BASF, UA Formalize Ionic Liquids Partnership

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – BASF and The University of Alabama today formalized BASF’s exclusive licensing of patents covering the use of ionic liquids to dissolve, regenerate and process cellulose as well as an arrangement for continuing research by UA for BASF concerning the use of ionic liquids with cellulose. Ionic liquids are a new class of highly attractive solvents that typically …