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John C. Warner featured in the Smithsonian’s “Inventive Minds” Exhibit

WBI’s Founder and CTO, John C. Warner, is currently featured in the “Inventive Minds” exhibit at Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C.. Located in the Lemelson Hall of Invention and Innovation, the ongoing exhibit focuses on inventors and their processes in bringing innovation to life. In this short clip, Dr. Warner speaks on the path that […]

John Warner on Green Chemistry’s Golden Opportunity for S&T Students

Venturewell.org March 14, 2017 Green chemistry is evolving to respond to a host of health and environmental challenges. Like most complex social issues, future science and technology professionals and entrepreneurs will be charged with addressing these problems through innovation. They will have their work cut out for them, but there will be tremendous demand for […]

WBI Receives DOE SBIR Award for an Innovative Approach to Desalination

February 28, 2017, Wilmington, MA – Dr. John Warner, President and CTO of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry (WBI), announces WBI’s receipt of a Phase I SBIR award from the Department of Energy (DOE)* for a program entitled “Low-cost, light-switched, forward-osmosis desalination system.” This award furthers WBI’s mission to build a greener world […]

WBI receives DARPA STTR Award for biofiltration of Volatile Organics in Air

  February 22, 2017, Wilmington, MA – Dr. John Warner, President and CTO of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry (WBI), announces WBI’s receipt of a Phase I STTR award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)* for a program entitled Multiplexed Biofiltration of Volatile Organic Compounds.  The program will be performed in […]

Mosher Award goes to John Warner

FEBRUARY 13, 2017 ACS NEWS Mosher Award goes to John Warner John C. Warner, president and chief technology officer of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, is the winner of the 2016 Harry & Carol Mosher Award, given annually by the ACS Santa Clara Valley Section to recognize and encourage outstanding work in chemistry, […]

Rethink how chemical hazards are tested

John C. Warner & Jennifer K. Ludwig 16 August 2016 John C. Warner and Jennifer K. Ludwig propose three approaches that would help inventors to produce safer chemicals and products. Around the world, safety regulations are being revised as new information about the health and environmental effects of chemicals becomes available. In June, US President Barack […]

Benign by design: the long road to biodegradable drugs

7 July 2016 Elly Earls http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com For decades pharmaceuticals have been designed to be as stable as possible, so by the time they reach their eventual recipients, there’s no danger they’ve been degraded. The problem is that these long-lasting drugs are not only carrying out their intended function, they’re leaving our bodies still undigested and […]

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