The Impact of Industry 4.0 on ERP Software for the Chemical Industry

Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial revolution, is a term used to describe the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. The chemical industry is no exception to this...

How the chemical industry can leverage AI tools like ChatGPT and AR/VR

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools become more mainstream, chemical manufacturers are looking at ways to incorporate AI-driven technologies into their workflows, says Dijam Panigrahi, of GridRaster. Automation technology using AI can be programmed to complete...

Spinout develops open-source software for the pharmaceutical industry

A group of university research scientists has formed a company to adapt open-source academic chemical software for use in the pharmaceutical industry. Spinout OpenBioSim, from the University of Edinburgh, is working with pharmaceutical companies to...

‘Quantum advantage’ to improve drug discovery and development

A quantum computing start-up has partnered with IBM in a bid to solve complex issues in life sciences through quantum algorithms. This collaboration brings together IBM’s hardware, software and quantum applications expertise with Algorithmiq’s cutting-edge...

Sustainable, efficient manufacturing is driven by data

Data-driven technologies that characterise Industry 4.0, such as Process Analytical Technology (PAT), can reduce the environmental impact of processes and products, and help futureproof facilities. Martin Gadsby, VP at Optimal Industrial Technologies, explains how. Pharmaceutical...

The Digital Revolution: Why Chemical distributors are turning to digital

The global chemical industry has long been a pioneer in adopting new technologies, from the rise of the internet to big data analytics. But, like many industries, the pace of change has accelerated in...

AI for plant monitoring: platform or purpose-built?

Andrew Normand, UptimeAI partnership lead at Encora Energy, discusses which approach could be the right fit for your business. Industry 4.0 is the watchword for the fourth industrial revolution that’s taking place right now. Nearly every...

Industrial automation makes way for information automation

Collecting, analysing and extracting value from data is the next step in optimising industrial processes. But it’s still a sadly underutilised process, says Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs, InfinityQS. Automation has been the...

A warning to the chemical industry: harness the power of digital tech or be...

For years, chemical manufacturers and distributors enjoyed a relatively stable industry. However, the last two years have forced chemical companies into a choice: use digital technologies to drive growth or be left with an...

Evonetix demonstrates novel enzymatic DNA synthesis method

By Dr Raquel Sanches-Kuiper, VP of Technology at Evonetix Proprietary thermally-controlled synthesis chemistry will enable production of high quality DNA at scale, making it a key milestone in the development of Evonetix’s benchtop DNA synthesis platform. EVONETIX...