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Websitemetabolix.com/def...
Blogblog.metabolix.com
Twitter@MetabolixInc
CategoryCleanTech
Employees
Founded1992
Descriptionbiofuels, bioplastics, bioscience

Offices

Cambridge, USA
21 Erie St.
Cambridge, MA, 02139
USA

People

COO
President and CEO
President and CEO
Vice President, Business and Commercial Development, Biopolymers
Vice President, Biobased Chemicals
Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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Funding

TOTAL $6M
FUNDING TOTAL $6M
Grant, 5/2011
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Agriculture
$6M

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Metabolix

Founded in 1992, Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation driven bioscience company focused on providing sustainable solutions for the world’s needs for plastics, chemicals and energy. The Company is taking a systems approach, from gene to end product, integrating sophisticated biotechnology with advanced industrial practice. Metabolix is now developing and commercializing Mirel(TM), a family of high performance bioplastics which are biobased and biodegradable alternatives to many petroleum-based plastics. Metabolix is also developing a proprietary platform technology for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy, from crops such as switchgrass, oilseeds and sugarcane.

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Above: Metabolix, Inc.
Uploaded: 1/27/11

Products

Biobased Acrylic Acid
Biobased Chemicals
Biobased GBL/BDO
Biopolymer Resin Film & Compostable Bags
Biopolymers
Crop-based Technologies
Functional Biodegradation
Performance Additives

Sources

  1. Metabolix fueled by $6M DOE, USDA grant (masshightech.com) [edit]
  2. Metabolix Oilseeds Gets $203,000 Grant To Test ‘False Flax’ As Possible Petroleum Replacement (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Metabolix lands new bioplastic customers (masshightech.com) [edit]
    Metabolix prices $51.7M stock offering (masshightech.com) [edit]
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