ISC3 – International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre

Pitch – Training for the finalist of the Innovation Challenge 2021

  • September 14th , 2021 10:00-12:00 CEST - Pitch training: Group Session 1

The pitch training will help our finalists improve their pitching skills in order to successfully present their innovation in front of investors.

  • September 21st, 2021  10:00-12:00  CEST - Pitch training: Group Session 2

After a personal feedback from our trainers, our finalist start-ups now have the chance to show their improved pitch skills in prep of our Inverstor Forum 2021.

Workshops on Life Cycle Assessment on the 2nd and 9th of September (4.30 pm CET) for GSS

Webinar 1: Introduction to sustainability and environmental sustainability assessment (2nd of September 2021, 4.30 pm CET)

  • In this first Global Start-Up Service Lvl. 2 Support Webinar will is focussed on the three pillars of sustainability.
    It offers an overview of methods to assess environmental sustainability e.g. life cycle assessment, SDGs, Planetary Boundaries, Science-based targets, MÖK, Consumption Footprint, Chemical Product Footprint, Distance to target) is given and benefits in context to start-ups are highlighted.
    Particular attention is given to life cycle assessment, its standards and benefits.
    Particpipation is limited to ISC3 GSS onboarded start-ups.

Webinar 2: Case studies of environmental sustainability analyses (9th of September 2021, 4.30 pm CET)

  • The second ISC3 Global Start-Up Service Lvl. 2 Support Webinar on sustainability will focus on case studies related to environmental sustainability assessment.
  • Relevant case studies e.g. life cycle assessments from the chemical industry and bioeconomy are presented.
  • Challenges, pitfalls and opportunities for start-ups conducting environmental sustainability assessments are highlighted.
    Particpipation is limited to ISC3 GSS onboarded start-ups.

Investor Forum 2021 9-11 November 2021

The Investor Forum 2021 will take place

9-11 November 2021 in the afternoon (CET).

In case of any questions please get in touch
with Astrid Ewaz.

More information and all updates can be found here.


Global Week on Sustainable Chemistry - 8-12 November 2021

With a Global Week on Sustainable Chemistry, the ISC3 strives to raise international awareness for the concept and the actors in this field. The Week takes place in 8-12 November 2021 as an international, online event, with the goal to present the relevance and fascination of Sustainable Chemistry with a cross-sectoral approach. With the Global Sustainable Chemistry Week, the ISC3 will offer a platform for all stakeholders to present their projects, business models, and research activities. Learn more here.

6th Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference - online

The 6th Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference will take place online – live and on-demand on 16-18 November 2021.

In its 6th edition, the conference addresses the role of chemistry in contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference is chaired by Prof. Klaus Kümmerer, Director of the ISC3 Research & Education Hub and Director of the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry of the Leuphana University, and organised by Elsevier. The conference aims to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for participants from academia, industry, politics, NGOs, and other areas to address today's sustainability challenges.

Abstracts can be submitted until 28 May 2021 here.

Learn more and register here.