start-up, announce the signing of a partnership contract to exclusively license and commercialize proprietary technology from RiKarbon.  RiKarbon’s patented technology allows the upcycling of bio-waste into bio-based, biodegradable emollients for the global personal care market, supporting the industry’s drive to innovative sustainable solutions.   The successful R&D […]

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University of Delaware start-up creates renewable oil that can be used from cosmetics to lubricants

University of Delaware start-up creates renewable oil that can be used from cosmetics to lubricants

November 1, 2018 |

In Delaware, a University of Delaware start-up company, called RiKarbon, Inc., is combining plant scraps and natural oils, through chemistry, to engineer a bio-based oil that can be used as a renewable alternative to typical petroleum-based resources used in everything from popular skin lotions and sunscreens to lubricants for shipping, agriculture, food processing and hydropower […]

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