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Innovation Needs More Collaboration

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Collaborative innovation in the chemical sector has a long history and can bring many benefits, but it creates tension over intellectual property and openness – companies need to address these issues going forward Continue reading “Innovation Needs More Collaboration” »

Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

When new regulations limited the use of tin catalysts for silicone-based consumer products, an R&D team in a global specialty chemicals company had to seek viable alternatives. Continue reading “Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst” »