Market Updates

Malvertising - The Malicious Ad Campaigns
March, 2019

As Malicious Advertising (Malvertising) is a type of online attack in which malicious code is hidden within an online advertisement for spreading malware, it is the most sophisticated threat faced by unsuspecting users. Once the malware code enters the end-user’s browser, it can lead to a number of harmful exploits such as data breaches, identity theft, ransomware and more.How it works? Individuals visits a website, it does not matter whether the sit [...]

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The Rising Adoption of Blockchain in Telecom Industry
March, 2019

Blockchain is the future for high volume and complicated transaction processing which requires more security as well as transparency. Blockchain links the record by using cryptography which offers more secure and scalable environment by storing subscriber identity information in a safer way. Due to the increasing need within telecom to secure the information stored in an intangible platform, blockchain provides a secure ledger of transaction which will be useful and can enhance the security between multiple parties involved in handling digital [...]

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Europe Invest €10 Billion – Wants to Lead Path of Climate Neutral Markets
March, 2019

European commission announced the investment of €10 billion in clean technology with aim to lead in the movement towards climate neutral market. Last year, the European Commission adopted the long-term vision of climate neutral economy by 2050 and this announcement within three months is aligned with the commitment.The newly created ‘Innovation Fund’ would provide financial assistance to the biggest innovation potential and matured projects while working in synergy with InvestEU and other programs by Europea [...]

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Another Recession Looming Around the Corner - You May Choose to Believe!
March, 2019

Many experts and economists are predicting another recession in coming year. People’s perception and the indicator chosen varies, but they all are claiming one thing that the recession is coming, and another stimulus may not be able to hold it longer. Let us try to understand few approaches here.Chemical Industry Capacity Utilization: The chemical industry is one of the largest and most diverse industries globally. The relevance and requirement for chemical is all across the industries and [...]

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Azelis Strengthens its Position in the Indian Food Segment
March, 2019

Azelis announced the acquisition of distribution activities along with food laboratory of MK Ingredients & Specialties and SSD Industries in India. The MK Ingredients & Specialties and SSD Industries is a family owned business. The firm’s employees and management together will work for better efficiency and effectiveness. MK Ingredients & Specialties and SSD Industries is recognized for its principle and its relationship with the customers. It caters to some food segment applications and non- food segment applicati [...]

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Circular Economy and Commercial Viability - What is Expected 10 Year Down
March, 2019

The circular economy has been touted as the end-goal by the European chemical industry in past year. But what remains a mystery is the billion-dollar; where does it actually stand and what is the commercial viability given current status of technologies and developments. Global leaders in the chemical industry presented their opinions on the current status and answering the given question.As the leaders presented their views in IdentiPlast, two strikingly different positions came out with optimism of

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Solar Powered Variable Message Signs in Real-Time Traffic Management
March, 2019

Solar powered variable message signs (VMS) are now used extensively to reduce energy consumption and thereby reducing the overall total cost of ownership in many applications like traffic system control, transportation, municipal system. Recently, solar powered VMS are being used to provide dynamic and real time information to the driver. Solar powered variable message signs solutions can be installed where traditional electricity lines are not available or a distant place from electric connection. Considering these factors, the adoption of sol [...]

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions Spin-off - Win-win for Both Sides
February, 2019

Specialty Products division of DowDuPont’s announced that spin-off for the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) via divestment creating independent new business entity. This entity would be operated and managed by the same existing management with support from Gyrus Capital, a Geneva-based investment firm. The details revealed that DSS would continue to maintain the DuPont heritage with access to DuPont logo, sites, knowledge, capabilities, resources, and current name for some time. The DSS would also retain the intellectual rights to servi [...]

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FDA approved the first generic version of GSK’s Advair Diskus
February, 2019

The FDA has approved the first generic version of GSK’s Advair Diskus, a fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder product in January of this year. The generic drug known as Wixela Inhub developed by Mylan is indicated to treat patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including bronchitis and emphysema. Wixela Inhub is expected to available in the market from late February. The generic product will be available in the 250 mcg/50 mcg strength for COPD and for asthma the drug is available at 100 m [...]

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Europe to be the first region for clinical trials on CRISPR technology
February, 2019

The first real world clinical trial testing is initiated in Europe for the gene editing technology “CRISPR”. The Europe based clinical trial is initiated in late 2018 for blood disorders sickle cell anemia or beta-thalassemia. As many as 12 patients with these conditions were enrolled for the trials with the likely completion date of the project being in 2022. The first molecular disease identified was the Sickle cell disease and there is no cure found for this disease still. CRISPR technology has provided a ray of hope for this con [...]

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