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December 16, 2010
By CW journalists this week…   A feature story that we published this week on CW 247 and in the print magazine details synthetic biology and the implications that this...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Dec-16_31637.html
December 15, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) announced in May of this year that it had, for the first time in scientific history, created a new, living microorganism in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Synthetic-Biology-Injecting-New-Life-into-the-Chemical-Industry_31497.html
December 10, 2010
This Week on CW: At GPCA 2010 this week in Dubai, attendees discussed the strong rebound in petrochemicals demand, tempered by coming supply additions. The need for innovation to meet...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-10_31549.html
December 9, 2010
Bayer is moving ever closer to commercializing its CO2-to-Polyols technology. At GPCA, industry leaders discussed the central role innovation will play in meeting sustainability...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-Dec-9_31470.html
December 9, 2010
Marijn Dekkers, chairman of Bayer, at the company’s annual innovation strategy briefing yesterday in Leverkusen rounded on policy makers and the public for not understanding the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Blog-Is-there-a-Lack-of-Chemical-Industry-Leadership-at-the-UN-Climate-Summit_31467.html
December 10, 2010
Bayer Material Science (BMS) earlier today said it plans to begin commercial sale of polyols derived from CO2 within the next five years. Speaking in Leverkusen at Bayer’s annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Bayer-Moves-Closer-to-Commercializing-Polyols-from-CO2-with-video_31399.html
December 10, 2010
By Jim Stoppert CEO of Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT)   Universally, companies in the green chemistry space are seeking to mitigate the negative economic and environmental...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Blog-Drop-in-Versus-Novel-Chemicals_31339.html
December 1, 2010
A key development that has emerged this week is legislation proposed by the U.K. government to encourage the development of intellectual property (IP) and manufacturing in the U.K...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Dec-1_31311.html
November 26, 2010
Two of the big news stories this week are centered on the polycarbonate additive bisphenol-A (BPA). On Thursday, the European Commission disclosed that it will ban BPA in baby bottles...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-up-for-the-Week-Ended-Nov-26_31210.html
November 24, 2010
Metabolomics isn’t a field of science that many in the chemicals industry are familiar with, but it’s about to become a significant one for the sector. The metabolome is...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Sustainable-Chemicals-Why-Metabolomics-Should-be-on-Industrys-Radar_31156.html
November 19, 2010
This Week on CW: BHP Billton has withdrawn its bid for PotashCorp in the face of opposition from Canadian regulators. Talks to sweeten the deal, which must provide a "net...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-November-19_31113.html
November 19, 2010
Total announced in recent days that it will build a photovoltaic panel production and assembly plant at Moselle, France near to its Carling ethylene facility. The implications of such...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Blog-Chemical-Firms-are-Spending-Again-on-Green-Technologies_31076.html
November 18, 2010
From Chemical Week: Dow AgroSciences and the U.S. Department of Energy have created "industrially relevant" levels of omega-7 fatty acids that could be used to make plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-Up-November-18_31042.html
November 12, 2010
This Week on CW: Ashland is selling its distribution business to private equity firm TPG Capital, taking the company closer to its specialties core. Chemtura has exited Chapter 11...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-November-12_30940.html
November 11, 2010
Chemical Industry Weekly Innovation Round-up, November 11   In CW this week…   Solvay announced this week that they are going ahead with a major technology upgrade of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-November-11_30848.html
November 9, 2010
Written by Richard P. Hubner, president of The Sapphire Group (Bethesda, MD)  and his colleagues. The Sapphire Group is a risk management consulting firm. California is known for...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/California-Safer-Consumer-Product-Alternatives-Regulation-Continues-Trend-Towards-Greater-Chemical-Scrutiny_30801.html
November 5, 2010
This Week on CW: Dow Chemical is changing its strategy on plastics. The company is planning to keep its LLDPE business, which was party to the failed K-Dow joint venture, while seeing...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-November-5_30765.html
November 3, 2010
A selection of the most important chemical innovation news stories of the week.   From Chemicalweek…   In what could be a significant scientific breakthrough for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-November-3_30690.html
November 1, 2010
Neil Hawkins is Vice President of Sustainability and Environment, Health & Safety at Dow Chemical. Chemistry is at the root of 96 percent of all manufactured goods, serving as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Dows-Sustainability-Innovation-Student-Challenge-Aims-to-Foster-Sustainable-Solutions_30645.html
October 28, 2010
Editor's note: I'll be out of the office tomorrow, so here's an early round-up. This Week on CW: The big guns reported this week. Dow's earnings nearly doubled, while BASF raised its...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-28_30578.html
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