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April 23, 2012
Arkema says it has agreed to collaborate with the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), a research and innovation group in the fields of microelectronics and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Arkema-Extends-Electronic-Chemicals-Collaboration-with-CEA_42896.html
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 18, 2012
Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
April 13, 2012
This week has seen Gevo (Engelwood, CO) file an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE). It is part of a year long patent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-13_42671.html
April 3, 2012
BASF says is reorienting its R&D activities so that they are more aligned to the group's key growth markets and so that R&D is undertaken more efficiently across the group. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
March 8, 2012
Researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) say they have developed a new method for creating nanofibers made of proteins. The new development could...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/U-S-Researchers-Develop-a-New-Method-for-Creating-Nanofibers_41876.html
January 23, 2012
The sale of medicines featuring nanomaterials is set to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5%, to $130.9 billion in 2016, up from $72.8 billion in 2011, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Use-of-Nanomaterials-in-Medicines-Gets-Bigger_40684.html
January 16, 2012
This past week has seen a raft of alternative energy technology developments in both the battery and fuel cell fields.  BASF made another step forward in its quest to be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-13_40452.html
December 21, 2011
DSM Venturing, DSM’s venture capital arm, has acquired a stake in NanoHoldings (Rowayton, CT), a company specializing in breakthrough nanotechnology discoveries in the field of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/DSM-Invests-in-NanoHoldings-a-Nanotechnology-Incubator-Firm_39938.html
December 16, 2011
Solvay, in association with Imec (Leuven, Belgium,), a nanoelectronics research organization, and Polyera (Skokie, IL), an electronic materials supplier, claims to have achieved a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Separate-Groups-Vie-for-Solar-Polymer-World-Record-update_39877.html
December 6, 2011
The European Commission has published plans to invest €80 billion ($108 billion) in research and innovation across the European Union between 2014 and 2020. Named Horizon 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/EU-Unveils-$108-Billion-Research-and-Innovation-Program_39407.html
November 18, 2011
The chemical industry will maintain its spending of about €10 million ($13.4 million) over 2012 for its Long-range Research Initiative (LRI), a program to promote scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Industry-Maintains-Spending-on-Long-range-Research-Initiative-LRI_39176.html
October 24, 2011
The European Commission, after years of discussion, has today published and adopted an official definition of a nanomaterial. Cefic has voiced concerns that it is too broad and could...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Industry-Fears-New-EU-Nanomaterial-Definition-is-Too-Broad-update_38386.html
October 6, 2011
A survey of 50 European Union (EU) policy makers commissioned by Cefic shows that 84% of respondents either agree or somewhat agree “that there is a general perception of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Survey-EU-Industry-Reputation-a-Problem-Hard-Choices-Lie-Ahead_37972.html
September 19, 2011
A study by U.S. researchers has found indications that synthetic carbon nanoparticles (CNPs) at relatively low environmental exposure rates could have an adverse impact on living cells...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Carbon-Nanotubes-Study-Indicates-they-Can-Damage-Biological-Barriers-in-People_37668.html
September 16, 2011
President Obama has signed into law changes to the U.S. patent system that major chemical firms say are important steps in streamlining the U.S. patent system and promoting innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/U-S-Overhauls-Patent-Law-Eliminates-First-to-Invent-Test_37664.html
September 9, 2011
Sustainability is the common goal of the EU chemical industry and the European Commission, the commission and Cefic said at an exhibition in Brussels.   Mosaic is commercializing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37535.html
September 2, 2011
A broad range of innovation news stories have emerged this past week. One of the most interesting developments is that biobased chemical firm BioAmber (Minneapolis)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-September-2-2011_37357.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 26, 2011
Solvay has invested €10 million ($14.4 million) in Plextronics (Pittsburgh, PA), a printed electronics technology firm developing organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Solvay-Invests-$14-4-Million-in-Printed-Electronics-Tech-Firm_36415.html
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