Creation of a human-centric organizational design to drive innovation

Establishing a human-oriented framework to catalyze innovation Sibel Selcuk is the Executive Vice President of Research & Development for The Heritage Group. She previously served as VP, Global R&D and Strategy for Monument Chemical, and is also President of Heritage Turkish Holdings. Sibel served in leadership roles at the American Chemical Society, is the Chairman […]

Adaptation agility in a rapidly changing market by Dr. David Hatrick

Adaptive Methods in a Rapidly Changing Market Dr David Hatrick is Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, located in Huntsman’s headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. David leads the strategic planning and R&D activities for the division, from development of market insights, strategy development through to creation of new technology platforms […]

Clean Energy – Evonik’s transition from fossil fuel

Evonik: Transitioning from fossil fuel to clean energy – presentation Highlight from CIEX 2022   Transitioning from fossil fuel to clean energy as a consequence of the current crisis Becoming more energy independent and less vulnerable to commodity price shocks driven by supply and demand with renewable energy Reducing the use of fossil fuels and […]

Creating a sustainable future for personal care products

This year the CIEX conference will be held in Frankfurt, Germany on the 5 & 6 October. Leading up to the event, we speak to Coralie Alonso, Ashland R&D Leader for Hair Care and Home Care to give you a glimpse of what to expect from her session: The challenge of balancing performance and sustainability […]

Partnership and collaboration through Open Innovation with Croda

At CIEX 2021 Nick Challoner, President Life Science at Croda talked about the company’s strategy to unlock innovation through partnerships and collaboration. The below is a summary of Nick’s presentation. Introduction Everyone would agree that there have been long-term alterations to the pattern of the weather and temperature. These alterations can be natural, like the […]

Developing new business models and eco-design actions at Elkem

The annual CIEX conference is taking place again on October 5&6 in Frankfurt, Germany. In the run-up to the event, we are talking to some of our key speakers. In our latest blog, Louis Vovelle, at Elkem speaks about his company’s climate roadmap, circular economy, the importance of open innovation and the need for increased […]

Making sustainability a reality in the chemical industry | Clariant

Sustainability is the ultimate driver for innovation in the chemical industry. As the earth continues to experience an environmental crisis whose deadline for solutions was yesterday, the industry must make sustainability happen today through circularity, innovation and collaboration. Consequently, one of the leading chemical players, Clariant, is making decisive moves to push the sustainable development […]