Solvay opens up biotech lab in Brazil


To speeed up the development of innovations and solutions based on sustainable chemistry, Solvay (Brussels, Belgium) has opened in Brazil its first fully dedicated Industrial Biotechnology Laboratory. The Paulinia-based laboratory will be focused on researching new processes and molecules derived from biomass, which is mostly plant or vegetable based and widely available in Brazil because of its favorable climate and vast surface.

“With this laboratory Solvay can further nourish its innovation portfolio, using renewable resources, with tailored solutions to meet sustainability demands from customers in multiple end-markets,” said Louis Neltner, Solvay's Research & Innovation Group General Manager.
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