20 Oct '11, 1am

Chemical experts to share ideas on green innovations

Chemical experts to share ideas on green innovations

SINGAPORE: Chemical experts from Singapore and Japan are meeting at a two-day conference starting Thursday to share ideas on green innovations. The inaugural "Japan-Singapore Chemicals R&D Conference 2011 - Innovation for Sustainable Growth" will be held at Biopolis, Singapore. The conference will bring chemistry experts together to share and exchange ideas on cost-effective and eco-friendly chemical processes. The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is one of the organisers of the event. Among the nine speakers scheduled to speak on the first day is Professor Kenichiro Itami of Nagoya University, Japan. He will showcase an ideal chemical synthesis useful in the development of materials science and pharmaceutical science.

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