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Covestro puts CO2 innovation in the limelight

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A research team from Covestro and RWTH Aachen made it to the final round of the renowned German President's Award for Innovation in Science and Technology in Berlin. Read more

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Covestro and nova-Institute to award innovative CCU prize

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nova-Institute and Covestro will award a prize to innovative products and technologies in the field of Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) at the Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers Read more

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Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

Covestro

A team from Covestro and RWTH Aachen University has reached the finals for the German Future Prize with a new process for using CO2 as a raw material. Read more

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Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

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The pan-European research project Carbon4PUR is taking the next step in investigating how waste gas from the steel industry can be turned into chemicals for valuable plastics. Read more

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Through either the pursuit of its ambitious Carbon Management Program, research and development activities, and press conferences, BASF is generating new possibilities in groundbreaking projects for CO2-reduced future production processes. Read more

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LANXESS has contributed to global greenhouse gas emission reduction by slashing its CO2e pollution by 13.8 million metric tons over ten years. Read more

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The LEGO Group is engaging with children to try and create a sustainable future in contribution to its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature. Read more

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Aimplas

Aimplas

An AIMPLAS-coordinated project has lead to the development of a conductive gelcoat that would tackle two major challenges facing automotive composites: VOC emissions and long curing times. Read more

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Solvay Specialty Polymers has revealed the results of a major study comparing the sustainability of single-use surgical equipment with their reusable counterparts, disproving the notion that traditional metal tools are the greener option. Read more

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Global life sciences and materials company DSM has made its commitment to doing business the green way by investing in a major upgrade of its Engineering Plastics facility in The Netherlands. Read more

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Bayer MaterialScience has announced plans to invest €15m into commercialising its technology platform ‘Dream Production’, for turning waste CO2 into useable polymer. Read more

materials

Chemical group Evonik Industries and gas fermentation specialist Lanzatech have signed an agreement to develop a method of producing ‘bioprocessed’ precursors for specialty plastics from waste synthesis gas. Read more

industry

What lies on the horizon?

2014 will be my fourth year in plastics, and I’m starting to realise that the industry is never quite what it seems. Next week, I’ll start setting things in motion for our January/February issue - and I’ve learned not to plan too far in advance. Read more

6 Dec 2013 09:53 editor's blog

According to the Nova-Institute, the possibility of re-using harmful waste carbon dioxide as a feedstock in the chemical industries, as well as an ingredient in plastic manufacture is a lot closer than most of us realise. Read more

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  • Covestro puts CO2 innovation in the limelight

    Covestro

    Covestro puts CO2 innovation in the limelight

    CO2 innovation in the limelight: Dr Berit Stange, Prof. Walter Leitner and Dr. Christoph Guertler in the final round of German President's Award, with German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd from left), Sucheta Govil, CCO of Covestro (2nd from right) and Dr. Markus Steilemann, CEO Covestro.

  • Covestro and nova-Institute to award innovative CCU prize

    nova-Institute

    Covestro and nova-Institute to award innovative CCU prize

  • Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

    Covestro

    Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

    A successful team: (L-R) Professor Walter Leitner (RWTH Aachen University), Christoph Gürtler and Berit Stange.

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  • Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

    via Shutterstock

    Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

    Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

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