The specialty chemicals company Evonik has developed a fermentation process for making synthetic collagen with properties similar to those of human collagen but devoid of animal- or human-derived materials. The recombinant technology will, for the first time, provide pharmaceutical, medical, cell culture and tissue engineering markets with a highly soluble, ultra-pure form of collagen that is safe, sustainable and commercially scalable, said the company.
Evonik and Siemens collaboration for the production of specialty chemicals from CO2 enters the next phase [Registered]
Evonik and Siemens have launched the second phase of their joint research project Rheticus, in which they are developing a process that uses carbon dioxide (CO2) and renewable energy to produce specialty chemicals.
Germany’s speciality chemicals group Evonik and the engineering giant Siemens are partnering to develop a plant that will produce substitute petrochemicals from carbon dioxide and green electricity.
Specialty chemicals company Evonik recently launched Risumalt®, a low-calorie, sugar-free sweetener at the Food Ingredients Asia trade show held in Bangkok, Thailand in mid-September.
The specialty chemicals group Evonik is partnering with the Thai company Rajburi Sugar to manufacture isomalt. To this end, they have officially opened a demonstration plant in Ratchaburi, Thailand.