European Technology Platform For SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY


2015 SusChem Stakeholder Event

Date: 08/06/2015 › 09/06/2015 Location: Sheraton Brussels Hotel Address: Place Charles Rogier, 3. Brussels, 1210, Belgium Price: Free

Following the recent publication of SusChem’s Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA), we are happy to announce that registration for 2015 Stakeholder event is now open. This event will take place on the 8th-9th June at the Sheraton Rogier Hotel in Brussels.

Theme of the event:

Implementing the New Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda

The event will include a number of exciting activities and present important new developments for the SusChem community, including:

  • The presentation of the key highlights addressed in the SIRA by SusChem Board members followed by a stakeholder breakout discussion on how to translate the SIRA into action! 

  • conclusion from the breakout session discussions to be addressed in a lively panel debate on day two, and

  •  the latest news and activities from our SusChem National Technology Platforms (NTPs).
See video highlights from last year's event:

Open Innovation SME Workshop and Brokerage Event

Date: 09 June 2015
Time: from 12:00 to 18:00
Venue: Sheraton Rogier Hotel in Brussels

As part of SusChem's goal to foster collaboration between big chemical players and SMEs, we will host a special Open Innovation SME workshop and Brokerage Event on the 9th of June, following the 2015 SusChem Stakeholder event.

Why Attend?
Come learn about the funding instruments available to SMEs at the EU level and experience first-hand the creation of new partnerships as innovative SMEs from across Europe pitch their brilliant ideas and technologies to big chemical companies.

More Reasons?
Leading Entrepreneurial Companies – more than 20 leading SMEs, from across Europe, looking to connect to industrial partners and investors will present their elevator pitches in these three fields:

  • ICT for chemical and bio-tech processes
  • Eco-innovation technologies
  • Advanced materials and nano-technologies

Leading Multinational Chemical Companies – players like BASF, Bayer AG, Solvay, Dow, DuPont, Arkema, Repsol, DSM, EVONIK, AkzoNobel,Clariant – keen to connect to SMEs will have key representatives present.

Dedicated SME poster Session  – more than 20 leading SMEs, will have poster presentations detailing their innovative technologies.

Speed Dating Brokerage Session – opportunity to network and set one-on-one meeting appointments with the 150+ participants from industry, academia, RTOs, leading experts and policymakers who have already registered to attend our SusChem Stakeholder event.

Who Should Attend?
The aim of this workshop is to facilitate the development of new partnerships and to start building the bridges needed to foster successful collaborations between SMEs and big chemical  companies. For this reason anyone interested in innovation and SMEs in Europe can attend, including:

  • SMEs
  • Industry
  • Academia
  • NGOs
  • Policymakers
  • Venture Capitalists
Registration for this event is in conjunction with the 2015 SusChem Stakeholder event.  

Practical Information:
For a complete overview of the 2015 SusChem Stakeholder Event please refer to the draft agenda here.

NOTE: Accommodation is available at Sheraton Rogier Hotel in Brussels for the days of the event. SusChem has arranged for rooms to be blocked at fix rate through May 29 2015 at this following link

The directions on how to reach the event's location are available here

We look forward to meeting on the 8th and 9th June in Brussels!