On September, 1st, 2010, the Fédération Française des Sciences pour la Chimie (FFC) in partnership with Union des Industries Chimiques (UIC) awarded the “Pierre Potier Prize 2010 for Innovation in Chemistry to promote Sustainable Development” to CIMV for its vegetal refining process.

This prize represents a double award for CIMV; from the scientific world, in recognition of the technical nature of its process, and also from the world of industry willing to find innovative solutions to today’s challenges.