Companies club together

Williams, Dede
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/15/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 49, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of leading German companies in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and nutrition sectors to create the new industry association Industrieverbund Mikrobielle Genomforschung to promote microbial genome research. Founding members include BASF, Bayer CropScience, Degussa and Henkel. The association is planning to cooperate closely with the German research ministry BMFB, which is providing financial assistance, as well as academic research institutes.


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