All Things Metathesis was developed by Materia, Inc. for the two-fold purpose of establishing a knowledge resource on olefin metathesis and providing a setting for the growing number of metathesis users to discuss the technology. After its acquisition of Materia’s unique Metathesis proprietary technology and catalyst business, Umicore is committed to educating the academic and corporate communities on the benefits and applications of this Nobel Prize winning technology, aiming to make the access, the industrial use and the success of this technology sustainable in the long term. All Things Metathesis provides general information on olefin metathesis and specific information on ruthenium based metathesis catalysts.
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