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R&D Layoffs at Dow and DuPont Make Room for Agile New Competitors

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Two of the worldโ€™s largest chemical companies have significantly reduced their R&D staff and budgets. Former rivals Dow Chemical and DuPont announced their $130 billion merger in July 2016 โ€“ heralding massive layoffs for both parties. Continue reading “R&D Layoffs at Dow and DuPont Make Room for Agile New Competitors” »

China โ€“ the Future of Chemical R&D

Posted on February 10th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

In one of my previous posts, I described a certain slowdown in R&D activities in China on the part of multinational companies. My post today is a pledge to chemical companies to keep and expand R&D activities in China, as I am convinced that China will be the key future location of chemical R&D. Continue reading “China โ€“ the Future of Chemical R&D” »