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April 14, 2011
Emerging chemical technologies have been under the spotlight this week. First generation biofuels – particularly those sourced by European Union (EU) countries have...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-14_34117.html
April 8, 2011
Arguably the most interesting technology development to emerge this week is the disclosure by privately owned start-up Proterro (Princeton, NJ) that it is developing a cyanobacteria ...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/CWs-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-7_34014.html
March 25, 2011
Japan’s chemical industry continues to be significantly adversely affected by the recent earthquake. CW's journalists are following any reports of shortages of certain materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-up-March-25_33757.html
March 24, 2011
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU; Cleveland, OH) say they have developed a low cost catalyst made from carbon nanotubes dipped in a polymer solution that equals the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Weekly-Industry-Innovation-Round-up-March-24_33688.html
March 25, 2011
Resource scarcity, renewable energy and energy efficiency, water, oceans, agriculture, and materials will be among the most important policy topics to be negotiated at next...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Rio-+20-Comes-into-View-A-Challenge-and-Opportunity-for-Industry_33647.html
March 17, 2011
Major petrochemical companies are starting to make serious moves into the markets for biomaterials and biofuels. In an interesting R&D initiative, Total Petrochemicals, IFP...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-March-17_33508.html
March 14, 2011
The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA; Brussels), as part of the activities for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry, has launched a video to show how chemistry is used many...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/IYC-EPCA-Launches-Official-Video-to-Attract-Young-People-to-Chemistry-video_33257.html
March 3, 2011
Codexis (Redwood City), an innovator in the field of enzymes technology this week disclosed that it is making good progress in the development of enzymes for use in carbon capture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-March-3_33190.html
February 17, 2011
Steps were taken this week toward enhancing the safety of nanomaterials: The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC; Brussels) yesterday officially opened the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/CWs-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Feb-17_32912.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 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 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
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
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 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
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Dec-23_31777.html
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 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
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