2014

Overall winner: Huntsman Textile Effects

Revolutionary dyes confront textile industry sustainability challenges

Best Product Innovation:

Solvay – Emana: A polyamide fibre that emits far-infrared radiation

Best Process Innovation:

Honeywell UOP/INEOS/Total - Advanced methanol-to-olefins (MTO) process

A special mention was given to:

Clariant - Heat-generating material for on-purpose olefin production

Best Innovation by an SME:

Argex Titanium - Argex technology (AT) - a third-generation process to manufacture titanium dioxide

Innovation with Best Benefit for the Environment or Sustainability:

Huntsman Textile Effects - Revolutionary dyes confront textile industry sustainability challenges

2013

Overall winner: Cabot Corporation

Aerogel

Best Product Innovation:

Solvay Aroma Performance – Govanil: pioneering the new reference of vanilla flavours

Best Business Innovation:

Archroma - "One Way" sustainability service in textile chemicals

Best Innovation by an SME:

Renmatix ­ Advances in sugar conversion technology using supercritical hydrolysis

Best Innovation for Sustainability:

Virent - Converting plant sugars to paraxylene for renewable, recyclable packaging and fibres

Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit:

Cabot Corporation - Aerogel for eco-friendly building and construction

2012

Overall winner: Clariant

Advanced Denim Technology [logo]

Best Product Innovation

Dow Chemical – INFUSE olefin block copolymers: establishing new boundaries of polymer science

Best Innovation by an SME:

Novomer - Innovative catalyst platform for producing acrylic acid, BDO and polypropiolactone

Best Innovation for Sustainability:

Rhodia - The new rare earths “urban mine”

Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit:

Clariant - Advanced Denim technology

Deadline for submissions is Friday 26 June 2015

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