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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” »

Industry growth rates, productivity threatened by global trends

Posted on April 6th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Consultancy McKinsey’s chemicals practice threw some interesting thinking into the pot last week. Its research indicates that chemical sector returns have been flattening over the past few years with performance being negatively impacted by overcapacity and slower demand growth. Continue reading “Industry growth rates, productivity threatened by global trends” »