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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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In addition to being a Gold sponsor at the National Congress on Catalysis, Clariant is also the sponsor of the Achievement Award presented by the Catalysis Society of China to the individual with the most significant R&D achievement in the catalysis field in China.
Throughout the week, visitors to the exhibition will learn how the Cardiff Catalysis Institute is developing catalysts to create a more sustainable future, whether by creating cleaner and more efficient fuels, reducing pollution, producing safer drinking water or transforming biomass into useful chemicals.
Torsten Kulke, Vice President Global Innovation Fragrance & Oral Care at Symrise, explained: "The opening of our catalysis lab underpins our commitment towards sustainability and innovation.
The National Research Council's Committee on the Review of the Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Science Program provides an in-depth analysis of the investment in catalysis basic research by this program of the US Department of Energy, concluding that the research has led to greater understanding of the fundamental catalytic processes underlying energy applications and contributes to long-term national energy goals by focusing on processes that reduce energy consumption or use alternative energy sources.
By endowing the chair, SABIC seeks to create a world-class center of ex- cellence in polymer catalysis based on a synergistic collaboration between the newly endowed KAUST chair and SABIC's own well-established exper- tise in catalyst development, a state- ment said.
He added that the company's quest for excellence in catalysis will be further supported through Sabic grants for post-doctoral fellowships and sponsorship of further research at Kaust.
Catalysis added that its biomarker identification initiative is designed to have major global public health applications.
has announced that Symyx Tools and Software are being used in the California of Technology's (Caltech) new Center for Catalysis and Chemical Synthesis (3CS).
The text has been authored with a balanced academic and industrial perspective of industrial catalysis by authors who have been instrumental in advancing the discipline.
Today, the remote city is the center of exploration on catalysis as more than 450 researchers spend their days toiling away devising new catalysts to boost fuel cell efficiency, with the team currently working to develop a catalyst that can extract hydrogen from methane.
This 40-page, four-color guide to processing Elastosil R solid silicone rubber describes planning, ordering, storage, mixing, blending and filling, catalysis, pigmenting, stabilizing and modifying, as well as extrusion, calendering, and compression and injection molding of Elastosil R.