Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 18th 2014: Ecovia Renewables LLC, a renewable chemicals company developing high performance bio-based materials, received an NSF STTR Phase I grant of $225,000 for their proposal "STTR Phase I: Cost-effective production of biopolymers for eco-friendly erosion control and soil revegetation with synthetic microbial consortia." The proposed project will be carried out in collaboration with Professor Xiaoxia Nina Lin’s lab at the University of Michigan.
About Ecovia Renewables:
Ecovia Renewables is a privately-held renewable chemicals company focused on R&D efforts for optimizing high performing, bio-based chemicals. More information about Ecovia Renewables is available on the company website www.ecoviarenewables.com or can be requested by contacting Dr. Jeremy Minty, CEO, (248)-953-0594.