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April 17, 2012
By Geert Dancet,  Executive Director, ECHA  We in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) are now looking forward to the fourth Helsinki Chemicals Forum in May. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Reach-Alternative-Tests-of-Long-term-Toxicity-Require-Discussion_42726.html
April 17, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China, the world’s largest solar panel producer, is likely to become the largest market for solar devices in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/China-to-Become-Largest-Market-for-Solar-Devices_42708.html
April 16, 2012
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) and XiMo, a Rapperswil, Switzerland-based catalyst developer, say they have successfully demonstrated the production of commercially...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Elevance-XiMo-Demonstrate-Metathesis-Catalyst-Viability_42620.html
April 13, 2012
This week has seen Gevo (Engelwood, CO) file an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE). It is part of a year long patent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Weekly-Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-April-13_42671.html
April 10, 2012
By Ragnar Lofstedt, Professor and Director of the Kings Centre for Risk Management, Department of Geography King’s College London. Environmental organisations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/Risk-Communication-Comes-Under-Public-Pressure_42602.html
April 4, 2012
Technip says it has signed a cooperation agreement with the start-up Compagnie Industrielle de la Matière Végétale (CIMV) to commercialize CIMV's technology that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Technip-Forms-Biorefinery-Partnership-with-French-Start-up-Company_42475.html
April 3, 2012
BASF says is reorienting its R&D activities so that they are more aligned to the group's key growth markets and so that R&D is undertaken more efficiently across the group. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
March 30, 2012
Researchers from Stirling University (Stirling, U.K.) and the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA; Avignon, France) have published two studies in which they say that 85%...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Neonicotinoids-Challenged-as-Study-Links-Imidacloprid-to-85-percent-Mortality-of-Queen-Bees-update_42397.html
March 30, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has formed a strategic partnership with the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) that will result in the establishment of the Dow Centre for Sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-and-Australian-University-Form-Partnership_42396.html
March 30, 2012
DuPont says it has signed two strategic cooperation agreements with Changzhou Trina Solar Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trina Solar (Changzhou, China), one of the world's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-Signs-Cooperation-Agreements-with-Trina-Solar_42392.html
March 29, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Research-Genetically-Modified-Wheat-Repels-Aphids_42372.html
March 28, 2012
Myriant (Quincy, MA) says it is “immediately” initiating scale-up activities of biobased acrylic acid in order to ship kilogram-sized quantities for potential customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Myriant-Begins-Scaling-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Process_42351.html
March 28, 2012
Evonik says it has agreed to collaborate with the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) in the planning and designing of C919, the first Chinese medium-range...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Evonik-and-Commercial-Aircraft-Corporation-of-China-Codevelop-First-Chinese-Airliner_42350.html
March 28, 2012
DSM and Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France) have officially launched Reverdia (Delft, the Netherlands), their previously announced joint , which will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-and-Roquette-Freres-Launch-Reverdia-Joint-Venture_42347.html
March 28, 2012
A technique developed by researchers from the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI; San Francisco Bay Area, CA), is able to optimise the performance of microbes to generate a target...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/U-S-Synthetic-Biology-Technique-Triples-Biodiesel-Yield_42324.html
March 27, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) and Albemarle have been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) for biobased jet fuel. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 27, 2012
Georgia Gulf and Galata Chemicals (Southbury, CT) say they are collaborating to develop flexible, biobased polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds containing Galata's biobased Drapex Alpha...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Georgia-Gulf-Taps-Galata-for-Biobased-PVC-Plasticizers_42339.html
March 26, 2012
Avantium (Amsterdam), a catalyst technology firm, and Danone, have agreed to jointly develop bottles made from bio-polyethylene furanoate (PEF). The partnership will use...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/Avantium-and-Danone-Agree-to-Develop-Bio-PEF-Bottles_42282.html
March 26, 2012
Source: Viridia Renewable technology firms Virent (Madison, WI) and Viridia (Redwood City, CA) say they have successfully converted cellulosic sugars from pine trees into hydrocarbons...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Virent-Viridia-Jet-Fuel-Passes-Key-Test_42295.html
March 21, 2012
 Volkswagen of America has partnered with Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Solazyme (San Francisco) to evaluate emissions reductions and demonstrate the performance of biobased ...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Volkswagen-Evaluating-Amyris-and-Solazyme-Biodiesel_42173.html
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