SAUDI ARABIA: Sabic, ETH Zurich extend agreement for technology, innovation research

Sabic and ETH Zurich last year entered into a research collaboration agreement in the field of functional materials and nanotechnology. The new agreement will strengthen this alliance and allow both parties to form strategic partnerships. It also allows Sabic to develop advanced technologies in innovative solutions in many societal areas.

These initiatives with well-established scientific organizations and research centers "enable us to draw on knowledge and expertise from across the globe, and for Sabic researchers to work with world class teams of scientists in the respective joint research areas,” commented Ernesto Occhiello, executive vice president for Sabic Technology and Innovation.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 28 Jan 2013

(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)