Chemistry of Innovations - BASF Podcast

This podcast is the audible innovation magazine of BASF. Discover every month how Chemistry can help to shape our future.

0 Likes     0 Followers     1 Subscribers

Sign up / Log in to like, follow, recommend and subscribe!

Website
http://www.basf.com/podcast
Description
This podcast is the audible innovation magazine of BASF. Discover every month how Chemistry can help to shape our future.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2007-04-04 00:00
last episode published
2010-03-17 00:00
publication frequency
46.57 days
Contributors
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
24
Rss-Feeds
Detail page
Categories
Education Science & Medicine Natural Sciences Higher Education Educational Technology

Recommendations


Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
17.03.2010

Basotect: An intelligent foam with many applications

Basotect is an intelligent foam which, thanks to its versatility, can be used in simple as well as technically demanding applications. It can be used for cleaning hard surfaces, as a sound absorber in sound studios or as thermal and sound insulation in...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
3.03.2010

A potato with a special starch

This is a special edition of BASF's audio magazine for innovations on the occasion of the EU approval for commercial cultivation of the starch potato Amflora. With the help of plant biotechnology BASF developed a special potato named Amflora. The starc...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
17.02.2010

iGloss: Scratch-resistant clearcoat for cars

The new, extremely scratch-resistant clearcoat iGloss not only provides auto bodies with a brilliant and robust exterior, but also gives them even longer-lasting scratch resistance. To achieve this leap forward, the researchers modeled their work on na...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
28.10.2009

Achieving Climate Protection with Eco-efficiency

Every product leaves some ecological traces behind. But how can you record all of the relevant ecological criteria involved in the production and use of a product? This is a question that BASF has already been working on for many years, and it has deve...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
15.09.2009

Chemistry makes solar energy more economical

As a part of the future energy mix with other energy sources solar energy can make a sustainable contribution towards a low carbon society. In the production and improvement of the photovoltaic technology chemistry plays an important role. New kinds of...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
22.06.2009

Option for Climate Protection - Gas Scrubbing captures CO2 from Flue Gases

In order that less CO2 is emitted into the air, we have to use fossil fuels in a more economic and efficient way. But in the future, there could also be an additional way to avoid CO2 emissions. BASF is developing technologies with which the CO2 can be...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
20.04.2009

Plant Health - Fit with Fungicides

In the agricultural industry plant diseases such as fungal attacks can seriously damage the production of foodstuffs. According to estimates, more than 40% of the crop yields that are theoretically achievable are lost because of threats such as plant d...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
18.03.2009

Lithium Ion Batteries - The Energy Store of the Future

In comparison to other battery types, lithium-ion batteries have some major advantages. For one, they are the most efficient battery on the market right now. In order to make a decisive improvement on today's technology, BASF, together with other compa...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
11.02.2009

Chemistry makes wind energy more economical

It is generally less well known that modern wind turbines would hardly be conceivable without innovative solutions in chemistry. The huge rotor blades can be up to 60 meters long and are subjected to enormous dynamic stress. Here chemistry comes into p...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
15.10.2008

Food Fortification - Using Vitamins to Counter Malnutrition

According to UNICEF, 40 to 60 percent of children and young people in developing nations are affected by a lack of vitamin A. This makes it the most widespread form of malnutrition. Micro-encapsulated vitamin A that is added to staple foods such as oil...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
10.09.2008

Organic Photovoltaics - Flexible and transparent solar cells

In organic photovoltaics dyes are used that are able to convert light into electrical energy. Due to the extremely thin photovoltaic layer, flexible or even transparent organic solar cells can be produced. For instance, windows could be coated with org...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
13.08.2008

Ionic Liquids - Liquid salts with many talents

Ionic liquids are molten salts that are also in a liquid form at room temperature. The unique characteristics of these liquid salts are the very thing that makes ionic liquids so interesting for industry and could soon revolutionize a whole range of ar...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
8.07.2008

Video Podcast: Energy efficiency makes climate protection

Energy efficiency is the most important single future source of energy to supply the growing energy demand and to protect the climate. Being energy efficient in industry, mobility and housing will offer the biggest potential to use energy more efficien...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
9.04.2008

New catalysts for clean diesel vehicles

Today's diesel engines are more than a match for gasoline engines. In terms of design a diesel is much more efficient: It uses less fuel and emits less CO2. To purify diesel exhaust fumes is a challenge and only possible because manufacturers of cataly...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
10.03.2008

Better harvest in spite of climate stress

Climatic conditions such as heat or cold and rain or drought can determine whether a harvest turns out well or badly. With the help of plant biotechnology BASF Plant Science develops for example stress tolerant crops. In a targeted manner genes from ot...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
12.12.2007

Printed Electronics

We still have got a bit to go before we will have electronic newspapers. But still, with the help of printing technology, it is already possible today to produce not only newspapers but even electronic circuits. This allows an amazingly wide range of p...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
14.11.2007

Biodegradable Plastics

In general, there are two special characteristics that define bioplastics: either they consist of renewable resources, or they can be harvested directly from nature. Some bioplastics even fulfill both requirements. Bioplastics are suitable for numerous...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
10.10.2007

Innovative plasticizer for sensitive applications

Wherever people have physical contact with synthetic materials, then the material has to be extremely safe. Especially in applications such as foodstuff packaging, medical equipment and children's toys. Without chemical additives like plasticizers all ...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
12.09.2007

Cooler surfaces with special color pigments

In the car, at home, in the office. Dark coated surfaces that swallow the sunlight grow hot and give off the heat to their surroundings. An innovative development of color pigments now provides the effect of surfaces staying cooler. Even at deep black ...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
15.08.2007

Extremely long railway tunnels thanks to construction chemicals

In the construction process of the Swiss Gotthard Base Tunnel, which will be one of the longest train tunnels in the world, concrete has to fulfill conflicting requirements: On the one hand wet concrete must not harden while being transported through t...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
11.07.2007

Intelligent coastal protection takes impact of waves

The secret of coastal protection is not to work against the waves but with the waves. For example, a dike becomes more stable, when not simply letting the water bounce off its surface, but allowing the water absorb into its surface layers. Learn more a...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
6.06.2007

Fuel Cells – the next generation of power

Fuel cells are about a third more efficient than all other standard energy technologies - and the waste product is just water vapor. You can already find prototypes intended to supply power to laptops, mobile equipment, cell phones or supplying electri...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
9.05.2007

OLEDs - Organic Light-Emitting Diodes are the light of the future

Video wallpaper - just a millimeter thick - could transform your living room wall into a flat screen and electronic film as thin as a sheet of paper could serve as your screen for the internet, the news, images or games. In future, all of this will be ...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author
11.04.2007

Protecting the climate with modern chemistry

We can already save energy and generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions in many areas of life today. Many of our products, technologies and system solutions are used for energy-efficient construction. In this Podcast you will learn about intelligent and...
BASF SE - Corporate Innovation Communications author