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February 3, 2015
Biologists at Indiana University (IU; Bloomington) believe they have found a faster, cheaper, and cleaner way to increase bioethanol production by using nitrogen (N2) gas, in...
February 3, 2015
Evonik Industries is exploring collaborating more closely with scientists at Israel Institute of Technology (Technion; Haifa). Evonik plans to boost its own R&D and innovation...
February 3, 2015
Almac (Craigavon, UK), a privately-owned contract development and manufacturing pharmaceutical services group, has announced a $7 million investment in in the area of biocatalyst...
February 2, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it plans to offer its synthetic biology discovery and production platform to pharmaceutical makers. Amyris says it will offer an integrated discovery and...
January 21, 2015
Ube Industries said today that it will establish a new R&D facility within the Sakai factory at Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, in July 2016. The center will expand the...
January 20, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it is collaborating with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Center (GEIC) at the University of Manchester in the design of a graphene research center...
January 16, 2015
Boeing and Embraer have opened a joint sustainable aviation biofuel research center in Brazil—a collaborative effort to establish further the aviation biofuel industry. The...
January 15, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), the business currently being carved out from the rest of Bayer with plans to list it on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today unveiled a breakthrough...
January 9, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has appointed Ulrich Küsthardt as new chief innovation officer, effective from the beginning of this year. Küsthardt says that he plans to...
December 18, 2014

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) plans to build a polyethylene (PE) pilot plant at its research and development facility in Bartlesville, OK. CPChem expects to begin construction in 2015.


December 9, 2014
BASF today broke ground on a new innovation campus at Navi Mumbai, which is on the outskirts of Mumbai. The company will invest about €50 million ($62 million) to build the...
December 8, 2014
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Espoo) says it is developing an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to polystyrene (PS) from polylactic acid (PLA) plastic...
December 8, 2014
Production of chemicals in Germany increased by 1.5% in 2014, compared with last year, says chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt). The increase in demand for chemicals was...
December 8, 2014
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies...
December 5, 2014
Plant Health Care (Raleigh, NC), a leading provider of novel biological products to agriculture, announced today that it has signed a development and distribution agreement with Arysta...
December 5, 2014
Celanese plans to create a commercial and technology center in Mexico to support customers in Latin America. The company, which announced the project to celebrate its 70th year in the country, did not disclose the cost of the project or specify where the facility would be located. Celanese has a production site at Cangrejera and a logistics facility at Coatzacoalcos....
December 2, 2014
BASF’s refining catalysts business has launched a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts testing and research laboratory at a company site at Heidelberg, Germany. The site...
December 2, 2014
Bayer today said that it plans to sharpen its focus on innovation in its life science businesses, which include HealthCare and CropScience. “Overall, we expect the R&D to...
November 26, 2014
Global Bioenergies (Paris) says it has successfully produced renewable butadiene by direct fermentation of glucose at lab scale. The company says it is the first to achieve the synthesis of biobased butadiene without any chemical steps....
November 25, 2014
AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie (Dinteloord the Netherlands), Rabobank (Utrecht, the Netherlands), Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands...
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