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February 15, 2011
I’m issuing a challenge to chemical companies worldwide. Build environmental responsibility into your operating budgets. Some companies primarily look at protecting our...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/New-Challenge-Build-Environmental-Responsibility-into-Your-Budget_32869.html
February 9, 2011
This week’s innovation stories are a mixed bag with high-level policy discussions on innovation in Europe emerging as a key issue for the European chemical industry. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industrys-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Feb-9_32704.html
February 9, 2011
Patents are filed to preserve intellectual property for the duration of the patent life. This is the fundamental right of every inventor as they protect their invention from...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Are-Patents-a-Double-edged-Sword-Perspectives-Matter_32701.html
February 4, 2011
This Week on CW: Dow Chemical's earnings more than doubled on higher selling prices and a 22% rise in volumes. BASF is planning to increase R&D spending again this year. After a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Feb-4_32655.html
February 4, 2011
Jerome A. Peribere, Dow Chemical's president and CEO of Advanced Materials and exeutive v.p. of the group, in the first video below gives an interview with CW's Alex Scott explaining...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Dow-Chemical-Why-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-is-Key-video-interview_32635.html
February 2, 2011
Discussions on innovation and the chemical industry this past week have centered on the launch of the International Year of Chemistry. Chemists, including Jean-Marie Lehn, professor of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-Feb-2_32598.html
February 4, 2011
A host of leading lights from the world of chemistry gathered in Paris, France this week to celebrate the launch of the United Nations international year of chemistry (IYC). If there...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/International-Year-of-Chemistry-Great-Launch-Shame-about-the-Communication_32540.html
January 28, 2011
This Week on CW: At ACI 2010, held this week in Orlando, the cleaning industry expressed renewed optimism as demand continues to rise. Rising demand, of course, means higher volumes...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-28_32528.html
January 27, 2011
This Week on CW: ENI and Novamant are planning to build a massive green chemistry plant in Sardinia, Italy, starting later this year. Europe's emissions trading program is planning to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-Jan-27_32475.html
January 25, 2011
Last week, I attended Blackstone managing director Chinh Chu's presentation at meeting of Société de Chimie Industrielle here in New York. You can read Chu's take on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Blackstone-Respects-The-Cycle_32394.html
January 21, 2011
This Week on CW: Cargill is divesting its majority stake in Mosaic for $24.3 billion, in a deal giving rise to rumors of fertilizer being a takeover target. Early reporting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-21_32346.html
January 21, 2011
This week has been another in which biomaterials technologies have featured strongly. USDA has disclosed that it will help fund three commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol projects to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-20_32309.html
February 1, 2011
The environment for contract manufacturers is shifting, particularly in Asia where competition is having an impact on efficiencies of scale for contract research and manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Inefficiency-in-Fine-Chemicals-Manufacture-Set-to-Grow_32217.html
January 14, 2011
This Week on CW: DuPont has agreed to acquire Danish enzymes and food ingredients maker Danisco for $6.3 billion, enhancing the company’s footprint in those areas. Did a Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-14_32160.html
January 14, 2011
This year is billed as one that is set to feature an uptick in discussions about nanomaterial safety by regulators in the European Union. The Chemical Industries Association (CIA...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-13_32142.html
January 7, 2011
This week in CW: The chemical industry was less energy-efficient in 2009, while GHG emissions fell due to output declines. But companies are generally not taking action. Monsanto swung...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-7_32041.html
January 7, 2011
Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang launched a charm offensive this week, aimed at reassuring European industrialists that China remains an attractive investment location where overseas...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Ian-Young/China-Still-an-Attractive-Place-to-Do-Business_32013.html
January 7, 2011
The year has started with a bang for U.S. biochemical players, with a flurry of announcements relating to funding deals that will take biotech projects to the next stage of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-6_31974.html
January 5, 2011
Raghu Das is CEO of consulting and market research firm IDTechEx (Cambridge, U.K.).   In this article, we examine what to expect for 2011. To do that, we must understand the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Printed-Electronics-in-2011-Lessons-from-Failure_31904.html
January 4, 2011
Vermont Law School (VLS; South Royalton, VT) has published a ‘Top 10 Environmental Watch List’ for U.S. environmental laws and policies that it predicts will play out in...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Top-10-Watch-List-For-Environmental-Law-in-2011_31888.html
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