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Product Opportunities in Recycling and Sustainability

Posted on August 16th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

The June 2016 issue of the German Chemical Society‚Äôs magazine, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, includes a fascinating interview with Dr. Klaus K√ľmmerer, chair of Sustainable Chemistry and Material Resources at the Leuphana University of L√ľneburg and director of the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry. Continue reading “Product Opportunities in Recycling and Sustainability” »

Safety First in New Product Development

Posted on March 24th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

Navigating a competitive market, chemical companies are trying to squeeze increased revenue out of new product development (NPD) while addressing health and safety concerns at all stages. Continue reading “Safety First in New Product Development” »

Getting Innovation to Work: What do the better performers do?

Posted on February 8th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

It’s rare¬†for¬†a head of R&D or product¬†development to¬†not be pondering or worrying about¬†how to optimize new product development output and approaches — and how¬†to do it as fast as possible.¬† Continue reading “Getting Innovation to Work: What do the better performers do?” »

Research and Development: The Struggle is Real!

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

I have spent most of my career serving in research and development teams. A couple of years ago I was asked during a meeting, ‚ÄúHow long will this development project take?‚ÄĚ Continue reading “Research and Development: The Struggle is Real!” »

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