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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