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Formulate Your Product Development Process for Commercial Success,
Chemical Safety and Sustainability

As regulatory pressures on the chemicals industry are increasing, demand for performance products featuring new materials continues to proliferate. In order to ensure that safety and quality are not sacrificed, it is essential for the chemical industry plan strategically for long-term success.

Elsevier R&D Solutions provides research data and analytics technologies, helping chemical companies launch commercially successful new compounds and improve existing ones, while efficiently managing costs, chemical safety and regulation.chemicals and materials

Chemical R&D

Elsevier R&D Solutions empowers chemists to choose the right chemistry target more quickly and de-risk the New Product Development process from regulatory pressure with access to essential chemistry research.

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Chemical Manufacturing

Elsevier R&D Solutions empowers manufacturing engineers to more quickly design, test and train staff to achieve a safe, compliant and efficient chemical production line with visibility into chemical engineering data.

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How Do You Get to Alpha?

Alpha has many meanings, but for us Alpha is that moment when a chemist, researcher or engineer reaches a chemical product and process innovation milestone. It may happen in an instant, but it’s the result of years of unrelenting focus, skill and persistence.

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How Do You Get to Alpha? - Chemicals R&D Solutions | Elsevier

Elsevier's R&D Solutions for the Chemicals Industry


Reaxys helps chemical companies develop and improve chemical products by supporting synthesis optimization and enabling the identification of desirable and undesirable chemical properties in intermediate and end products.

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Knovel helps the chemical industry tackle development and production challenges by providing visibility on substance suitability for specific applications and best practice data relevant to piping, chemical engineering and processing, and EHS compliance.

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ScienceDirect helps chemical researchers validate opportunities for NPD growth and optimize research and experimental approaches by providing visibility and in-depth insights on the latest state-of-the-art chemistry developments and chemical applications.

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Scopus enables chemical companies to identify experts and potential research partners, benchmark fundamental research competencies, and generate new business opportunities based on scientifically validated breakthrough technologies.

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China’s Chemical Industry: Moving Towards Basic Research

China’s Chemical Industry: Moving Towards Basic Research

China’s new Five-Year Plan has ambitious goals for the chemical sector, which include improving local innovation in areas like new energy, new materials and modern coal chemicals.

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What to Consider When Expanding R&D in China as a Multinational Chemical Company

Growing competition from local companies in China means multinationals must focus more on exploratory chemical R&D – but there are key factors to consider before expanding.

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How Are You Keeping Up? - Chemicals

The Materials Revolution is Here: How Are You Keeping Up?

Is your organization properly leveraging materials innovation and applications? Find out how you compare to top industry performers and get new ideas to drive commercially successful new product development, and more.

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