Renewable Carbon Strategies

nova-Institute is a private and independent research institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on the transition of the chemical and material industry to renewable carbon.
We offer our unique understanding to support the transition of your business into a climate neutral future.

Our subjects include feedstock, technologies and markets, economy and policy, sustainability, communication and strategy development.

Today, we are one of the leading thinkers of the industry.

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Why nova-Institute?

  • We offer more than two decades of experience with the use of bio-based materials and products
  • You get access to nova’s internal or external top experts and scientist
  • Many fruitful partnerships in various national and international associations, research projects and expert groups at your disposal
  • We offer several popular platforms for knowledge exchange and communication – a key to success for the bio- and CO2-based economy and the renewable carbon industry
  • We host some of the most successful events of the industry: made from experts for experts
  • We support you at the highest level to find your strategy for a successful future

Key questions informing nova activities

  • What are future challenges, environmental benefits and successful strategies to substitute fossil carbon with biomass, direct CO2 utilisation and recycling
  • What are the most promising concepts and applications?

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We make your business fit for the future!

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