EUBIA Award 2016
The Board of Directors of EUBIA (European Biomass Industry Association) will present for the fourteenth time the EUBIA Award for the advancement of Biomass Industry. The winner is a representative who, in the opinion of the Selected Committee, has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the Biomass industry and its market.
It is with very big pleasure that EUBIA hereby announces that the winner of the EUBIA award 2016 is:
NOVAMONT - Italy
For the contribution to a sustainable green chemistry sector development at industrial level
NOVAMONT company’s roots lie in the Montedison School of Materials Science where some research workers started to develop an ambitious project to integrate chemistry, the environment and agriculture: "Living chemistry for quality of life". Today NOVAMONT enjoy an internationally recognised leading position in the bioplastics and biochemicals sector and, by means of a new model of sustainable development, we promote the transition from a product economy to a system economy, relying on the utilisation of local areas and on products that can redesign entire application sectors, reducing the costs of environmental and social externalities.
The mission of this innovative industry is to develop bioplastics and biochemicals through the integration of chemistry and agriculture, by starting up biorefineries integrated in local areas and providing application solutions with low environmental impact that ensure the efficient use of resources throughout their entire life cycle, with social, economic and environmental advantages.