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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.
Sep 16, 2020 Five Finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge selected
The five finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge come from Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and USA.
Aug 20, 2020 ACHEMA 2021: Stimuli for business growth
From 14 to 18 June 2021 the world's leading show for the process industry will open its doors in Frankfurt.
Aug 04, 2020 Whitepaper Evaluates Opportunities and Risks of Nanomaterials
How can the risk assessment of nanomaterials be harmonised while at the same time exploiting the full potential of nanotechnology? Whitepaper gives an overview of the current state of the art in risk assessment of...
Jul 22, 2020 DECHEMA’s first virtual CO2 World Tour - Five CCU plants you must have seen before you retire
DECHEMA brings you virtually to five of the most advanced and well known CCU plants in the world.
Jul 14, 2020 Cross-border infrastructure plays a pivotal role in decarbonizing industries
The case of ammonia production in the Antwerp-Rotterdam-Rhine-Ruhr-Area
Jul 10, 2020 EU project BioSPRINT: Biobased synthetic resins from hemicellulose
The hemicellulose fraction from side streams of the pulp and biofuel industry is the focus of the EU project BioSPRINT.
Jul 09, 2020 Apply now for Catalysis awards
Until the end of September catalysts can apply for the Jochen Block Prize and the Alwin Mittasch Prize.
Jul 09, 2020 CAFIPLA: The EU project to develop anintegrated strategy for the valorisation of biomass by combining a carboxylic acid and fiber recovery platform started on 1st of June 2020
Over the next three years, the CAFIPLA project promises to develop an innovative ap-proach to bio-economic applications by approaching the use of biomass more pragmat-ically than usual.
Jul 02, 2020 NFDI4Cat establishes research data infrastructure for catalysis
As one among nine consortia, the NFDI4Cat consortium will receive funding for establishing a National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) within the period October 2020 - September 2025. NFDI4Cat will focus on the field of...
Apr 15, 2020 New DECHEMA publication: Continuous biopharmaceutical production with single-use equipment
Experts have now analysed a continuous biopharmaceutical model process with single-use systems in a paper designed “by experts – for experts”
Apr 01, 2020 Finalists of the first ISC3 Innovation Challenge selected
The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) selected eight finalists of the first edition of its Innovation Challenge.
Mar 10, 2020 Research between biocatalysis and technical chemistry - Jochen Block Prize for Jan von Langermann, Rostock
The Jochen Block Prize honours the achievements of young scientists. It is endowed with 3,000 euros.
Feb 13, 2020 Call for nominations for Richard Willstätter Prize for Chemical Biology
outstanding long-time achievements contributed to a deeper understanding of chemical-biological processes are honored
Feb 10, 2020 Highly innovative and efficient synthesis methods Otto-Roelen-Medal for Frank Glorius
Prof. Frank Glorius from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster / Germany receives the Otto-Roelen-Medal 2020.
Jan 21, 2020 Call for Nominations for the ACHEMA Start-Up Award 2021: Create the Future of Chemistry, Process Engineering and Biotechnology!
Entrepreneurial scientists, young founders and owners of start-ups can now apply for the ACHEMA Start-up Award 2021.
Nov 19, 2019 ACHEMA 2021 with a new look and new focus themes
New focus topics, new event formats and a new website, register now as exhibitor for ACHEMA 2021!
Nov 14, 2019 DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award - Call for nominations
Young scientists who have made industrially profound contributions to biochemical engineering during their PhD thesis can apply until 15 January 2020
Jul 03, 2019 Alwin Mittasch Prize 2019 goes to Piet van Leeuwen
to honour his groundbreaking contributions to the molecular understanding of catalysis using organometallic complexes and their transfer into industrial hydroformylation.
Jun 18, 2019 Call for nominations for the Otto Roelen Medal 2020
Submission of proposals for the prize that is endowed with 5,000 Euro is open until 23 September 2019
May 21, 2019 AchemAsia opens in Shanghai
With 330 exhibitors from 16 countries and regions, the 11th AchemAsia in Shanghai opened its doors today.
May 16, 2019 Paving the way to a bio-based future for the European chemical industry
EU project RoadToBio publishes roadmap
Mar 14, 2019 White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published
In the recently published white paper experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.
Feb 25, 2019 AchemAsia 2019: Setting new standards
AchemAsia 2019 is setting new standards. Three months before the opening of the event on 21 May 2019 in Shanghai, the booked exhibition space already exceeds the final count of the 2016 event.
Feb 04, 2019 Björn Mathes is new Member of the Board of DECHEMA Exhibitions
From 1 February 2019, Dr. Björn Mathes will join the Board of DECHEMA Exhibitions. Before, he was Head of Events and Committee Support of DECHEMA e.V.
Dec 10, 2018 New Plastics Economy Investor Forum brings together innovators, investors and leaders from the consumer goods and plastic value chain
The first New Plastics Economy Investor Forum welcomed over 120 international investors, innovators and industry representatives in Frankfurt
Dec 04, 2018 Covestro CTO Klaus Schäfer is new chairman of DECHEMA
Dr. Klaus Schäfer, Chief Technology Officer of Covestro, takes over the chair of DECHEMA on 1 January 2019.
Nov 26, 2018 AchemAsia 2019 - Call for Papers
The AchemAsia conference focuses on topics that are highly relevant for China’s process industry. Papers can be submitted until 10 January 2019.
Nov 07, 2018 Alwin Mittasch Prize for Catalysis Research - Call for nominations
Wanted: International scientists who have made outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application
Oct 17, 2018 Electrolysis: the key to new value chains
Due to the energy revolution and the increasing share of renewable energies with volatile availability, the coupling of the energy and the chemical sector is gaining new momentum - and electrolysis is gaining in importance.
Jan 01, 1970 ACHEMA Congress 2021: Submission of abstracts open
Submission of presentations is now open until 16 October 2020.
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