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Roche Headquarter

Roche announced that it has acquired Stratos Genomics, an early-stage sequencing technology company to advance the development of Roche’s nanopore sequencer. The acquisition provides Roche access to Stratos Genomics unique chemistry, Sequencing by Expansion (SBX). The Roche nanopore sequencer, once developed, will utilise a novel approach that combines electronic and biological components to sequence DNA for fast, flexible and cost-effective clinical diagnostic testing. “Roche is dedicated to creating innovative...

Production

DSM introduces new value offering to its high-performance fibers business

Royal DSM announces the launch of a value offering product portfolio for ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), Trosar. In line with the growing demand for materials solutions that deliver higher strength and durability, Trosar will bring the unique benefits of UHMWPE within reach of more manufacturers, including those from the hard and soft ballistic UD, rope, netting, and aquaculture industries. The new material grade underlines DSM’s commitment to use science and innovation to deliver solutions that...

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Case Studies

The Contipure Aseptbloc DN at Spitz uses gaseous hydrogen peroxide for sterilisation, and can handle 24,000 containers per hour

Sliced bread, BBQ sauces, drinks - the portfolio of the food and beverage producer Spitz in Upper Austria is highly diversified. Demand for energy drinks, juices and ice tea is particularly high at present. Too high for the company’s only aseptic line, which at times was even running in four shifts. Which is precisely why the people responsible at Spitz decided to upsize their filling capacities. Thanks to the fine performance of the existing wet-aseptic technology, they opted once again for Krones - but this time...

White Paper

White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published

Unlocking the enormous wealth of catalysis research data: This is the aim of a new initiative of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS). In the recently published white paper "The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences", experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.

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