Self-cleaning textiles could improve PPE

Will superhydrophobic textiles be the next big thing in medicine? Ben Smye, Head of Growth at materials database Matmatch, highlights how antimicrobial and hydrophobic materials are pushing medicine forward. Read more

16 Dec 2020 09:19 Guest Blog

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2020

In this guest blog, Dr Richard Collins, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx, discusses The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2020. Read more

3 Dec 2020 09:03 Guest Blog

Call for change in cosmetic microplastics

Biopolymer specialist urges cosmetic companies to move to green polymers. Read more

2 Dec 2020 10:20 Guest Blog

No silos allowed in the pursuit of a greener economy

In this guest opinion blog Steve Jenkins VP Consulting – Chemicals, Polymers & Fibres at Wood Mackenzie discusses silos in the pursuit of a greener economy Read more

22 Oct 2020 09:46 Guest Blog

Total, BP lead charge in green strategic shift among global oil majors

In this guest blog, Joseph Chang, Global Editor, ICIS Chemical Business, assess the proposals put forward by BP and Total, focusing on the implications this shift in direction might have not just for petrochemicals but also for the plastics sector. Read more

20 Oct 2020 09:09 Guest Blog

UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach post-Brexit Close

Tom Brown, ICIS Deputy European News Editor, examines the impact that the UK’s break away from ECHA might have on the chemical industry in the UK and across Europe. Read more

8 Jun 2020 10:35 Guest Blog

The Chemical Industry’s Response to a Crisis while in Crisis

In this guest blog, Dean Curtis, President and CEO of ICIS looks at the significant role the industry has, and will, play in this crisis together with its prevention and the recovery. Read more

26 May 2020 11:01 Guest Blog

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New sorting technology can help overcome recycling business disruptions

Plant design automation and technology advancements lead to increased purity rates, while requiring fewer manual sorters. Read more

20 Apr 2020 10:51 Guest Blog

Setback or shock: when will plastics demand bounce back from coronavirus?

Under a ‘shock’ scenario, demand destruction poses real risks for polymers. Read more

14 Apr 2020 12:13 , Guest Blog

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From time to time it's nice to catch a new opinion; sometimes people have something specific to say that's worth sharing — that's why we've created the BP&R Guest Blog.

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