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November 18, 2011
The chemical industry will maintain its spending of about €10 million ($13.4 million) over 2012 for its Long-range Research Initiative (LRI), a program to promote scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industry-Maintains-Spending-on-Long-range-Research-Initiative-LRI_39176.html
November 17, 2011
Industry groups Plastics Europe (Brussels, Belgium), ACC and the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI; Washington, DC) have partnered with 51 other global plastics organizations to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Plastics-Groups-Partner-to-Combat-Marine-Litter_39127.html
November 9, 2011
Nandan Cleantec (Hyderabad, India), a biofuels start-up, today has listed on the AIM (London) stock exchange. The company has raised £16.1 million ($25.6 million) in the listing...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Biofuel-Company-Lists-on-U-K-Stock-Exchange_38946.html
November 7, 2011
United Airlines has signed a letter of intent to buy 20 million gals/year of jet biofuel derived from algae from Solazyme (South San Francisco) ....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/United-Airlines-to-Purchase-Algae-Biofuel-from-Solazyme_38901.html
November 7, 2011
A team of researchers at MIT have developed a novel catalyst which liberates oxygen from water at a rate at least 10 times that of existing catalysts in a so called Oxygen Evolution...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/MIT-Researchers-Radically-Improve-Performance-of-Catalyst-for-Splitting-Oxygen-from-Water_38897.html
November 4, 2011
Ron Gerard, Huntsman's corporate sustainability officer tells CW this week that Huntsman is reorienting its R&D toward sustainable chemistries. The company unveiled a series...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Nov-4_38882.html
November 4, 2011
Thomas: Plastics from CO2. Lohec: Pragmatic approach. Van Beurden: Big in biofuel. Hawkins: Collaboration is key. Leading chemical makers continue to save costs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Sustainability-Focus-Shifts-from-Cost-Reduction-to-Profit-Optimization_38616.html
November 4, 2011
Rhodia, the Ecole Normale Superieure (Lyon, France), and the East China Normal University (Shanghai) have officially opened the Laboratory of Eco-efficient Products and Processes...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Rhodia-Opens-Sustainable-Chemistry-R-and-D-Center-in-China_38876.html
November 4, 2011
Huntsman increasingly is focusing its R&D activities on the development of products designed in response to challenges such as higher energy prices and scarcer water resources...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Huntsman-Intensifies-R-and-D-Focus-on-Sustainability_38823.html
October 24, 2011
For the third consecutive year, Chemical Week teamed up with CSC (Falls Church, VA), a global business solutions provider, to survey executives on sustainability and regulatory...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Survey-Firms-Focus-on-Energy-Efficiency-and-Cost-Reduction_38506.html
October 20, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has signed an agreement with Brazilian ethanol producer ETH Bioenergia (São Paulo) to form a joint venture for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ETH-Amyris-Plan-Renewable-Farnesene-Joint-Venture_38433.html
October 19, 2011
Europe needs to step up its investment in biotech R&D and establish supportive regulatory policies if it is to keep pace with the U.S. in the biotech sector, says Stephan Tanda...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Trails-U-S-on-Biotech-R-and-D-Spending-Capability-is-Building_38404.html
October 18, 2011
Biocitech SAS (Paris), the operator of a life sciences technology park in Paris, is part of a group of organizations that is setting up Bondy Innovation, a new biotech incubator...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/New-Biotech-Incubator-to-Emerge-in-Paris_38384.html
October 14, 2011
Shell Chemical is in discussions with polycarbonate manufacturers to determine the commercial prospects for its novel, low cost route to manufacture diphenyl carbonate (DPC), an...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Shell-Nears-Commercialization-of-Game-Changing-Polycarbonate-Intermediate_38306.html
October 12, 2011
Recycling airport de-icer, comprised mostly of propylene glycol (PG), rather than cleaning it in a wastewater treatment plant, reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 40%-50%, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Recycling-De-Icer-Cuts-Carbon-Emissions_38246.html
October 11, 2011
Tests by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL; Dayton, OH) have concluded that a plant-derived jet fuel produced by Virent (Madison, WI) and using Shell and Virent technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Bio-Jet-Fuel-Passes-U-S-Air-Force-Tests_38225.html
October 10, 2011
The European Union (EU)’s original group of 15 countries continues to be on course to meet the 8% greenhouse gas emissions reduction agreed under the Kyoto Protocol and most...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-on-Course-to-Exceed-Kyoto-Emissions-Target_38193.html
October 10, 2011
Video interview with Catherine T. Hunt, director/innovation sourcing and sustainable technologies for Dow Chemical on Dow Chemical's hopes and plans for the International Year of Chemistry...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Dow-Chemical-Outlines-its-Vision-for-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-video-interview_38154.html
October 10, 2011
By Peter B. Kipp v.p./OpenAlgae (Austin, TX), an algae process technology firm     OpenAlgae recently published a column that addressed the challenge algae companies have...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Renewable-Separations-Drive-Renewable-Oil-Economies_38183.html
October 10, 2011
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) says it has developed polycarbonate and polyurethane materials to replace glass in automotive applications that are up to half the weight of glass. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Bayer-Makes-Environmental-Case-for-Replacing-Automotive-Glazing-with-Polycarbonate_38184.html
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