Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) and Qatar University (QU) announce the renewal of the QAPCO Polymer Chair at QU, reported MENAFN. QAPCO’s MD & CEO, Dr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla, explained that research and innovations in polymers was a strategic priority for his company, creating new applications for polyethylene products and value-added for the Qatari economy, in line with the sustainable development targets of the Qatar National Vision 2030.

The Polymer’s Chair is based in the QU’s Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), which deals with a range of research topics including engineering polyolefins and polymer nanotechnology. CAM also works with QAPCO R&D team in developing biodegradable plastics and polymer based composite materials, according to Trade Arabia.