Plants-to-plastics pioneer Avantium appoints Ruder Finn to support international growth

Ruder Finn has been appointed by Avantium to support its mission to become a global leader in sustainable chemistry.  The Euronext-listed company has perfected systems for producing plastics and other chemicals widely used in consumer goods, using plant-based feedstocks instead of oil.  Avantium is best-known for pioneering the development of PEF, a 100% plant-based and

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Tech / healthcare partnerships: brave new world or false dawn?

News this week (1st May) that Gilead has inked a partnership with Alphabet subsidiary Verily is proof of the growing appetite tech and life science companies for working together. But, for all the lofty ambitions expressed in the business news pages, these companies are fundamentally different in many ways – not least in how they communicate. 

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