Expert views on chemical discovery and manufacturing: see the newest developments in chemical R&D

In our exclusive collection of white papers, interviews and articles, chemicals industry and research experts discuss major developments in chemistry.

Read about the impact of data-driven methods on chemical R&D and manufacturing, changes in environmental health and safety regulations, reaction engineering, and more!


Adapting workflows in agricultural chemical R&D - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Adapting workflows in agricultural chemical R&D

Increasing pressures are forcing R&D workflows to adapt so that they can more easily incorporate the latest data on each compound. Find out which two main areas these changes are impacting the most.
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Shared information enhances the development process - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Shared information enhances the development process

Developing new chemical products requires careful collaboration between R&D and manufacturing. Find out how crucial it is for both teams to have access to the same information at every stage — and the risks when they don't.
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Interview with Professor Alexei Lapkin - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Interview with Professor Alexei Lapkin, University of Cambridge

Reaction engineers are tasked with developing optimized and clean chemical processes that can be applied in the long term. In this interview, Professor Alexei Lapkin of the University of Cambridge explains some of the principles of reaction engineering and the role of data in this important field.
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Green & Sustainable Chemistry: From remedial to enterprising - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Green & sustainable chemistry: from remedial to enterprising

Yet, despite the prevalence of sustainability efforts throughout the industry, many companies have still not succeeded in putting the same business value on their environmental footprint as they do on cost and performance. With consumers increasingly demanding green their mission.
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The inevitability of chemical substitutions - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

The inevitability of chemical substitutions

As chemical R&D teams and manufacturing facilities take steps to reduce the potential for chemical hazards to occur by replacing substances of very high concern, collaboration among regulators, chemists, and engineers is required.
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Economic decisions in chemical process - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Economic decisions in chemical process optimization support green chemistry goals

In this exclusive interview, chemical industry expert John Parks talks about his experiences working in process design and evaluation with his team in the Fine Chemistry Services Global Business Unit at Albemarle. In particular, he discusses how they ensured that processes were economically viable and safe, and how those two concerns support the broader goals of green chemistry.
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Making It Work: Ideas for Improving EHS Risk Mitigation in R&D Amidst
Increasing Regulation - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Improving EHS risk mitigation amidst increasing regulation

In the chemicals industry, long-term business success requires that R&D resources and practices are able to adapt to fundamental shifts in regulations occurring in the market. R&D leaders have an opportunity to sharpen the EHS focus in new product development by leveraging data and information management strategies.
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Industry 4.0: Top Challenges for Chemical Manufacturing - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Industry 4.0: Top challenges for chemical manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is transforming chemical manufacturing. Companies are adapting to the digital world, recognizing the power of “connection” among products, production equipment and personnel. But transformation entails challenges. Some are specific to organizations, depending on where they are with regard to technology, operations and resources.
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Empowering innovation with new materials and applications - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Empowering innovation with new materials and applications

A new study from independent research firm Tech-Clarity identifies six lessons to help companies secure future revenue streams with a focus on innovation, while managing risk. The study examines the importance of new materials and applications and identifies how more successful companies improve their competitiveness by tapping into expanded sources of innovation, including the latest developments in materials.
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