Novomer gets funding to commercialize CO2 feedstocks


An $18.4 million federal stimulus award will help technology firm Novomer Inc. to commercialize its line of plastic materials based on renewable carbon-dioxide feedstocks.

“This is the culmination of a lot of hard work,” Novomer’s Peter Shepard said by phone July 26. “Our goal is to take and scale up our polyol and polymer products.”

The Department of Energy announced the award July 22 as part of a total of $106 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding given out to ...
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