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December 10, 2010
Bayer Material Science (BMS) earlier today said it plans to begin commercial sale of polyols derived from CO2 within the next five years. Speaking in Leverkusen at Bayer’s annual...
December 10, 2010
DSM has disclosed plans to acquire 51% of AGI Corporation (AGI; Taipei, Taiwan), a producer of ultraviolet, curable resins and coatings. DSM estimates the deal will cost it about...
December 9, 2010
Marijn Dekkers, chairman of Bayer, at the company’s annual innovation strategy briefing yesterday in Leverkusen rounded on policy makers and the public for not understanding the...
December 2, 2010
Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO for Dow Chemical, says world leaders must take action now to enable the world to adopt a low-carbon economy. Liveris was among several executives...
November 30, 2010
It was one year ago that the governments of almost 200 countries met at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen and failed to agree a deal to curb...
November 30, 2010
Legislation proposed this week by the U.K. government to encourage the development of intellectual property (IP) and manufacturing in the U.K. has led GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to announce...
November 26, 2010
Huntsman and its partners say that there is an increasingly bright future for the development and use of new products derived from biomaterials, and that activities in this field are...
November 26, 2010
Philippe Michaud, chief technology officer/Huntsman Advanced Materials in an interview with CW outlines a range of biomaterials projects and other innovations that Huntsman is seeking...
November 24, 2010
Metabolomics isn’t a field of science that many in the chemicals industry are familiar with, but it’s about to become a significant one for the sector. The metabolome is...
November 24, 2010
Andre Genton, president/Huntsman Advanced Materials outlines plans for the business at its Technology Exchange Day meeting with academics and industry executives in Basel, Switzerland...
November 22, 2010
Cefic has disclosed that it will fund six new research projects to further scientific understanding about the environmental and human health impact of chemicals. The projects are part...
November 19, 2010
Total has announced that it will build a photovoltaic panel production and assembly plant at Moselle, France close to its Carling ethylene complex. The facility will have a surface...
November 19, 2010
Total announced in recent days that it will build a photovoltaic panel production and assembly plant at Moselle, France near to its Carling ethylene facility. The implications of such...
November 18, 2010
(scroll down for video of John Shanklin). Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Dow AgroSciences say they have engineered plants that for the first time produce...
November 11, 2010
Paul-Joel Derian, group v.p./R&D at Rhodia recently has become chairman of the Board for The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint industry and...
November 11, 2010
“I expect that women will continue to take on increasing leadership roles across all aspects of business, including the highest management positions in the chemical...
November 8, 2010
The Nanotechnology Coalition, an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (Socma; Washington, DC) has made a public statement of support for the NanoSafety...
November 3, 2010
A selection of the most important chemical innovation news stories of the week.   From Chemicalweek…   In what could be a significant scientific breakthrough for the...
November 3, 2010
United Business Media (UBM), the organizer of Informex USA, which is scheduled to take place in Charlotte, NC in February 2011, says for the second year running the event will feature...
October 28, 2010
A new study by Dr. De-Kun Li and associates at the Kaiser Permanente Foundation (Oakland, CA), a health research group, has found that bisephenol-A (BPA) exposure adversely impacts...
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