Mergers and Acquisitions

BASF expanding China JV

BASF expanding China JV

By Nick Taylor

BASF and Sinopec are to invest $1.4bn (€1bn) in expanding their Chinese specialty chemical joint venture, adding 10 plants and increasing capacity at three existing sites.

BIO 2009: snapshot of an evolving biotech industry

BIO 2009: snapshot of an evolving biotech industry

By Nick Taylor

in-Pharmatechnologist's Nick Taylor looks back on BIO 2009, an event at which uncertainty about the development of the biotechnology industry’s future shape dominated proceedings.