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Innovation in the Chemical Industry: What, Why, and Challenges

Published: 11 December 2007

ID: G00182561

Analyst(s): AMR Research Staff

Summary

The underlying principle of innovation is change. Whether it's a change in product, process, policy, or organization, innovation is fundamentally about doing something or thinking about something differently. AMR Research recently surveyed more than 100 chemical companies, spanning the entire industry, about their views on innovation and their capabilities. The message that came through was simple yet powerful: innovate and grow, or risk competitive stagnation.

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