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February 4, 2014
A team of researchers at the University of Delaware (Newark, DE) has developed a highly selective catalyst capable of electrochemically converting carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/US-researchers-develop-catalyst-to-convert-CO2-into-chemicals_58531.html
February 3, 2014
Borealis has received a €150-million ($202.2 million) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) to finance research activities on plastic materials, Borealis and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Borealis-secures-&euro150-million-in-EIB-funding-for-R-and-D_58507.html
February 3, 2014
AVA Biochem (Muttenz, Switzerland) said today that it has begun commercial-scale production of high-purity renewable 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) at Clariant’s Infrapark at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/AVA-Biochem-starts-commercial-production-of-renewable-5-HMF_58501.html
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/American-Cleaning-Institute-launches-sustainability-charter_58396.html
January 29, 2014
Clariant and Haltermann (Hamburg) have joined forces in a second-generation biofuel initiative, Clariant has announced. Clariant's sunliquid-registered process converts wheat straw...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Clariant-Haltermann-cooperate-on-second-generation-bioethanol_58384.html
January 24, 2014
Iogen (Ottawa) says it has developed and patented a method to make drop-in cellulosic biofuels from biogas using existing refinery assets and production operations. The company is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Iogen-patents-process-for-cellulosic-biofuel-from-biogas_58298.html
January 24, 2014
Verbio (Leipzig, Germany), a biofuel producer, has launched a straw-to-biomethane project at Schwedt, Germany that is due to start operating in the second half of 2014, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/German-biofuel-producer-launches-EU-funded-straw-to-biomethane-project_58295.html
January 23, 2014
Attendees and exhibitors at this year's Informex USA, held this week in Miami Beach, were mostly optimistic about the direction of the fine chemicals and contract manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Informex-2014-Rising-certainty-despite-challenges-for-pharma_58279.html
January 23, 2014
Algae.Tec (Perth, Australia) has received a A$1.5-million ($1.33 million) investment from Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd. (RIIHL), a subsidiary of Reliance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Reliance-invests-in-Australia-based-biofuels-firm_58216.html
January 21, 2014
Biochemical company Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) and automaker Audi have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of isobutene-derived isooctane, Global Bionergies s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Global-Bioenergies-signs-agreement-with-Audi-to-develop-isobutene-based-isooctane_58148.html
January 21, 2014
Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer (Abu Dhabi), Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (Masdar City, Abu Dhabi) will collaborate on an initiative to support a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Boeing-joins-team-to-grow-biofuel-supply-chain-in-UAE_58146.html
January 20, 2014
Borregaard (Sarpsborg, Norway) has received a pledge for a 12.4-million Norwegian kroner ($2 million) grant from Innovation Norway (Oslo), the former company has announced. The funds...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Borregaard-secures-funding-for-biomass-based-R-and-D_58120.html
January 20, 2014
Airbus, Fokker, and TenCate will this evening sign a contract for the next stage of the Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structure innovation program (Tapas). The signing will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/French-president-and-Dutch-prime-minister-to-witness-signing-of-Tapas-innovation-program_58115.html
January 20, 2014
BASF and the Graphene Research Centre (GRC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have partnered to develop the use of graphene in organic electronic devices, such as organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/BASF-and-University-of-Singapore-partner-in-graphene-research_58114.html
January 17, 2014
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison; Madison, WI) have developed a process for creating a concentrated stream of sugars that has potential for biofuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/US-researchers-develop-process-to-make-sugars-for-biofuel-production_58095.html
January 14, 2014
A new group, the Plastics-to-Oil Technologies Alliance, will work to influence public policy in support of technologies for converting nonrecycled plastics into petroleum-based products, ACC announced on 14 January. Formed within ACC’s plastics division, the group includes Agilyx  (Beaverton, OR), Cynar (London), and RES Polyflow (Akron, OH) among its founding members...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/ACC-debuts-Plastics-to-Oil-Technologies-Alliance_57956.html
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Monsanto-signs-option-agreement-to-support-biologicals-platform_57923.html
January 8, 2014
Cibus Global (San Diego), a technology firm, has acquired the remaining interest in Nucelis (San Diego) for an undisclosed amount, Cibus has announced. Nucelis, established as an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/US-technology-firm-becomes-sole-owner-of-biobased-chemical-start-up_57795.html
January 3, 2014
Oxiteno (São Paulo) has initiated a project to expand its R&D activities for products serving the oil and gas sector. The project aims to foster the development of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/innovation/Oxiteno-to-expand-R-and-D-activities-serving-oil-and-gas-sector_57730.html
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