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April 27, 2012
In a development that meets the need of the electronic industry to develop ever smaller devices, researchers at Charles Sadron Institute (CNRS; Strasbourg, France) and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Researchers-Develop-Self-assembling-Highly-Conductive-Plastic-Nanofibers_43064.html
April 27, 2012
Solvay says that Rhodia, its subsidiary, has signed an agreement with the National Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE; Campinas, Brazil), to develop chemical routes and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Rhodia-and-Brazilian-Research-Institute-Sign-Deal-to-Develop-Bio-Based-Chemistry-Based-on-Sugarcane_43058.html
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/r_and_d/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/r_and_d/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 18, 2012
Biocatalyst developer evocatal (Düsseldorf) says it is working with Lanxess to develop synthesis pathways and catalysts for rubber precursors based on renewable raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Lanxess-Working-with-evocatal-on-Biosynthesis-Routes-to-Rubber_42758.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/r_and_d/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
April 18, 2012
Teijin says it plans to establish a new company called Teijin Product Development China (Nantong, China) in August 2012, to conduct fiber and textile product research and development...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Teijin-to-Establish-New-Company-in-China-for-Fiber-and-Textile-R-and-D_42741.html
April 17, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has filed a fourth patent infringement suit against biobased isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE), alleging the DuPont-BP joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Gevo-Files-Additional-Infringement-Claims-Against-Butamax_42729.html
April 16, 2012
Sabic says it will invest $100 million to build a previously announced technology center at Kangqiao, east of Shanghai, China. The facility is expected to become operational in 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Sabic-to-Invest-$100-Million-to-Build-Technology-Center-in-China_42688.html
April 16, 2012
Sinochem (Beijing) and the University of Leeds (Leeds, U.K.) say they have signed a collaborative research deal, to jointly conduct research in various fields such as new materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Sinochem-Signs-Research-Deal-with-University-of-Leeds_42689.html
April 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Cytec has agreed to acquire Umeco, a maker of advanced composite materials, for $439 million. Cytec also expects first-quarter adjusted earnings to be 45%-50%...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Apr-13_42687.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/r_and_d/Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-13_42671.html
April 7, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Researchers-Develop-GM-Wheat-to-Repel-Aphids_42576.html
April 5, 2012
Solvay says it is developing, in partnership with Peróxidos do Brasil--a joint venture of Solvay and Produtos Quimicos Makay (Curitiba, Brazil)--a new concept of small...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Solvay-Codevelops-Small-Hydrogen-Peroxide-Units-for-on-Site-Production_42511.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/r_and_d/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
March 30, 2012
Photo Courtesy of UCLA. California researchers have produced the versatile fuel and chemical precursor isobutanol from electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2). The findings, published in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Researchers-Produce-Isobutanol-From-Electricity-and-CO2_42400.html
March 30, 2012
Researchers from Stirling University (Stirling, U.K.) and the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA; Avignon, France) have published two studies in which they say that 85%...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Neonicotinoids-Challenged-as-Study-Links-Imidacloprid-to-85-percent-Mortality-of-Queen-Bees-update_42397.html
March 30, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has formed a strategic partnership with the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) that will result in the establishment of the Dow Centre for Sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Dow-and-Australian-University-Form-Partnership_42396.html
March 29, 2012
Bioplastics firm DaniMer Scientific (Bainbridge, GA) has partnered with Myriant (Quincy, MA) to use biobased succinic acid in the production of polymers. The two firms have already...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Myriant-Forms-Bioplastic-Partnership_42377.html
March 29, 2012
W. R. Grace & Co. says it has entered into an agreement with Dow Chemical to develop new catalysts for polypropylene production. The catalysts, which use one of Dow’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Grace-and-Dow-Developing-PP-Catalyst_42376.html
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