Crystal engineering of active pharmaceutical ingredients helps improve solubility and dissolution rates

Drug molecules with limited aqueous solubility are becoming increasingly prevalent in the research and development portfolios of discovery focussed pharmaceutical companies. Molecules of this type can provide a number of challenges in pharmaceutical development and may potentially lead to slow dissolution in biological fluids, insufficient and inconsistent systemic exposure and consequent sub-optimal efficacy in patients, […]

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Environmental mandates set to boot biopesticides market

The global biopesticides market, valued at $1.72-bn in 2014, is expected to reach $4.17bn by 2033, at a CAGR of 9.9% from 2015to 2023, according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research. The growth is expected to be boosted by increasing consumer awareness about the consumption of organic food and growing usage […]

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Global flavours and fragrances market set to grow at 4% CAGR till 2020

According to a new market report published by US-based Lucintel, the future of the flavor and fragrance (F& F) market looks good with opportunities fine fragrance and cosmetic & toiletries industries. The global F&F market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2015 to 2020. The major drivers of growth for this […]

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Evonik and AkzoNobel begin work on membrane electrolysis plant in Germany

Evonik and AkzoNobel recently broke ground on a new membrane electrolysis plant in Ibbenburen, Germany. The new facility is due to come on stream by Q4 2017, with a nameplate capacity of around 130,000-MT of potassium hydroxide solution and approximately 82,000-MT of chlorine. The two chemical companies had established a production up this facility at […]

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