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Sichuan Energy Investment signs MoU with hte
HEIDELBERG, Germany [November 24, 2022]
Sichuan Energy Investment (SCEI) and hte – the high throughput experimentation company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a satellite laboratory in Heidelberg to accelerate SCEI’s R&D activities. The collaboration focusses on building a green innovation platform for improving carbon footprints in the chemical industry.
On November 15, Sichuan Energy Investment and hte - the high throughput experimentation company (hte), a subsidiary of BASF, held a memorandum of understanding signing ceremony at the Sichuan Energy Investment Building in Chengdu. Wang Cheng (Chairman and General Manager of Sichuan Energy Investment), Han Wei (Vice President Innovation Campus Shanghai, BASF), and Bernd Sachweh (Vice President Special Projects Asia, BASF) attended and delivered speeches.
Zou Zhongping (Director of Sichuan Energy Investment), Wolfram Stichert (CEO of hte), and Stefan Altwasser (Director Business Development at hte) signed the contract on behalf of the parties.
hte has amassed a great deal of expertise in the field of high throughput technology over the past 20 years through the successful development, design, construction, and operation of high throughput R&D test systems all over the world. Under the MoU, SCEI and hte will cooperate in catalysis R&D on various applications. Building a joint innovation platform for green and low-carbon development in the chemical industry is the main goal. For this reason, a SCEI satellite lab is scheduled to be set up at hte’s laboratories in Heidelberg, Germany.
Wang Cheng, Chairman and General Manager of Sichuan Energy Investment, stated that “SCEI and hte have a deep development foundation and broad cooperation prospects in the field of new energy and the chemical industry. I believe that the cooperation between Sichuan Energy Investment and hte, which provides complementary advantages, resource sharing, and mutual benefit, will surely promote the development of Sichuan Energy Investment New Energy and Chemical Industry to a new level.”
Wolfram Stichert, CEO at hte, comments, “We are delighted that Sichuan Energy Investment has placed its trust in us. In the face of current global market challenges, we welcome the opportunity to establish a win-win collaboration with such a strong partner and contribute value through collaborative innovations."
At hte – the high throughput experimentation company, we make R&D in the area of catalysis faster and more productive. We enable cost-effective innovations and reduced time to market for new products, thereby allowing our customers in the energy & refining, chemical & petrochemical, and environmental industries to keep ahead of the competition.
Our technology and services comprise:
- R&D Solutions: highly efficient contract research programs at hte’s state-of-the-art laboratories in Heidelberg, Germany
- Technology Solutions: integrated hardware and software solutions, enabling our customers to establish high throughput workflows in their own laboratories.
Our customers benefit from broad technical and scientific expertise, exceptional customer orientation, complete end-to-end solutions, and outstanding data quality. Our close ties with BASF guarantee long-term orientation and stability.
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