Strategic Partnership to Advance Modern Chemical Production
Dr Detlef Kratz (President, Group Research at BASF) and Professor Ian Walmsley (Provost of Imperial College London) sign the new framework agreement, July 2022 | Photo credit: Fergus Burnett
BASF has a long-established strategic partnership with Imperial College, London and together they have recently begun a new phase to advance modern chemical production.
Darren Budd, Commercial Director BASF UK & Ireland comments, “Our partnership with Imperial College, London is an important collaboration and exciting for innovation within the UK. The connection between Business and Academia is essential as we learn so much by listening to each other.”
Dr Christian Holtze, Academic Partnership Developer and Principal Scientist for Flow Chemistry at BASF, said: “We appreciate the excellent infrastructure and cutting edge-research at Imperial. The cross-disciplinary approach and the impact-driven mindset are why we’ve selected Imperial as our primary academic partner in the UK – one of a select few strategic partners worldwide.”
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Developing Flow Chemistry
“This research is a real opportunity to complement world-scale production with a more flexible alternative.”
Dr Christian Holtze
Academic Partnership Developer and Principal Scientist for Flow Chemistry at BASF