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Verdimine rolls out aqueous green synthesis
Verdimine, a US-based specialist in green chemistry, has revealed that it has developed an aqueous-based manufacturing process for the synthesis of imines, aryl aldimines, oximes and related compounds using a renewable and biodegradable solvent that the FDA has approved for use as a food additive. Synthetics USA, a US-based fine chemical marketing firm, will be its business development representative in the North American marketplace.
Verdimine Advances to Phase II of Nexus-NY Program
Verdimine was one of six teams selected to advance to Phase II of the NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Seed Accelerator, a program of NextCorps. Phase I graduates received an additional $50,000 in funding.
Verdimine Accepted to Nexus-NY Clean Energy Seed Accelerator
Verdimine has been selected to participate in the NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Seed Accelerator, a program funded by NYSERDA and operated by NextCorps with the mission to help New York researchers create scalable, clean energy companies.
Geneseo Startup Verdimine Signs License Agreement with Research Foundation for SUNY
GENESEO, N.Y. – Geneseo-based startup company Verdimine has signed an exclusive license agreement with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York to employ a proprietary green chemistry process that improves safety and efficiency in manufacturing specialty chemicals across many industries.
Verdimine Earns Second Place in NYSERDA Clean Technology Track
Verdimine earned second-place and $5,000 prize in the NYSERDA Clean Technology track at the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition finals. The team is working to develop methods to produce chemical compounds that have a variety of applications without toxic compounds and hazardous waste....
All Five Student Teams Advance to State Finals of Business Plan Competition
GENESEO, N.Y. -- All five student teams from SUNY Geneseo’s VentureWorks entrepreneurship program are advancing to the NYS Business Plan Competition in Albany April 28....
Dr. Jacqueline Bennett Named ENYIPLA 2016 Inventor of the Year
The Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association (ENYIPLA) has named SUNY Oneonta Associate Professor of Chemistry Jacqueline Bennett its 2016 Inventor of the Year. Bennett was selected because of her contributions in green chemistry, most notably “Green Synthesis of Aryl Aldimines Using Ethyl Lactate,” a chemical process for which she received a U.S. patent in 2014.
State University of New York College at Oneonta (SUNY Oneonta) researcher patents green chemistry discovery
Dr. Jacqueline Bennett has invented a new chemical process that's safer, greener and more efficient than traditional methods used to make imines, a class of chemical compounds that has household and industrial applications.
ACS Presents Sustainability in Education Award to SUNY Oneonta Chemist
Dr. Jacqueline Bennett was invited to present about her work at the American Chemical Society's 2011 spring national meeting in Anaheim, California.