Avantium Holding BV is a chemical technology company based in the Netherlands. It operates through two segments: Catalysis and Renewable Chemistries. The Catalysis segment conducts research and development with regard to catalysts, develops catalyst systems and provides catalyst services. The Renewable Chemistries segment focuses on developing and commercializing products and processes in the renewable and sustainable chemistries area. The Company also develops the YXY technology platform, which produces various kinds of products by converting plant-based sugars into chemical building blocks for plastics and other applications. The Company provides research services and systems to numerous companies in the oil, gas, chemical and renewable industries, such as BP, Shell, UOP and IFPEN.