Biotechnology


Devan offers antiviral solutions for textiles to support and protect professional workers

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator and specialty chemical producer Devan answers questions regarding anti-viral textile finish solutions following the growing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pharmapack 2020: Airnov highlights excellent position for expected growth

Airnov Management. 
(Photo: Airnov Healthcare Packaging)At Pharmapack, Airnov - the newly established identity for a global leader in healthcare packaging - highlighted its intention to build on its current leadership position. The company, previously owned by Clariant, is now an independent company with a prominent position in desiccant and oxygen scavenging products primarily serving pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and nutraceutical markets.

Royal visit of the BioWanze site

Royal visit of the BioWanze site. 
(Photo: BENEO, PR001)As part of the visit to the Province of Liège organised on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, the Queen visited BioWanze.

Biobased Delta spearheading green chemicals to bring about the transition to a biobased circular economy

BioVoiceToday, Willem Sederel, member of the board at the Biobased Delta Foundation, opened EMG’s 6th Pre-K press event with a presentation about Biobased Circular Solutions for CO₂ reduction. "The Target for CO₂ reduction is clear. How we get there is not clear. Biobased solutions can make a significant contribution.”  To view the presentation please click here.

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the sale of Perstorp BioProducts, a leading producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together with a member of the subsidiary’s management team. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Clariant opens Biotech Center in Planegg

The key to the facility was symbolically handed over to: Clariant CEO Hariolf Kottmann, Ilse Aigner, the Bavarian Minister for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology, the Head of Group Biotechnology André Koltermann, owner of the house Manfred Wander, Jens Stephan, Head of Services Group Biotechnology and Prof. Dr. Haralabos Zorbas, IBB Netzwerk GmbH (Left to right). (Photo: Clariant)Planegg, October 1, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, officially opened its new Group Biotechnology Research Center in Planegg near Munich today. In a ceremony attended by Ilse Aigner, the Bavarian Minister for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology, the key to the facility was symbolically handed over to CEO Hariolf Kottmann and the Head of Clariant’s Group Biotechnology André Koltermann.

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