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Paul-Joël Derian, group vice-president for research and development at Rhodia, is now the Chairman of the largest network for sustainable chemistry in Europe: SusChem. Derian, who succeeds Royal Society of Chemistry’s Rodney Townsend, has been a member of the SusChem board for several years and co-chaired the platform’s Materials Work Group. His appointment clearly marks… » read more

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About 200 experts are gathered in the Charlemagne building of the EU Commission to discuss, share experience and best practice on “the development of nanotechnologies in and from Europe for more societal benefits”. In the framework of the ongoing work of the High-Level Expert Group on Key Enabling Technologies (KETs), this Open Day is meant… » read more

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For the second time, Cefic was an official partner of the European Innovation Summit, organized by the Knowledge4Innovation platform from 11 to 14 October at the European Parliament. Cefic and SusChem, the European Platform for Sustainable Chemistry, were present throughout the Summit with different speakers: Prof. Rodney Townsend of the Royal Society of Chemistry and… » read more

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The chemical industry is determined to lead the future of innovation with other sectors through the innovation partnerships announced today by the European Commission on active and healthy ageing, smart cities and mobility, water efficiency and non-energy raw materials. The chemical industry welcomes the healthy ageing innovation partnership, as it plays a major product role… » read more

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Join the EU Commission Open Day on Nanotechnologies, 27 October 2010 “The development of nanotechnologies in and from Europe for more societal benefits” is the topic of an open workshop organized by the EU Commission High Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies. In July 2010 three Commissioners – Vice President Tajani, Commissioner for Digital Agenda… » read more

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For the second time, Cefic will be an active partner of the European Innovation Summit Cefic is a main partner of the second European Innovation Summit “Tackling the grand challenges – policy meets practice” which will take place on 11-15 October at the EU Parliament. The chemical sector will be present throughout the event, with… » read more

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