02 October 2012 16:24 [Source: ICIS news]
Fraunhofer’s centre for chemical and biotechnological processes will focus on renewables – in particular wood - to replace oil as a raw material for chemicals production.
The centre at Leuna aims to “close the gap between laboratory and industrial-scale use of renewables”, Fraunhofer added.
It would offer a unique platform in
Chancellor Angela Merkel, who officially opened the centre, said that the investment was an outstanding example of the rebuilding of industry in
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