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SusChem to play key role in European Innovation Partnerships

A strong commitment to playing a leading role in the European Commission’s proposed European Innovation Partnerships (EIPs) was evident at last week’s SusChem annual stakeholder event in Amsterdam. SusChem, the Cefic/EuropaBio European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry, is looking to support four key EIPs – Smart Cities, resource efficiency in the process industries, water efficient Europe and […]

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Unleashing Chinese innovation

Two factors are currently spurring Western chemical companies to commit ever-increasing innovation investment to China. One, the country is now the world’s largest market for chemicals (according to Cefic figures), and two, the government is shifting the focus to domestic demand to drive growth, rather than it being export-led. Dow Corning’s new China Business and […]

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SusChem head reveals aims

SusChem, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry, continues to evolve as a force to stimulate innovation in chemicals and biotechnology in Europe. It was good to see its new chairman Paul-Joel Derian from French speciality chemical company Rhodia championing its efforts in an interview published by International Innovation.  Paul-Joel Derian now heads up […]

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