A spinout from Isis Innovation, the technology transfer company of the University of Oxford, will commercialise new routes to high value chemicals using patented enzyme technology.
Chemicals manufacturer AkzoNobel is working in association with the government-funded Ashington Learning Partnership on a summer school programme to help develop students’ maths and English skills.
Chemicals and chemical processes are a fundamental part of most manufacturing supply chains. So Steve Fletcher, director of strategy at Chemistry Innovation says more companies should familiarise themselves with the directions chemistry innovation is taking.
School pupils in County Durham have been commended for their work on an engineering project which could save the industrial products giant 3M up to £100,000 a year.