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Chemical Industry Innovation News Round-up, July 13

10:10 AM MDT | July 13, 2011 | Alex Scott

The big innovation news this past week is today's move by Elevance (Bolingbrook, IL), the company with metathesis catalyst technology developed by the brilliant professor Grubbs, to secure yet another partner. This week's deal is with Clariant and the target is the codevelopment of biobased plastic additives. Last week it was Hutchinson Worldwide (Paris), and the target biobased rubber additives. The likes of biotech firms Elevance and Genomatica really are starting to move fast now. Lonza's move this week to acquire biocides maker Arch Chemicals (Norwalk...

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