SABIC Partners With MIT to Develop Feedstock, New Material Solutions

By Chemical Processing staff

Apr 15, 2013

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) signed an agreement April 1 with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to jointly develop unconventional feedstock and  new material solutions for challenging applications.  

“This agreement marks a starting point for collaboration between SABIC and MIT,” said Ernesto Occhiello, SABIC executive vice president, technology and innovation. “SABIC will be able to and tap into MIT’s multidisciplinary research capabilities to achieve research excellence. Along with focusing on the important areas of developing unconventional feedstock and innovative new material solutions, SABIC will also focus on innovating in multiple parts of the energy equation,” he said.

This future collaboration will also allow SABIC researchers to work with teams of scientists at MIT in the respective joint research areas.

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