Innovation Partnerships

Archives for

On 14th July 2010, CEFIC hosted an event for the European chemical industry in conjunction with the start of the Belgian Presidency of the EU. This video shows highlights of the main speakers and subjects under discussion: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/-tfqqfeOtBw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Gernot Klotz, Executive Director, Research and Innovation at CEFIC, explains why smart houses will be an important energy saving measure in the future. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/VhaNxH_Ogo4″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister for Economy and Reform in Belgium, gives a keynote address to the chemical industry on 14th July 2010. He explains why he believes the checmical sector can and will play an important role in the future in terms of economic growth and sustainable development. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/t4zq5ggwmy4″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Franciskus baron van Daele, Chief of Staff to the President of the European Council, spoke to the chemical industry at CEFIC’s 14th July 2010 event in Belgium. He explains that the chemical sector is doing well, relatively, to other sectors of the economy. He believes that this is partly due to the role of innovation… » read more

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Peter Nagler, Senior Vice President for Innovation Management at Evonik, explains that the chemical industry needs to focus more on sustainability in its use of raw materials. He especially focuses on the role played by water. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/SUO1bcwKNAQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Paul-Joel Derian, Executive Committee Research and Innovation for Rhodia, explains why the chemical industry collaborates on so many projects and products and why it is the basis for virtually all new product developments. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qTYjDFhOdHU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships

Belgian Minister for Economy and Reform, Vincent Van Quickenborne, explains the problems with filing a patent across the European Union and the solutions that he hopes to have the Council of Europe agree to during the Belgian Presidency of the EU. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/zVtJAA_4s6c” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by innovationpartnerships