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The five finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge come from Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and USA. The theme of the current competition, organized by the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3), is "Sustainable Building and Living".The winner will receive prize money of 25,000 euros. In total 47 outstanding innovations from 6 continents and over 15 countries were submitted.
Five companies convinced with their concepts and presentations and qualified for the final round:
Learn more about the five finalists in short video-presentations on
The winner will be announced at the Investor Forum and Innovation Showcase (October 21-23, 2020, online).
The finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge 2019/2020 were chosen by a panel of 16 international, independent reviewers from the ISC3partner organizations, the ISC3Advisory Board, and external experts assigned by the ISC3.
ISC3 is a new independent, international institution promoting and developing sustainable chemistry solutions worldwide. It is a globally acting institution, a multi-stakeholder platform, and think-tank that engages with civil society, politics, and the private sector to contribute to international chemicals policies and the formation of a global network for collaboration, innovation, research, and education on sustainable chemistry. The ISC3 was founded in 2017 on the initiative of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the German Environment Agency (UBA). It is hosted by the German giz (Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit) and supported by its Research & Education Hub at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, and Innovation Hub at DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt.