Author:Sonja Schulte

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Understanding the nature and location of hydroxyl groups on hydrated titania nanoparticles

TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs) are intensively studied and widely used due to their huge potential in numerous applications involving their interaction with ultraviolet light (e.g., photocatalysis and sunscreens). Typically, these NPs are in water-containing environments and thus tend to be hydrated. As such, there is a growing need to better understand...

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Iberchem announced agreement to acquire Parfex

The Iberchem Group, part of Croda International Plc. recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire French fragrance house Parfex S.A. (“Parfex”). Based in Grasse, France, Parfex will play an important role in Iberchem’s plan to increase its offering of sustainable and natural certified fragrances while hosting a new creative centre...

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Looking for microbiome-based technologies

IPA Singapore recently published the following request in its newsletter: Seeking microbiome-based technologies for skin health & performance for a global cosmetics and skin care developer with established brands in both traditional anti-ageing and skin health categories. The UK based company has strong existing research, product development, regulatory and claims...

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Symrise reorganizes business with cosmetic ingredients and perfume compositions

Symrise AG is reorganizing its Scent & Care segment, the business with fragrances, perfume compositions and cosmetic ingredients. The company wants to further develop its divisions strategically and continue its dynamic growth. Investments, sustainable technologies and processes will strengthen profitability at the same time. The company wants to offer customers...

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