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March 10, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) said today that it has inaugurated a new coatings, adhesives, and specialties laboratory at DuBiotech premises in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Bayer-MaterialScience-opens-application-and-development-laboratory-in-Dubai_59430.html
March 6, 2014
Dow Chemical says that it will build a new R&D facility at Lake Jackson, TX, near its largest manufacturing site at Freeport, TX. The new center will replace several of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Dow-to-build-R-and-D-facility-in-Texas_59353.html
March 4, 2014
The European Union is financing BIO-QED, a project aimed at developing new industral routes for the manufacture of key chemicals based on renewable resources or raw materials, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/EU-finances-consortium-researching-production-pathways-for-biobased-chemicals_59308.html
February 28, 2014
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) and Dong Energy (London) have joined forces to develop an integrated process to produce renewable diesel and aviation fuel based on agricultural residues...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Neste-Oil-Dong-Energy-to-collaborate-on-waste-to-biofuels-technology-development_59222.html
February 28, 2014
Henkel has signed an alliance with CMS Technology (Danbury, CT), a packaging technology developer, to create food-safe antimicrobial additives for packaging, the company says. CMS owns...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Henkel-signs-antimicrobial-packaging-alliance_59236.html
February 28, 2014
Wacker Chemie (Munich) and Technische Universität München (TUM) have signed an agreement to extend their existing partnership in silicon chemistry for another six years...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Wacker-sponsors-Institute-of-Silicon-Chemistry-at-Munich-University_59228.html
February 26, 2014
Scientists at the University of York (York, UK) are to lead a new government-backed research project to investigate the potential conversion of waste biomass and carbon dioxide (CO2)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/UK-researchers-secure-£3-million-government-backed-grant-for-biobased-polymers-R-and-D_59122.html
February 26, 2014
DSM has entered into a collaboration with SyntheZyme (New York) to develop products based on the latter's biobased surfactant platform. As part of the collaboration, DSM will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/DSM-signs-collaboration-with-US-biobased-surfactants-developer_59120.html
February 25, 2014
Monsanto has added to its growing precision agriculture footprint by acquiring the soil analysis business of Solum (Ames, IA) for an undisclosed sum. The deal includes the Solum brand...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Monsanto-acquires-soil-analysis-firm_59085.html
February 25, 2014
Flexible Solutions International (FSI; Victoria, BC) says it has halted production at its Taber, AB, renewable aspartic acid production plant, citing unfavorable economics given the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/FSI-halts-renewable-aspartic-acid-plant-citing-economics_59079.html
February 24, 2014
Iluka Resources (Perth, Australia) is acquiring an 18.3% stake in Metalysis (Rotherham, UK), a Cambridge University spin-off that is developing a low-cost titanium process, for A$22.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Iluka-acquires-stake-in-developer-of-low-cost-titanium-manufacturing-process_59038.html
February 13, 2014
S-Oil (Seoul), a major oil refiner and aromatics producer partly owned by Saudi Aramco, said today that it plans to build a technical service and development center in the Magok...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/S-Oil-builds-petchems-technical-service-and-development-center-at-Seoul_58795.html
February 11, 2014
Novozymes and Monsanto say they have closed their previously announced, long-term strategic alliance aimed at jointly developing agricultural biologicals for global broadacre crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Monsanto-and-Novozymes-launch-ag-biologicals-alliance_58738.html
February 11, 2014
Israeli plant genomics firm Evogene (Rehovot) announced today that it has launched a new computationally based target discovery platform for novel chemical herbicides. Evogene says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Evogene-launches-technology-for-identifying-new-herbicide-targets_58737.html
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/r_and_d/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/r_and_d/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/r_and_d/AVA-Biochem-starts-commercial-production-of-renewable-5-HMF_58501.html
January 29, 2014
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and UOP, a Honeywell company, have signed a joint research agreement into process optimization of carbon dioxide (CO2) and sulfur removal from natural gas, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Qatar-Petroleum-and-UOP-sign-natural-gas-research-agreement_58381.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/r_and_d/Global-Bioenergies-signs-agreement-with-Audi-to-develop-isobutene-based-isooctane_58148.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/r_and_d/Borregaard-secures-funding-for-biomass-based-R-and-D_58120.html
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