Tag Archives: innovation

State of the Industry: Reinvent your innovation processes!

Innovation will be a key driver for success in the chemical industry, but only if the concept of innovation itself is reinvented. In the run-up to CIEX 2019 we asked our speakers to share their thoughts on the industry’s innovation efforts and what must be done to successfully prepare for the future. Braskem’s European CEO, […]

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 for science-driven enterprises of all industries, and has the promise to provide exponential value to consumers” – Max Carnecchia, CEO, BIOVIA. Committed to speeding innovation for science-driven organizations, from product ideation through commercialization, Dassault Systèmes […]

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 90’s ‘streamline’ and ‘leverage’, whilst the 2000’s gave us ‘synergy’. One of this decade’s top buzzwords is ‘sustainability’. But unlike most buzzwords, the word ‘sustainability’ is overused with good reason. That being that we live […]

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 the heart of their corporate culture. With this in mind, organisational goals are shifting and leadership requirements change. A modern leadership culture drives innovation from within. By fostering innovation through leadership, the chemicals industry can […]

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 areas: new product development, speed to market, sustainability, cost management and collaborative strategies. “We expect focused specialists and integrated players to prevail by deploying their successful business models on a global scale.  The business models […]