To reach out to entrepreneurs that are developing sustainable chemistry solutions in all regions of the world, the ISC3 is setting up a global network of multipliers. The ISC3 Spiderweb Network represents the vision of a growing network of organizations and individuals with a shared vision of sustainable chemistry as an important contribution to the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. Its actors foster the support of innovators in their regions, mobilize resources and knowledge towards sustainable chemistry solutions and empower other players, in particular start-ups, to join the community.
The National Agency for Research and Innovation of Uruguay (ANII)
The National Agency for Research and Innovation of Uruguay (ANII) executes the strategic Research and Innovation policy guidelines in Uruguay. It promotes, articulates and strengthens the capabilities of the National Innovation System to achieve a sustainable, productive and social development of the country. Thanks to an adequate legal framework and a proper information technology infrastructure, the Uruguayan National Innovation System has the potential to become a role model for the Southern Cone. ANII holds the presidency of the newly formed Network of Latin American Innovation Agencies "RELAI".
Brightlands Chemelot Campus
At Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, entrepreneurs, scientists and students work together in the fields of performance materials, process technology and biomedical solutions. This results in the building of bridges between research and innovations in companies. The campus and the adjacent Chemelot industrial park form together one giant laboratory where the brightest, highly qualified experts from universities and the business community work together. Brightlands Chemelot Campus is part of Brightlands, an open innovation community made up of four campuses that are working on the major challenges in the fields of materials, circular chemistry, health, agri-food, data science and smart digital services.
Forum Startup Chemie
The Forum Startup Chemie is an open forum that aims to significantly increase the number of successful, young and innovative chemistry and biotechnology companies by providing uncomplicated access to established companies, infrastructure, investors and information. The initiative stands for transparency and continuous support of start-ups in all stages - from idea to market success.
The Forum has been jointly launched by Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland (BAND), Business Angels Rhein-Main (BA-FRM), German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), German Chemical Society (GDCh), DECHEMA German Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DECHEMA), German Startups Association, and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). Any organization or person interested in active participation can join the Forum Startup Chemie as a stakeholder and get involved in the forum's working groups.
Green ChemisTree Foundation
The Green ChemisTree Foundation – India is a registered non-for-profit organization founded with the vision to bring forth technical know-how regarding green chemistry and engineering applications amongst the chemical community including industry, academia, research institutes, government bodies, and students. The foundation´s focus has been majorly on the process industry covering sectors such as pharmaceuticals, dye, and pigments, agrochemicals and specialty fine chemicals. Green ChemisTree Foundation collaborates with various local and international experts and agencies to create diverse initiatives to accelerate the implementation of Green Chemistry & Engineering to achieve Environmental Sustainability. Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW) is the Green ChemisTree Foundation’s flagship convention, a platform that brings all stakeholders of the Indian Chemical Industry together to deliberate on innovative solutions, best practices and tools in the domain on Green & Sustainable Chemistry.
Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a public start-up accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their start-ups and use Chile as a foundation. Today, Start-Up Chile is the leading accelerator in Latin Amerika, among the TOP 10 globally, and one of the biggest and most diverse start-up communities in the world. Start-Up Chile has been a global game-changer. After it was created, 50 countries followed suit and created similar programs.
youthinkgreen Egypt is a social enterprise educating and empowering youth to apply sustainable ecological solutions to global challenges and problems through designing world-class hands-on and empowerment programs for young people. The organization annually arranges a Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Youth Program in Egypt. The main goal of the organization is to educate and empower young emergent environmental entrepreneurs to create innovative solutions to Egypt’s most pressing sustainability challenges and developing start-up models for such solutions.