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As you know, CIC delivers the CIC Newsletter direct to your inbox each Wednesday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your career. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the CIC Newsletter news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.


EcoSynthetix open innovation: An approach to accelerate development of sustainable nanomaterials
John van Leeuwen
This presentation will examine the current business opportunity for bio-based chemicals in our petrochemical world. We will explore what business areas are relevant today to the chemical industry for sustainable nanomaterials. At a high level, we will look at what timelines are we operating under to solve supply and demand constraints in the petrochemical industry and what this means for job prospects in research and commercialization pressures.
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Transformation of the P&P Industry from paper maker to wood biomass converter
Jean Paris
The conversion of pulping mills into integrated forest biorefineries can be viewed as consisting of four building blocks which can be implemented following different pathways: 1) Conversion of the pulp line into new fiber based products, 2) Extracting and converting wood components into biofuels and bioproducts, 3) Energy efficiency enhancement and intensive integration, and 4) Product delivery at the gate of the biorefinery and insertion into downstream processing chains. Details of each individual pathway will be covered in the presentation.
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Four things that turn off job recruiters before an interview
Gulf News
Looking for a new job in a competitive market is no easy task. What makes it more daunting is that many applicants don’t get any feedback from a potential employer. In fact, the majority of jobseekers once polled by CareerBuilder (75 per cent) said they never heard back from the company after submitting their application.
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Professional Development considered a focus for Fall 2015
CIC
The CIC offers various professional development courses for chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists to help further your technical knowledge and give you an edge in your career. Members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC receive discounts on fees for our courses and conferences.
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Heterogeneous photocatalysis for treatment of air and water and the production of hydrogen
Benito Serrano
At EcoSynthetix we thrive on lessons from both synthetic polymer chemistry and Nature. We have developed a Biopolymer Nanoparticle Platform and a Reactive Biobased Macromer Platform, among others. The technology has broad applicability for use in many different latex polymers, functional polyesters, polyurethanes, and epoxies.
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  Changing chemistry, changing the world
We transform green chemistry breakthroughs into green products, processes and services that enhance and preserve our quality of life and our environment for future generations. Changing chemistry can change the world.
 


 


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