The CIEX Blog

Collaboration, Innovation
By vikrant nikam / 14th September 2018

Challenges for the chemical industry after the REACH May deadline

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) expected approximately 25 000 unique substance covered by 60 000 registrations to be submitted by...

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Collaboration, Innovation
By Kirsty Bell / 24th August 2018

When the rubber hits the road: IP analysis of eco-friendly car tyres

The automotive industry is going green. Diesel engines, once hailed as the “clean” alternative to petrol, are falling out of...

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Collaboration
By neha / 17th July 2018

CIEX 2018 needs your help!

As you may well know, CIEX 2017 was a mega success. Leaders and experts from across the chemical industry’s value...

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Collaboration, Innovation
By neha / 17th July 2018

Innovation Ecosystems for the Circular Economy

Because of its nodal position in many value chains, the chemical industry plays a critical role in the evolving circular...

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Science
Collaboration, Innovation
By neha / 17th July 2018

How Sharing is Innovating the Chemical Industry

When it comes to improving company performance, there are few better methods than the sharing of ideas. While business meetings,...

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Collaboration, Innovation
By Frank Hatzack / 4th May 2018

CIEX 2018 – Chemistry is not the problem but the solution!

Innovation plays a central role in the chemical industry and innovation is about much more than new molecules. Innovation in...

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How Digitization is Transforming the Chemical Industry
Innovation
By neha / 15th March 2018

How Digitization is Transforming the Chemical Industry

Digital and technology transformation are two of the most popular buzzwords around today. However, beyond the industry jargon, there is...

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Collaboration, New Product Development
By saud / 2nd September 2017

Accelerating science-led innovation – Interview with Dr. Michael Doyle of BIOVIA

“In today's experience economy, the ability to discover, design, and deliver breakthrough innovation at the molecular level creates transformational value...

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Innovation
By saud / 2nd September 2017

How to enhance innovation workflows – Interview with Dr Ali Hussein of PatSnap

“Current chemical data analysis is currently too isolated, requires too much training, or is limited to manually reading through journals....

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Innovation
By Jasper Lim / 1st August 2017

Japanese pioneer in anti-ageing skincare to speak about innovation at CIEX 2017

The beauty industry thrives on innovation. With global sales expected to exceed US$131 billion in 2019, skin care remains the...

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Collaboration, Innovation
By Jasper Lim / 7th July 2017

Innovation is about the ability to spot opportunities and take advantage of them

Merck, the world's oldest operating chemical and pharmaceutical company, as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the...

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Collaboration, Innovation
By Jasper Lim / 14th June 2017

Sustainovations – Merging Sustainable Development with Consumer Insights

A new international study¹ revealed that a third of consumers are now choosing to buy from brands they believe are...

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Innovation
By Jasper Lim / 18th May 2017

Innovation is PepsiCo’s first priority – interview with Dr. Maria Velissariou

Consumers and industry needs are changing fast and we must stay ahead of the curve, says PepsiCo VP Nutrition R&D....

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sustainability
By saud / 14th April 2017

Using Chemical Management Software to Prepare for REACH 2018

Looking ahead to the future of science- and process-driven industries in the EU, one event is at the top of...

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Innovation
By Jasper Lim / 14th April 2017

Innovation: Raison d’être of chemical industry or old wine in new bottles?

Innovation has become a long-term driver of financial performance and value creation in the chemical industry, and it can provide...

Read More
sustainability
By Jasper Lim / 16th February 2017

BASF Aims To Contribute To The Circular Economy Through Efficiency, Smart Waste Management

The director of the Applied Sustainability group of chemical manufacturer BASF, Talke Schaffrannek, recently presented the corporation’s plan, policies and...

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sustainability
By Jasper Lim / 18th November 2016

Expert Advice on the Sourcing of Sustainable Chemical Feedstock

Each decade has its own set of well-loved, overused, business buzzwords. The 80’s gave us ‘low-hanging fruit’ and ‘bottom-line’, the...

