The ISC3 will be present at this year´s ACHEMA exhibition and trade fair (11.-15. Junue 2018) in Frankfurt, Germany.
The triennial event is the world´s largest forum for chemical engineering and the process industry, offering a panorama of up-to date tech-nology trends and a technology platform with a worldwide signaling impact. The ISC3 will be hosting a fair stand at the Innovation und Research Hall jointly with the US-based initiative Think Beyond Plastic, an accelerator and think tank advancing commercialization of research and innovation with focus on circular materials, circular design and innovative packaging. The partners will provide international start-ups and entrepreneurs with the opportunity to showcase their businesses at the ISC3 booth and within a speed-pitching session at the hall´s discussion corner.
Pitch Presentation at ACHEMA Trade Fair in Frankfurt: Global Innovation Showcases
12 June 2018, ACHEMA, Exhibition Hall 9.2 Discussion Corner
Chemistry is facing the biggest challenge in its history: Meeting the needs of a sustainable future. In cooperation with the US-based accelerator platform Think Beyond PlasticTM the ISC3 presents five start-ups at its booth in exhibition hall 9.2 to showcase Sustainable Chemistry innovation. In a Pitch Presentation, hold on June 12th at ACHEMA Discussion Corner, the accelerator platform Think Beyond PlasticTM and four of the young entrepreneurs presented their innovative solutions for the new plastics economy.
Presentations and short portraits of the start-ups are available at Service > Documentations now!
Media Lunch at ACHEMA: Sustainable Chemistry: Reinventing a 150 year old industry
11 June 2018, 1 p.m., ACHEMA, Exhibition Hall 9.2 Room Dialog
Chemistry is facing the biggest challenge in its history: Meeting the needs of a sustainable future. What are the challenges for the chemical industry on the way to sustainable development? What needs to change? What are the prospects of sustainable chemistry? And how do we shape the transformation of a 150 year old industry – for the greater good? The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) addresses these questions on a global scale. Learn more about the ISC3 and its groundbreaking work during the press-lunch on Monday, June 11th at 1pm.
- Friedrich Barth, Managing Director of the ISC3
- Dr. Andreas Förster, Director of the ISC3 Innovation Hubs
- Tony Bova, CEO and Co-Founder of GrowBioplastics
Media representatives are invited for a counter lunch afterwards.
Download Short Portrait of GrowBioplastics: Englisch (pdf)
Press release: Sustainable Chemistry: Reinventing a 150-year-old industry for the greater good
Chemistry is facing the biggest challenge in its history: To meet the needs of a growing population in a world of scarce resources and growing environmental problems chemistry has to reinvent itself to become a key solution provider for a sustainable future. The emerging concept of Sustainable Chemistry offers a new system thinking based approach to transform the more than 150-year-old chemical industry. To promote Sustainable Chemistry innovation worldwide the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) was established in 2017 as a new international, independent institution.
Press release: A successful start into a new era of Sustainable Chemistry – the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3)
The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) is a new independent, international institution promoting and developing sustainable chemistry solutions worldwide. As a globally acting independent institution, multi-stakeholder platform and think tank the ISC3 is committed to supporting the global breakthrough of Sustainable Chemistry. With its transformative agenda the ISC3 contributes to achieving the Global Sustainable Development Goals by fostering innovation and enabling new sustainable business models in the chemicals sector.
Download Press release: English (pdf)