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Press Releases

Ready, set, here come the changemakers

Frankfurt am Main/Germany, July 15th, 2021 – The voting period of the second ISC3 Innovation Challenge that called for innovations in the field of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Chemistry Solutions just ended. It received a large number of top-notch applications from six continents and 28…

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ISC3 Innovation Hub at Achema Pulse 2021, the digital flagship event for the process industry focussing on Sustainability.

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, June 15th – June 30th, 2021 – The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) established a strong presence at this year’s Achema Pulse 2021. With over 960 international exhibitors from 38 countries and thousands of visitors from all around the world,…

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Extended Application Time! Launch of “Open Labs Brazil” - Ideas Competition for Start-Ups based in Brazil

Ideas-Competition for Sustainable Chemistry Start-ups in Brazil: Access labs and equipment to advance your business idea or model

Dear Brazilian Start-Ups,

we just extended our Open Labs Brazil ideas competition submission deadline for

innovative business ideas from the field of sustainable…

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Chemical Leasing Award - ISC3 member of Jury

The concept of Chemical Leasing was developed in 2004 by UNIDO to further a more efficient use of chemicals in production processes, changing the approach from volume to value. In 2009 the Chemical Leasing Award was founded to support and acknowledge best practices in the Chemical Leasing Concept…

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Launch of “Open Labs Brazil” - Ideas Competition for Start-Ups based in Brazil

April 6th, 2021, Rio de Janeiro - The SENAI Institute of Innovation in Green Chemistry, the SENAI Institute of Innovation of Biosynthetics and Fibers from SENAI CETIQT, the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) and the London-based company Clustermarket launched an Ideas…

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A new way to share R&D equipment arrives in Brazil

Making science more accessible for all innovators.

The UK based start-up Clustermarket, the SENAI Innovation Institute for Biosynthetic and Fibers from SENAI CETIQT, SENAI Innovation Institute for Green Chemistry and ISC3 have just agreed on a joint project with the aim of increasing collaboration…

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ISC3 Innovation Challenge 2021 on Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energies

Frankfurt am Main, February 1, 2021


The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) launched the call for applications for the ISC3 Innovation Challenge in Sustainable…

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2nd Investor Forum: Catalysing Innovation through Investments in Sustainable Chemistry

The second edition of the Investor Forum, 21 – 23 October 2020, organised by the ISC3 and Think Beyond Innovation Accelerator™, explores how sustainable chemistry can support innovations in achieving the SDGs. Participants will discuss the role of frontier capital and blended financing mechanisms to…

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To be more sustainable, chemical products need to be simplified

Researchers publish guidelines on how to rethink chemistry for a circular economy in a Science article

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New Partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America join the ISC3 Spiderweb Network

The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) joined forces with three new partners from Africa, Asia and Latin America: The National Agency for Research and Innovation of Uruguay (ANII), the Indian Green ChemisTree Foundation and the Egyptian social enterprise Youthinkgreen.

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Interviews & Statements

Statements by Friedrich Barth, ISC3 Managing Director ISC3: Watch ISC3-Video

Interview with Maria Krautzberger, President of the German Environment Agency (UBA) on the emerging concept of Sustainable Chemistry: Maria Krautzberger was interviewed by Paul Hohnen who chaired a number of sessions at the Conference on Mainstreaming Sustainable Chemistry in May 2017. (ISC3 Launch Event).