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Shaping the future through innovation: Imerys renews partnership with MIT

As it seeks to take on the challenges and opportunities of the future, Imerys needs partners in innovation with whom it can fully leverage the latest emerging and transformative research.

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Because together is better, and both innovation and sustainability are best achieved by bringing together the world’s brightest on common platforms, Imerys reconnected with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) to leverage the insight and expertise of the leading players in global emerging technologies. This is one further example of a number of collaborations set up by Imerys Group where it works together with external experts, forums and startups with the future of the company and industry in mind. 

Chris Parr, Refractory, Abrasives and Construction Science & Technology Vice President explains the reasons for this partnership: “on the one hand, there are a lot of synergies between the research being done and our line of work, but on the other, we are just very eager to learn and take expert advice on emerging technologies and how they can support our drive towards sustainable innovation”.

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C.Parr and P.Jouffrey at the MIT

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