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New industry partner: Origin Materials

Friday, April 12, 2019

CEBC welcomes Origin Materials as our newest industry partner! 

Based in California and Ontario, Origin Materials is a material technology company. Its technology replaces petroleum with cheap, renewable sources of carbon from biomass sources to create building-block intermediates. The company’s vision is to industrialize chemical technology that is not just sustainable, but restorative. In 2017, Origin formed the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, whose members include Nestle, Danone, and PepsiCo, to develop a PET bottle made with 100 percent bio-based renewable resources.

We nurture connections with companies like Origin to gain business insights, identify research targets and drive projects toward commercialization.  A total of 25 companies have partnered with CEBC, 9 currently including: Archer Daniels Midland, Chevron Phillips Chemical, DuPont, ExxonMobil, W.R. Grace, INVISTA, Origin Materials, Reliance, and Honeywell UOP.

Our industry partners pay dues to the CEBC, which supports both research and operational efforts. In return, member companies gain access to intellectual property, faculty expertise, cutting-edge capabilities and students for future employment.

Click here to learn more about our industry partnership program.


CEBC Calendar

February 6, Tuesday - CEBC Colloquium
Robert Chen, University of Massachusetts

9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (Bldg B Rm 104), 1501 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence, KS
Title TBA

February 12, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (Bldg. B Rm 104)
Presenter: TBD
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

April 6 & 7 - Industry and Science Advisory Boards Spring Meeting
Monday - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS
Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS


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