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Fluence Analytics Announces Circular Economy Initiative
New Project Investigates Depolymerization Pathways with Diamond Edge Ventures and the Tulane Energy Institute
HOUSTON, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fluence Analytics, a venture capital backed global leader in continuous polymer and biopharma analytics and process optimization, today announced a circular economy initiative anchored by a phased depolymerization research project. The new project starts with a technology and market assessment of the circular economy, specifically focused on the conversion of plastic waste into reusable raw materials. Fluence Analytics has partnered with its academic research partner, Tulane University’s Energy Institute, and one of its investors and customers, Diamond Edge Ventures, the Corporate Venture Capital arm of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, on this endeavor.
Alex Reed The study has already provided insights into the dynamic circular economy, including a comprehensive view of available technologies in the sector. Using these insights, Fluence Analytics has developed a roadmap for subsequent phases of activity targeting implementation of analytics and control solutions to enable economic scale up of new depolymerization technologies. The next phase of the project is a technical proof of concept. The breakdown of plastic materials into feedstocks that are then used to create new products is one of many […]