Chemical Industry Weekly Innovation Round-Up, Sept. 29
2:36 PM MDT | September 29, 2011 | By VINCENT VALK
Amyris says that it has partnered with tire giant Michelin to develop and market biobased isoprene.
LG is planning to invest $7 billion in green businesses, including electric vehicle parts, photovoltaics, LEDs and sewage treatment.
3M and Umicore have signed a new technology license agreement allowing the latter to make and sell nickel, manganese and cobalt cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries.
DSM is planning to target commercialization of adipic acid technology within five years.
A new copper film could lower costs for LEDs, touch screens and solar cells, in Science Daily.