Metabolix is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance PHA biopolymers targeted to the markets for performance additives, including film and bags, and functional biodegradation. Additionally, Metabolix’s biobased chemicals platform utilizes our proprietary “FAST” recovery process to enable the production of cost-effective, high value replacements for petroleum-based industrial chemicals. The Company is also developing a platform for co-producing chemicals and energy from crops.
Metabolix has established an intellectual property portfolio that features more than 500 issued and pending patents across three platforms: biopolymers, biobased chemicals and crops. The Company’s industry-leading intellectual property portfolio that, together with our advanced knowledge of industrial practice, is the foundation of our scientific, technological and manufacturing collaborations.