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Posted on April 19th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
As regulations tighten in the chemical industry, the debate as to whether this hinders or encourages innovation rages. Recent examinations of the effects of the extensive REACh law appear to indicate that there may not be much impact at all. Continue reading “Chemical Regulation in China and Europe: Font of Innovation?” »
Posted on December 16th, 2015 by Dr. Kai Pflug in Chemical R&D
The period of about 2005-2010 saw a huge increase of chemical research done by multinational companies in China, particularly in Shanghai, where dozens of companies opened R&D centers. Continue reading “Invented in Shanghai? Chemical R&D in China” »
Posted on December 1st, 2015 by Regina Javier in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
With the ubiquity of ‘smart’ products in our daily lives, it’s not surprising that the ways in which products are developed and delivered to the market are also increasingly interconnected and intelligent. Continue reading “The 4th Industrial Revolution: Must-Have Skills for Engineers” »