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Avantium selected to present at CleanEquity Monaco 2010


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Avantium has been selected to present at CleanEquity Monaco 2010, the foremost event for next generation clean and green technology. The conference takes place March 4th and 5th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco.


An expert selection of the world's most inspiring cleantech companies will be presenting to invited industry-specific financial and strategic investors, policy makers, legislators and media.


Tom van Aken, CEO of Avantium who will present, commented: 'We are excited to present at CleanEquity and tell you about our Furanics. Avantium found the key to unlock the enormous potential of Furanics materials and fuels. Strong performance and breakthrough economics are accelerating the commercialization of our green building blocks. Furanics will be your winner in green materials, plastics and green fuels.'


Innovator Capital, London specialist investment bank, hosts the annual invitation-only event. CleanEquity Monaco's regional host is the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development.


Other local partners include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, the Monte Carlo SBM, and the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. Collaborators for the 2010 event include Arup, Covington and Burling LLP, the Hugin Group, Invest Securities, Royal Philips Electronics NV and the UNEP Fi.


Plenary sessions, led by sector experts, will discuss and identify key industry themes, drivers and constraints, as well as forward looking trends.


Avantium Profile


Avantium, an Amsterdam based research and technology company, develops and commercialises Furanics bioplastics and biofuels. The company has an efficient and low cost process to convert biomass (carbohydrates) into Furanics. Furanics are proven building blocks to make polymers, chemicals and fuels. Avantium is actively partnering with leading industrial companies such as chemical producers, polymer producers and oil majors. The technology to economically produce Furanics has been created by Avantium's proprietary high-throughput research and technology platform. This unique capability has been proven over the last 10 years by providing advanced R&D services and systems to energy and chemical companies, including the world's largest oil and chemical companies worldwide.

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