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Innovation, sustainability
By Jasper Lim / 11th November 2016

Creating Opportunities from Raw Material Price Volatility

Volatile commodity and raw material prices are affecting every industry from chemicals, supermarkets to white goods, electronics and automotive. Volatile...

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By Jasper Lim / 21st October 2016

CIEX Europe 2016 – Video Highlights

We would like to thank all delegates who have attended CIEX Europe 2016 in Frankfurt. We hope you had a...

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By Jasper Lim / 12th September 2016

After oil – where can chemicals come from?

For more than a century, petrochemicals have been the mainstay of the chemicals industry.  However, the great possibility that the...

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By Jasper Lim / 8th September 2016

Towards a Low Carbon Economy – An Interview with Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi of DOW

CIEX Europe is coming to Frankfurt on September 28-29. We are incredibly excited about the great cast of speakers sharing...

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By Jasper Lim / 26th August 2016

Can a new leadership culture drive innovation?

In an era of intense globalisation and accelerating technological progress, companies are recognising the value of innovation, putting it at...

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By Jasper Lim / 11th August 2016

Chemical Innovation: Lessons & Paths to Success at CIEX 2016

The chemicals industry is experiencing a shifting landscape and to succeed, they need to focus on innovating in these key...

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By Jasper Lim / 25th July 2016

How to drive innovation across the chemical industry through collaborative partnerships?

At the upcoming CIEX 2016 conference on Sep 28-29 in Frankfurt, chief innovation experts from Swarovski, Clariant, DSM, Beckers Group will speak about how they have implemented collaborative partnerships to drive innovation in their respective organisations.

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By carmela / 12th July 2016

Sourcing sustainably – the first step in driving innovation

The global supply chain whether in consumers, industrial or special chemicals industries is coming under increasing pressure from both clients...

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By carmela / 16th May 2016

Merlien Institute Announces First Round of Speakers for the 2016

Merlien Institute Announces First Round of Speakers for the 2016 CIEX Chemical Innovation Conference in Frankfurt, Germany CXOs and Senior...

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    Collaboration, Innovation
    By vikrant nikam / 14th September 2018

    Challenges for the chemical industry after the REACH May deadline

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) expected approximately 25 000 unique substance covered by 60 000 registrations to be submitted by...

    Read More
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By Kirsty Bell / 24th August 2018

    When the rubber hits the road: IP analysis of eco-friendly car tyres

    The automotive industry is going green. Diesel engines, once hailed as the “clean” alternative to petrol, are falling out of...

    Read More
    Collaboration
    By neha / 17th July 2018

    CIEX 2018 needs your help!

    As you may well know, CIEX 2017 was a mega success. Leaders and experts from across the chemical industry’s value...

    Read More
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By neha / 17th July 2018

    Innovation Ecosystems for the Circular Economy

    Because of its nodal position in many value chains, the chemical industry plays a critical role in the evolving circular...

    Read More
    Science
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By neha / 17th July 2018

    How Sharing is Innovating the Chemical Industry

    When it comes to improving company performance, there are few better methods than the sharing of ideas. While business meetings,...

    Read More
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By Frank Hatzack / 4th May 2018

    CIEX 2018 – Chemistry is not the problem but the solution!

    Innovation plays a central role in the chemical industry and innovation is about much more than new molecules. Innovation in...

    Read More
    How Digitization is Transforming the Chemical Industry
    Innovation
    By neha / 15th March 2018

    How Digitization is Transforming the Chemical Industry

    Digital and technology transformation are two of the most popular buzzwords around today. However, beyond the industry jargon, there is...

    Read More
    Collaboration, New Product Development
    By saud / 2nd September 2017

    Accelerating science-led innovation – Interview with Dr. Michael Doyle of BIOVIA

    “In today's experience economy, the ability to discover, design, and deliver breakthrough innovation at the molecular level creates transformational value...

    Read More
    Innovation
    By saud / 2nd September 2017

    How to enhance innovation workflows – Interview with Dr Ali Hussein of PatSnap

    “Current chemical data analysis is currently too isolated, requires too much training, or is limited to manually reading through journals....

