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2018 Pharma Innovation Awards

By Karen Langhauser
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Wrapping up our bioprocessing category is MilliporeSigma’s Biopharma Product Recycling Program. The increase in single-use plastics waste is pushing biopharma manufacturers to address the environmental impact of currently utilized methods of disposal, such as landfilling and incineration, and question whether there is a better option.

How Does MilliporeSigma Help to Repair the Mississippi River?

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The Mississippi River is the United States’ most well-known river which serves multiple purposes, including drainage for 40 percent of the United States’ waterflow and creating fertile ground where agriculture, trade and cities have flourished for centuries. It also serves as the drinking water source for 50 cities and 20 million people. But with all this development along its riverbanks, it has been subjected to centuries of pollution — especially during heavy rainfall.

Getting Over the Hump

by Jeffrey Whitford
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I recently had an unprecedented experience: I got to an airport early. Not “Jeffrey early” meaning the boarding announcement is beginning as I hit the gate, but “normal people early” — a la two hours early. This afforded a unique opportunity — I actually sat down and ate a meal rather than taking food and shoving it in my face while hot-stepping it to a departing plane.

Teachers Learn How to Spark Early Interest in STEM Careers

By Christie L.C. Ellis
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To help fill a pipeline of future scientists and engineers, many teachers in the St. Louis area are “stemitizing” — integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts into all school subjects.

One such effort, STEMpact’s Teacher Quality program, trains 150 kindergarten through eighth-grade teachers on how to incorporate the concepts into their curriculum in hopes of building early interest in STEM careers.

Finalists for the International Responsible Business Awards Have Been Revealed

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The shortlist for Ethical Corporation's 9th Annual Responsible Business Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed and celebrated at a glamorous Awards Dinner ceremony on 9th October in central London.

Traveling Science Lab 'Curiosity Cube' Comes To Laramie 

By Klara Castillo
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Pharmaceuticals and biosciences company MilliporeSigma is stopping in Laramie this week to showcase its “Curiosity Cube.” What used to be a 22 by 10-foot shipping container is now a mobile science lab with interactive experiments. The Curiosity Cube allows kids to experience different technologies like high-tech microscopes, virtual reality, and 3D printers. 

Keep reading on WyomingPublicMedia.org

Curiosity Cube Teaches Kids About STEM

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A Laramie company has created a mobile science lab out of an old shipping container.

Watch the clip at KGWN.tv

Curiosity Cube Encourages Youngsters to Learn About STEM

By Patrick Wolfinbarger
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LARAMIE – Children and parents got more than fireworks this Fourth of July week as they participated in educational science experiments about the human body with the arrival of the Curiosity Cube.

Keep reading on Wyoming Business Report

Simplifying the Switch to Green Chemistry

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Global industries are redefining their core business strategies by adopting greener chemistry practices that are reinventing supply-chain ecosystems to design models that create value for all stakeholders – including the planet.

Less Space for Waste

As single-use technology becomes mainstream, biopharma companies need a better way to handle waste
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MilliporeSigma estimates that a single biopharma site produces about 12.5 tons waste per month that is eligible for recycling. As a leading supplier of single-use biopharmaceutical products, including single-use bags, tubing, connectors and filters, MilliporeSigma recognizes the need to reduce the environmental impact of its products.

In 2015, MilliporeSigma launched an exclusive partnership with Triumvirate Environmental in order to enable bioprocess manufacturing customers to fully recycle plastic single-use and disposable products.

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