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Planning Backwards™, Part 1

Posted on January 31st, 2018 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

This post is written in two parts. The first explores a journey I started years ago trying to understand better ways to manage chemical development projects.  The second part details experiments run in the classroom that combined to form the framework of Planning Backwards. Continue reading “Planning Backwards™, Part 1” »

Tighter environmental regulation in China: an opportunity for India´s chemical industry?

Posted on November 7th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by an Indian financial service provider. They asked me to speak at their Specialty Chemicals Investor day. I explained that my focus is on China – but it turned out that this was exactly what they were interested in. Continue reading “Tighter environmental regulation in China: an opportunity for India´s chemical industry?” »

How can you improve your chemistry search?

Posted on October 13th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Fast and fun chemistry search for all

Last week the ChemSearch Challenge opened for registration. Now running for a second year, the Challenge connects chemists across the world Continue reading “How can you improve your chemistry search?” »