RAPID Member Companies Helping with Coronavirus

COVID-19, Process Intensification

University of Pittsburgh Research Team Manufactures Hand Sanitizer Amid Pandemic

RAPID project leader Götz Veser is currently working together with his graduate students (who also happen to be RAPID interns) to mix hand sanitizer by WHO specifications from donated chemicals. If you have some chemicals you are willing to donate, please contact Dr. Veser through his LinkedIn post.

Dow Chemical Adjusts Manufacturing Processes to Produce Hand Sanitizer and Will Donate $3 Million to Help COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Dow announced in a news release that they will donate $3 million to global organizations and local nonprofits to help COVID-19 relief efforts. The company is also repurposing a factory in Germany to produce roughly 300 tons of hand sanitizer per month, which it will donate to hospitals and pharmacies in Germany. A U.S. facility is also being repurposed for hand sanitizer, and the company will release more information in the near future, according to the release. Full Story.

50% off ELA300: RAPID's Fundamentals of Process Intensification eLearning Course

Due to the fact that many of our members are working from home, RAPID is now offering 50% off its Fundamentals of Process Intensification. Use the promo-code RAPID50 at checkout to access the savings.