    Read More
    Innovation
    By Jasper Lim / 1st August 2017

    Japanese pioneer in anti-ageing skincare to speak about innovation at CIEX 2017

    The beauty industry thrives on innovation. With global sales expected to exceed US$131 billion in 2019, skin care remains the...

    Read More
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By Jasper Lim / 7th July 2017

    Innovation is about the ability to spot opportunities and take advantage of them

    Merck, the world's oldest operating chemical and pharmaceutical company, as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the...

    Read More
    Collaboration, Innovation
    By Jasper Lim / 14th June 2017

    Sustainovations – Merging Sustainable Development with Consumer Insights

    A new international study¹ revealed that a third of consumers are now choosing to buy from brands they believe are...

    Read More
    Innovation
    By Jasper Lim / 18th May 2017

    Innovation is PepsiCo’s first priority – interview with Dr. Maria Velissariou

    Consumers and industry needs are changing fast and we must stay ahead of the curve, says PepsiCo VP Nutrition R&D....

    Read More
    sustainability
    By saud / 14th April 2017

    Using Chemical Management Software to Prepare for REACH 2018

    Looking ahead to the future of science- and process-driven industries in the EU, one event is at the top of...

    Read More
    Innovation
    By Jasper Lim / 14th April 2017

    Innovation: Raison d’être of chemical industry or old wine in new bottles?

    Innovation has become a long-term driver of financial performance and value creation in the chemical industry, and it can provide...

    Read More
    sustainability
    By Jasper Lim / 16th February 2017

    BASF Aims To Contribute To The Circular Economy Through Efficiency, Smart Waste Management

    The director of the Applied Sustainability group of chemical manufacturer BASF, Talke Schaffrannek, recently presented the corporation’s plan, policies and...

    Read More
    sustainability
    By Jasper Lim / 18th November 2016

    Expert Advice on the Sourcing of Sustainable Chemical Feedstock

    Each decade has its own set of well-loved, overused, business buzzwords. The 80’s gave us ‘low-hanging fruit’ and ‘bottom-line’, the...

    Read More
    Innovation, sustainability
    By Jasper Lim / 11th November 2016

    Creating Opportunities from Raw Material Price Volatility

    Volatile commodity and raw material prices are affecting every industry from chemicals, supermarkets to white goods, electronics and automotive. Volatile...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 21st October 2016

    CIEX Europe 2016 – Video Highlights

    We would like to thank all delegates who have attended CIEX Europe 2016 in Frankfurt. We hope you had a...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 12th September 2016

    After oil – where can chemicals come from?

    For more than a century, petrochemicals have been the mainstay of the chemicals industry.  However, the great possibility that the...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 8th September 2016

    Towards a Low Carbon Economy – An Interview with Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi of DOW

    CIEX Europe is coming to Frankfurt on September 28-29. We are incredibly excited about the great cast of speakers sharing...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 26th August 2016

    Can a new leadership culture drive innovation?

    In an era of intense globalisation and accelerating technological progress, companies are recognising the value of innovation, putting it at...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 11th August 2016

    Chemical Innovation: Lessons & Paths to Success at CIEX 2016

    The chemicals industry is experiencing a shifting landscape and to succeed, they need to focus on innovating in these key...

    Read More
    By Jasper Lim / 25th July 2016

    How to drive innovation across the chemical industry through collaborative partnerships?

    At the upcoming CIEX 2016 conference on Sep 28-29 in Frankfurt, chief innovation experts from Swarovski, Clariant, DSM, Beckers Group will speak about how they have implemented collaborative partnerships to drive innovation in their respective organisations.

    Read More
    By carmela / 12th July 2016

    Sourcing sustainably – the first step in driving innovation

    The global supply chain whether in consumers, industrial or special chemicals industries is coming under increasing pressure from both clients...

    Read More
    By carmela / 16th May 2016

    Merlien Institute Announces First Round of Speakers for the 2016

    Merlien Institute Announces First Round of Speakers for the 2016 CIEX Chemical Innovation Conference in Frankfurt, Germany CXOs and Senior...

    Read More