Innovation will be key to addressing world’s sustainability challenges

Innovation will be key to addressing world’s sustainability challenges Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Bahrain, inaugurated, the 6th R&I Summit, as chemical industry leaders called for greater focus on innovation Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 March 2019 – Greater focus on innovation will be needed in the chemical industry…

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GPCA launches Innovation Competition as part of R&I Summit

GPCA launches Innovation Competition as part of R&I Summit Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 February 2019 – The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) is proud to announce the launch of the GPCA Innovation Competition as part of the 6th Research and Innovation Summit taking place on 13-14 March at ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands, Bahrain.…

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GPCA PlastiCon and R&I Summit to take place in Bahrain this March

GPCA PlastiCon and R&I Summit to take place in Bahrain this March   GPCA conferences will be held under the patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Bahrain   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 January 2019 – The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) is proud to…

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4th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit: Regional Petrochemical Industry Must Boost Innovation Capabilities to Ensure Cost Leadership

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 12, 2017: Speakers at the 4th GPCA Research and Innovation (R&I) Summit, which took place on March 7-9 in Bahrain, called on regional chemical and petrochemical producers to create an innovation culture that nurtures the development of local innovation capabilities to sustain the industry’s global cost leadership in an increasingly…

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GCC chemical companies open their doors to outside innovation, finds GPCA survey

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; March, 2016: GCC chemical producers are increasingly opening their doors to innovative insights and ideas from research institutions, academia, customers, suppliers and technology providers to identify new business opportunities and maintain their competitive edge, says a new survey by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). The report Unlocking Open Innovation…

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Foster Open Innovation to retain competitiveness, advises GPCA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; February, 2016: With research and development spend from the GCC’s petrochemical industry on the rise, the region must focus on collaborative innovation in order to survive, advised the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). According to GPCA research, investments in research and development (R&D)—a key indicator of innovation—were estimated at US$529…

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Culture of innovation must be all-pervasive

CULTURE OF INNOVATION MUST BE ALL-PERVASIVE Chemical producers in the GCC should foster a culture of innovation throughout their organization, says Moayyed Al Qurtas, if they are achieve the high performance they seek John Baker London Innovation is a multifaceted activity and should not be thought of as restricted solely to research and development, maintains…

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