keyboard_arrow_upEvonik acquires innovativeHealth Group
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Evonik has concluded a purchase agreement to acquire innovativeHealth Group (innoHealth), with the transaction due to be completed before the end of March. Headquartered at the Scientific Park of Madrid (Spain), innoHealth’s technology platforms screen and combine natural ingredients and extracts to generate novel dermocosmetic products with synergistic activities. The company will be part of […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAPPMA urges government to engage with them on COVID-19 plan of action
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The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) says the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in South Africa has once again highlighted the dangers the country’s lacking water infrastructure poses for the most vulnerable in society. Jan Venter, CEO of SAPPMA, says frequent hand washing with soap and clean water is one of the first […]

keyboard_arrow_upDischem will limit customers to six units an item to stop panic buying
keyboard_arrow_downDischem will limit customers to six units an item to stop panic buying

Dischem Pharmacies has decided to limit the number of items consumers can purchase with immediate effect. This is in response to government’s call on citizens to refrain from excessive purchasing and stockpiling goods as it intensifies its efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19). Minimise panic buying With immediate effect, shoppers will be able to purchase […]

keyboard_arrow_upAzelis awarded EcoVadis Gold rating for a second time
keyboard_arrow_downAzelis awarded EcoVadis Gold rating for a second time

Azelis’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for the second time in a row. EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chain. Its CSR assessment methodology covers 198 purchasing categories, 155 countries, and 21 CSR indicators. […]

keyboard_arrow_upPlant-based tech used to develop viable COVID-19 vaccine
keyboard_arrow_downPlant-based tech used to develop viable COVID-19 vaccine

Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Quebec City, has successfully produced virus-like particles (VLP) of the coronavirus in just 20 days using proprietary plant-based technology. The company did so successfully after obtaining the SARS-CoV-2 gene, which is the virus causing the COVID-19 disease. Production of the VLP is the first step in developing a vaccine […]

keyboard_arrow_upYoung scientists invited to apply for travel grant to attend IFSCC Congress
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Young scientists and students from least developed countries are eligible to apply for the 2020 Rainer Voegeli Travel Grant to attend the IFSCC 2020 Yokohama Congress in Japan. The winner of the IFSCC 2016 Congress’ Applied Research Award Winner, Rainer Voegeli, donated the full amount of his award (CHF 7500) for travel grants for students […]

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise continues profitable growth path in 2019
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise continues profitable growth path in 2019

Symrise AG continued its profitable growth course and achieved all its targets in 2019. With the acquisition of ADF/IDF, the company further reinforced its position in North America and expanded its product portfolio in the pet food market and in natural product solutions for the food industry. Taking portfolio and exchange rate effects into account, […]

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global postponed in wake of Coronavirus outbreak
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global postponed in wake of Coronavirus outbreak

In-cosmetics Global, which was planned to take place from 31 March to 2 April 2020 has been postponed to 30 June to 2 July. Reed Exhibitions made the announcement following the escalation of COVID-19 in Europe. Health and safety Speaking about the announcement, Cathy Laporte, portfolio director at Reed Exhibitions, said: ‘The health and safety […]

keyboard_arrow_upSami-Sabinsa Group receives three awards for its Ayurveda-based cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downSami-Sabinsa Group receives three awards for its Ayurveda-based cosmetics

Sami-Sabinsa Group has been honoured with three awards by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) at the third edition of its Beauty, Wellness and Personal Care Awards. ASSOCHAM acknowledged Sami-Sabinsa Group’s founder and chairman, Dr Muhammed Majeed, for his immense contribution towards shaping the Indian Cosmeceutical industry by presenting him with […]

keyboard_arrow_upAzelis joins Together for Sustainability
keyboard_arrow_downAzelis joins Together for Sustainability

Azelis has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), a global initiative for sustainable supply chains. This follows on Azelis’ membership to UN Global Compact and Gold rating from EcoVadis, thus testifying to the company’s resolute course of action to be a catalyst of change when it comes to sustainable business models and become benchmark for the […]