Innovation Award for Dr. Marcus Rose and Dr. Rebecca Engel
Dr. Rebecca Engel and Dr. Marcus Rose,headed by Professor Regina Palkovits, won the third-place of the Innovation Award. Their innovation is titled "IsohexAmin – A technology for the Production of biomass-based amines".Andreas Schmitter
The RWTH Aachen Innovation Award was presented for the third time. The award recognizes projects that strongly contribute to the standing of the Aachen region as a hub of science and innovation.
The third-place winners are Dr. Rebecca Engel and Dr. Marcus Rose from the Institute of Institute of Technichal und Macromolecular Chemistry, headed by Professor Regina Palkovits. Their innovation is titled “IsohexAmin – A technology for the production of biomass-based amines". A catalytic process makes it possible to produce amines from sugar alcohol and ammonia, whereby water can be used as a solvent. The increased availability of biomass-based amines provides a boost to the production of polymers from renewable resources.
Further Informations about the prize ceremony and the winners are available here.