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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...
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...
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...
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...
December 23, 2010
CW will publish its next Innovation Round-up January 6, 2011. In the next issue CW will publish analysis of the entrants for the Informex USA 2011 Sustainability Awards for which CW...
February 4, 2011
By Theresa Kotanchek, Global Director of Sustainable Technologies January 2011 marks the beginning of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC), an initiative designated by the United...
December 17, 2010
This Week on CW: In another private equity backed M&A deal, YuleCatto is buying PolymerLatex from TowerBrook Capital Partners for $585.7 million. Nearly 200 nations signed the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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