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Sep 13, 2021 Hellmuth Fischer Medal 2022 – Call for Nominations
Works in the fields of electrochemistry, corrosion or corrosion protection will be honored
Sep 06, 2021 Simone Angster heads DECHEMA communications
Simone Angster has taken over as Head of Communications at DECHEMA on September 1, 2021. She is responsible for the internal and external communications of DECHEMA e.V. and is press spokesperson for ACHEMA, the world's...
The market analysis conducted as part of the BBI-funded CAFIPLA project, which is developing a new technology for obtaining biobased chemicals and products from biowaste, shows high potential for four customized biobased...
Jul 26, 2021 Finalists of the second ISC3 Innovation Challenge selected: Ready, set, here are the changemakers!
62 first-class applications were received from 28 countries and six continents.
Jul 14, 2021 ACHEMA-Innovation Challenge - Winners nominated at ACHEMA-Pulse
At the ACHEMA Innovation Challenge, the teams „Otto Normal“, „Data Barber“ , „MT DeepWater“ and „Banius - Intelligent Process Optimization have convinced with their five-minute pitches
Jul 01, 2021 Andreas Förster takes over as Executive Director of DECHEMA
As of July 1, 2021, Dr. Andreas Förster is the new Executive Director of DECHEMA. At the same time, the DECHEMA Office will be reorganized with two new divisional heads. Thereby, the scientific society intends to even better...
Jun 22, 2021 Apply now for Catalysis awards
Until the 17th September 2021 catalysts can apply for the Jochen Block Prize and the Otto Roelen Medal.
Jun 07, 2021 These are the finalists of the ACHEMA Innovation Challenge
Eight teams have impressed with their concepts and will present them as part of the ACHEMA Pulses on June 15 from 3 to 5 pm.
May 27, 2021 Industrial Bioprocessing Award for two young Scientists
Dr. Maike Kuschel, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma, and Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jürgen Heidebrecht, Technical University of Munich, were awarded the Industrial Bioprecess Award for their doctoral theses.
Apr 21, 2021 Is process simulation fit for the future?
This question is addressed by the experts of the ProcessNet working committee Process Simulation, Process Synthesis and Knowledge Processing in their current position paper.
Apr 13, 2021 Finalists of the ACHEMA Start-up Award selected
Ten start-ups have made it to the finals of the ACHEMA Start-Up Award. At ACHEMA Pulse in June, the young companies will present their solutions to the global audience.
Mar 15, 2021 Current trends in the process industry: international dialogue more important than ever
Digitalisation, hydrogen, resilient supply chains or faster R&D processes – at ACHEMA Pulse, they take prominent positions in the programme. This digital event offers a hub for all those who want to participate in the...
Mar 01, 2021 ACHEMA Innovation Challenge starting soon
Individuals and teams of students, young professionals and from startups can still register for the ACHEMA Innovation Challenge. Those who develop the best solutions for the implementation of digital methods and artificial...
Feb 25, 2021 Jochen Block Prize for Ulrich Hintermair
The 2021 Jochen Block Prize of the German Catalysis Society goes to Dr. Ulrich Hintermair from the University of Bath. The award is in recognition of his seminal work in developing new methods for studying molecular...
Feb 09, 2021 Alwin Mittasch Prize 2021 goes to Johannes A. Lercher
Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Lercher, TU Munich / Germany. is honored for his contributions in catalysis research.
Jan 25, 2021 ACHEMA Pulse – the new digital flagship for the process industries sets sail
With ACHEMA Pulse on 15 and 16 June 2021, a brand new format is launched. The global virtual live event's primary goal is to bring people, ideas and technology together to explore opportunities for collaboration and...
Jan 18, 2021 Deadline Extended: ACHEMA Media Award 2021 - Looking for journalistic coverage of science and technology
Due to the postponement of ACHEMA, the submission deadline is extended to September 30, 2021.
Jan 11, 2021 Call for Applications for the Innovation Challenge in Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energies
The application period for the ISC3 Innovation Challenge in Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energies has just started. Contest applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021. The winner of the Innovation Challenge...
Dec 07, 2020 ACHEMA Innovation Challenge for the digitalization of the process industry
Who will revolutionize the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries through the innovative use of digital methods? At the ACHEMA Innovation Challenge young researchers and developers have the chance to convince industry...
Nov 26, 2020 ACHEMA Start-up Award 2021 – Deadline extended
In view of the current situation, the application period for the ACHEMA Start-up Award has been extended. The new deadline is 31 December 2020. Until then, prospective founders and start-ups can submit their business plan in...
Nov 25, 2020 DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award - Call for nominations
Young scientists who have made industrially profound contributions to bioprocess engineering with their PhD thesis are invited to apply for the DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award. The thesis should have been finished...
Nov 18, 2020 ACHEMA postponed to 2022 - ACHEMA Pulse in June 2021
ACHEMA 2021 will be postponed to April 4-8, 2022. From June 15-16, 2021, ACHEMA Pulse will offer the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and make new contacts.
Nov 03, 2020 Investor Forum 2020 - Meeting Point for Innovators, Investors and Leaders
Innovations for Sustainable Chemistry Economy value chain
Nov 03, 2020 ISC3 Innovation Challenge - Zila Works/USA wins 25.000 €
The start-up uses industrial hemp to change the way that plastics are made.
Oct 12, 2020 Catalyzing Innovation through Investments in Sustainable Chemistry
The second edition of the Investor Forum will explore how sustainable chemistry can support innovations in achieving the SDGs.
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