Volume 95 Issue 2 | p. 12 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 9, 2017

Covestro funds catalyst R&D center

Department: Business
Keywords: catalysis, Covestro, Germany, collaboration

Covestro and Germany’s RWTH Aachen University have extended a catalyst research collaboration. Covestro will contribute $13 million over the next seven years to the university’s CAT Catalytic Center, a unit jointly operated by the partners. In operation since 2007, the center has 25 employees. It previously developed a zinc-based catalyst used in a new Covestro plant in Dormagen, Germany, that makes polyols from carbon dioxide.

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