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October 21, 2013
Clariant announced today that it has supplied its proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2)–Substitute Natural Gas (SNG) catalyst for the methanation unit of Audi’s new power-to-gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Clariant-supplies-catalyst-for-CO2-methanation-plant_56080.html
October 18, 2013
Solvay launched a cellulose acetate biobased plastic, manufactured using wood pulp—an entirely renewable resource obtained from SFI certified forests—at the K plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/K-2013-Solvay-introduces-biobased-engineering-plastics_56018.html
October 17, 2013
Corbion Purac (formerly Purac; Gorinchem, Netherlands) announced during K 2013 that it will supply Supla's (Tainan City, Taiwan) with 10,000 m.t./year of polylactic acid (PLA) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/K-2013-Corbion-Purac-supplies-Supla-with-PLA-showcases-high-heat-resistance-applications-in-electronics_56010.html
October 17, 2013
The new R&D center is located at Changshu. Arkema has today opened its first R&D center in China, located in the company’s industrial site at Changshu. The new center...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Arkema-opens-its-first-R-and-D-center-in-China_55989.html
October 16, 2013
DSM has joined the Lightweight Integrated Process Application (LIPA) Team, established to develop an industrial process for the manufacture of endless-fiber-reinforced advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/K-2013-DSM-joins-team-developing-process-for-advanced-thermoplastic-composite-parts_55978.html
October 16, 2013
Clariant underlined its commitment to the plastics and coatings industry at a press conference today at the K plastics trade show, currently taking place at Düsseldorf. Megatrends...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/K-2013-Innovation-megatrends-emerging-markets-are-key-drivers-for-Clariant_55963.html
October 14, 2013
MeadWestvaco Specialty Chemicals (MWV) is investing $9.3 million to expand a research and development (R&D) facility in North Charleston, SC, according to local press reports. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/MWV-expands-R-and-D-facility_55935.html
October 9, 2013
Researchers at the Centre for Electrochemical Technologies (Cidetec, Donostia, Spain) have created a self-healing thermoset elastomer, the center announced. The polymer is based on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Spanish-researchers-create-self-mending-elastomer_55778.html
October 9, 2013
A Korean research team at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kaist; Daejeon, South Korea) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Korean-researchers-engineer-an-E-coli-strain-able-to-produce-phenol-from-glucose_55779.html
October 9, 2013
Three US-based scientists were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for pioneering research in the 1970’s that laid the groundwork for the use of computer modeling in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Three-chemists-awarded-Nobel-Prize-for-computer-modeling-advances_55783.html
October 8, 2013
DSM announced today that it has tested and approved the use of Genomatica’s (San Diego) biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) for use in DSM’s Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/DSM-validates-Genomaticas-biobased-BDO-for-thermoplastic-copolyester-production_55767.html
October 8, 2013
The Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES; Singapore) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (Kitech; Ch'┼Ćnan, South...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Singaporean-and-Korean-institutes-to-collaborate-on-sustainable-chemicals-research_55739.html
October 8, 2013
Researchers at the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC) at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS) have received a four-year $4.4 million federal grant as part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/US-researchers-receive-$4-4-million-grant-to-design-safer-chemical-manufacturing-processes_55734.html
October 8, 2013
Ashland today said it has opened a testing lab for lithium-ion battery materials at Wilmington, DE. The lab will be a support center for customers of the company’s specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Ashland-opens-battery-testing-lab_55757.html
October 4, 2013
Dow AgroSciences is advancing an insect-resistant soybean for South America that, if approved, will compete directly with a newly launched seed Monsanto expects to be its next...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Dow-developing-competitor-to-Monsantos-Intacta-soybean_55678.html
October 2, 2013
The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT; Karlsruhe, Germany) has successfully started the synthesis stage of its Biomass to Liquid Karlsruhe (Bioliq) pilot plant, the institute has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/German-biomass-to-liquids-pilot-plant-reaches-synthesis-stage_55584.html
October 2, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has produced, and shipped to a prospective partner, samples of what it believes to be the first 100% biobased nylon-6,6. The product is made from Rennovia's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Rennovia-ships-100-percent-biobased-nylon-66_55589.html
October 1, 2013
BASF is spending $25 million to expand its R&D site at Beachwood, OH, to include cathode materials research and chemical and process engineering. The expansions will increase the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/BASF-spending-$25-million-to-expand-research-facility_55536.html
September 30, 2013
LyondellBasell Industries says it has opened a 70,000–sq ft technology center at Houston to develop process technologies and chemical catalysts for its intermediates and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/LyondellBasell-opens-Houston-tech-center_55528.html
September 30, 2013
Western Hydrogen (Calgary, AB) says it has reached a major milestone in the piloting of an innovative hydrogen production technology, molten salt gasification (MSG). The first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/r_and_d/Western-Hydrogen-achieves-pilot-production-of-MSG-based-hydrogen_55500.html
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