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Posted on November 17th, 2017 by Chris Walker in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Thin films crop up all over the place in our daily lives. They appear as the antireflection coatings on our glasses, on CDs and DVDs, on magnetic tapes and in lasers. Life wouldn’t be the same without them. Continue reading “Thin Films: A Step Closer to Solar-Cell Windows” »
Posted on November 16th, 2017 by John Baker in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The chemical industry is beginning to spend more on basic research again, in the search for step-out innovations. In part, this is being driven by a need to improve returns from innovation efforts, and in part it is being stimulated by the need for advanced materials in areas such as batteries, electric vehicles, 3D printing, space exploration and satellites, robotics, electronics, and the like. Continue reading “Back to Basics for R&D” »
Posted on November 11th, 2017 by Matt Weber in Chemical R&D
Now in its 14th year, the International Chemical Information Service (ICIS) Innovation Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals that show high levels of innovation in products and processes, as well as those that are leading sustainability progress. The judges of the Innovation Awards have spoken, and the overall winners for 2017 awards have been announced.
Posted on November 9th, 2017 by Nigel Davis in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
European petrochemical industry players were upbeat at the 51st European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) meeting in Berlin at the beginning of October.