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Eight finalists can still hope to claim one of the three podium places: On 11 June 2018, the winners of the ACHEMA-Gründerpreis (ACHEMA Start-up Award) will be announced in the opening session of ACHEMA. The prize is endowed with 10,000 Euro for each winning team.
Finalists come from very diverse fields such as peptide synthesis, heating systems or nano volume dosage:
These eight finalists will be present during the whole week from 11-15 June 2018 at the ACHEMA-Gründerpreisstand in Hall 9.2, C84. At the ACHEMA Start-up Forum on Tuesday, 12 June 2018, potential customers, cooperation partners and investors can gain more insights in the companies and their technologies and learn from presentations by Accenture, Evonik, Merck and Hogan Lovells which parameters and conditions are key to successful innovation.
Entrepreneurial scientists, future founders and owners of start-ups were invited to apply for the ACHEMA-Gründerpreis. 21 candidates submitted to the scrutiny of the experts, ten were invited to for a presentation to a highranking expert jury. Eight finalists have the opportunity to present their innovation to the global expert community, three winners will receive 10,000 Euro in addition.
The ACHEMA-Gründerpreis is awarded for the second time in 2018. It is organized by DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V., DECHEMA Ausstellungs-GmbH, Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The premium partners Accenture, Merck and Evonik are involved in the ACHEMA-Gründerpreis. Clariant and HoganLovell’s support the award as partners. The ACHEMA-Gründerpreis is also supported by Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI), Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) and Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen (AiF) as well as Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland, eXist and the GO-Bio competition.
Additional information at www.achema.de/gruenderpreis.