Company Description

Ecovia Renewables Inc. was formed in 2014 as a spin-out company from the University of Michigan. It is our mission to develop and commercialize high-performing biobased ingredients and materials from sustainable processes at the best value for our customers. We do this by having microbial ecosystems work for us. Our suite of Ecovia Biopolymers are created from a proprietary fermentation process and companion chemistry platform. They are affordable, biobased, biodegradable, and functional alternatives to conventional acrylate and acrylamide polymers and starch-based biopolymers. Applications include as soil additives for water retention to super-absorbents in infant diaper cores to thickeners for personal care and industrial uses, among many others.

Contact Person

Kousay Said
Company Officer

Along with 18 years at The Dow Chemical Company, Kousay is also a serial entrepreneur having cofounded and served as the CEO of Zerobase Energy, Chief Commercial Office at Sirrus, and President & CEO of GreenMantra Technologies. Prior to joining Ecovia Renewables, he served the SVP of Strategy at Leggett & Platt Automotive.