Switzerland: The Success of Its Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Industries


The strong international presence of Switzerland’s chemicals industries — characterized by a major export market and substantial investment in its companies abroad — has helped to make the Swiss chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries among the world’s most successful.


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Stavros Papadokonstantakis

Stavros Papadokonstantakis studied Chemical Engineering (National Technical University of Athens, BSc+MSc, 1993-1998) and obtained his PhD in the field of "Modeling Chemical Engineering Processes with Neural Networks" in 2006. He has worked for 3 years (2003-2005) as engineering consultant in American Process Inc. (Atlanta, US - Athens, Greece) in the field of "Energy Monitoring in Pulp and Paper Industries".  Since 2007, he has been conducting research in sustainability aspects of process design (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich). Since 2014, as...Read more

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