Agrichemical giant Bayer has won EU antitrust approval for its US$62.5 billion acquisition of Monsanto, Reuters reports, on condition that Bayer sells off substantial parts of its business. If the merger goes ahead, it would create a company with control of more than a quarter of the world’s seed and pesticides market.
Agrichemical giant Bayer is increasing its insecticide research capabilities by building a €45 million, 11,000m2 greenhouse at its Monheim site in North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany.
US-based biotechnology company Celgene has completed the first phase of a renovation at its Summit West campus in New Jersey that will house a state-of-the-art cellular immunotherapy manufacturing centre.
Dr KH Gharda, founder, chairman and managing director at Gharda Chemicals talks to Savita V Jayaram, about challenging conventional wisdom in chemicals.