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2017 ICIS Innovation Awards – Meet the Winners

Posted on November 11th, 2017 by 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.

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A Brighter, Greener Future for Chemistry

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

There’s probably not a buzzier buzz word across all industries right now than “green,” and the chemical industry is no exception. Continue reading “A Brighter, Greener Future for Chemistry” »

Reaction Engineering: Addressing Inefficiency in Chemistry

Posted on August 15th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Professor Alexei Lapkin of the University of Cambridge is an expert in reaction engineering. He leads one of a cluster of research groups in the Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Department, all focused on different aspects of the field. Continue reading “Reaction Engineering: Addressing Inefficiency in Chemistry” »

Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Yes, hardly old!  Every five minutes someone dies of a disease related to asbestos inhalation!

What is a disaster?

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines disaster as “a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction. Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)” »

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