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About Novamont

Novamont is a chemical company that specializes in the development and production of biochemicals as well as developing compostable plastics, biodegradable cosmetic ingredients, and bio-lubricants. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Novara, Italy. In April 2023, Novamont was acquired by Versalis. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

Via G. Fauser 8

Novara, 28100,





Expert Collections containing Novamont

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Novamont is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Advanced Materials.


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Novamont Patents

Novamont has filed 129 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • polymers
  • dicarboxylic acids
  • thermoplastics
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Related Topics




Composting, Industrial composting, Biodegradable waste management, Polymers, Thermoplastics


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Related Topics

Composting, Industrial composting, Biodegradable waste management, Polymers, Thermoplastics



Latest Novamont News

Amazon partners with Novamont to trial biobased packaging

Nov 20, 2023

In Seattle, e-commerce behemoth Amazon has partnered with Italian biobased materials producer Novamont to pilot the use of bags made of biobased and biodegradable materials. “In this project, we use biobased raw materials obtained from sources such as starch and vegetable oils, which can be produced sustainably in Europe,” Amazon said. “Customers can place these […]

Oct 20, 2023
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Novamont Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Novamont founded?

    Novamont was founded in 1989.

  • Where is Novamont's headquarters?

    Novamont's headquarters is located at Via G. Fauser 8, Novara.

  • What is Novamont's latest funding round?

    Novamont's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Novamont?

    Investors of Novamont include Versalis.

  • Who are Novamont's competitors?

    Competitors of Novamont include GAIA BioMaterials.


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