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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
July 13, 2011
The big innovation news this past week is today's move by Elevance (Bolingbrook, IL), the company with metathesis catalyst technology developed by the brilliant professor Grubbs, to...
July 12, 2011
A group of U.K. researchers say they have developed a simple and inexpensive approach for depositing ‘cling film’-like flexible layers of polymers for the low cost...
July 7, 2011
Dow Chemical’s leap into the market for formulated electrolytes for the lithium-ion batteries sector – announced yesterday - comes within six weeks of BASF’s own...
July 5, 2011
Süd-Chemie and three organizations owning patents relating to the production of lithium metal phosphate (LMP) and related battery materials have created a company, LiFePO4+C...
June 28, 2011
The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for...
June 14, 2011
U.S. regulators have issued changes to labeling requirements for sun protection products. FDA for the first time will have lableling for utraviolet A (UVA) rays as well as the current...
June 10, 2011
Researchers at U.S. DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL; Richland, WA) and visiting researchers from Wuhan University (Wuchang, China) together have developed a...
May 16, 2011
BASF says X-Seed, its nanoparticle-based concrete technology, can enable greener concrete containing slag sand and fly ash to be cured quickly at ambient temperature instead of 60C...
May 4, 2011
The Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC; Runcorn, U.K.), a virtual chemicals R&D network funded by the U.K. government, says it has successfully completed its second...
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...
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