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Quick source of innovation ideas

Keeping up with my fellow bloggers on innovation, I came across this useful list of articles that had generated plenty of traffic on innovation strategy in April. It’s on the Blogging Innovation site, which I have referred to previously and find has good articles on general innovation if not always chemical. Also featuring here this […]

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Microreactors gain interest

This blog has already commented on the attraction of microreactors for greener chemical production, noting recently that one of the winners of the ICIS Innovation Awards – Oxford Catalysts – won it for microreactor developments.  Now market research firm Frost & Sullivan has released a fascinating study into the uptake of this technology. Oxford Catalysts’ […]

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ICIS Innovation Awards 2011 launch nears

As well as my role as Chemicals and Innovation blogger at ICIS, I also run the ICIS Innovation Awards each year. March is always a busy time as I prepare to launch the Awards, now in their 7th year, on 18 April. The call for entries will appear in ICIS Chemical Business and on the icis.com website from […]

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Thai group goes green

Innovation involving green chemistry is getting plenty of investment and coverage these days, but it’s not so usual to see non-Western companies making big commitments. But just the other day Thailand’s PTT Chemical, a major producer of petrochemicals, made a $60m investment in US-based Myriant Technologies, which specialises in enzymatic production of speciality chemicals from […]

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