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Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

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Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

Equal access to data can streamline the entire R&D phase

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Developing a new chemical product requires careful cross-functional collaboration between R&D and manufacturing teams. It also requires an iterative evaluation of manufacturing processes to optimize production. Continue reading “Equal access to data can streamline the entire R&D phase” »

The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Today’s agricultural chemicals industry faces a number of mounting pressures. Increases in regulatory scrutiny on consumer safety, shifts in popular perception and the urgency to stay in front of chemical resistance curves all impact the agricultural chemicals industry. Continue reading “The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead” »

Molecule to Market in Less Time

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Time in the lab can be costly, so any method that helps researchers uncover solutions rapidly can be very valuable. A contract research organization (CRO) had a project for its chemists that required them to develop a series of molecules that could be used to do coupling reactions with ring systems – and the company’s business director hoped Continue reading “Molecule to Market in Less Time” »