Norner strengthens the focus in green polymer chemistry

To meet an increasing demand for sustainable alternatives to petro-based solutions, Norner will increasethe technology focus on green polymer chemistry and have appointed Dr. Siw Bodil Fredriksen as Advisorwithin this strategic area.

Dr. Siw B. Fredriksen has broad experience from catalyst development and scale-up, polymer technologyand product development from international petrochemical companies. In Norner, she has been focusingon technology development enabling the use of CO2 as a feedstock for polymers and other green solutionslike bio based raw materials, biopolymers and biodegradability in addition to new materials for the oil andgas sector.

 

As an industrial technology partner Norner aims at contributing strongly in the sustainable industry domainwith broad technical and commercial insight in the value-chain from raw material to implementedsolutions. In order to develop our global project portfolio further and continue our industrial success in thisfield, Siw B. Fredriksen’s new position will be a key for Norner’s future growth taking a lead in developingthe green polymer industry, says CEO Dr. Tine Rørvik.

 

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