European Technology Platform For SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY



  • Innovation Summit to feature Advanced Materials, Innovation Pact and Youth


    From 7 to 10 December the Seventh European Innovation Summit (7EIS) will set the stage for the future of innovation in Europe and SusChem will be there to highlight its contribution to sustainable innovation. 7EIS is organised by Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) and will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels. Cefic and SusChem are organising a special breakfast session on Advanced Materials for Energy on the morning of 8 December [...].

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  • 2015 LRI Innovative Science Award Winner Announced


    French researcher Dr. Alice Limonciel was awarded the €100,000 LRI Innovative Science award, one of Europe’s largest research grants for early career scientists, at an award ceremony at Cefic’s 17th Annual Long-Range Initiative (LRI) Workshop in Brussels on November 18, 2015 [...].

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  • Chemistry for the Future – Solvay Prize 2015


    Solvay has announced the winner of its 2015 Chemistry of the Future prize: Professor Ben L Feringa from the University of Groningen. Professor Feringa received the award from Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium during a ceremony on 18 November, 2015 at Le Palais des Académies in central Brussels. Professor Feringa was awarded this prestigious prize principally for his work on supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology. Read the Solvay press release here [...].

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  • Sustainable Chemistry for a Sustainable World


    From 30 November to 11 December 2015, world leaders will meet in Paris at the Conference of the Parties (COP-21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Their objective will be to seek agreement on a global framework to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, strengthen climate resilience and mobilise global political will to address the global climate challenge. This is a challenge that requires the contribution of a sustainable chemistry sector [...].

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  • Sustainable chemistry solving the innovation puzzle


    Innovation – a simple concept and an essential one for the chemical industry is the message of a recent special report in ICIS Chemical Business that featured SusChem and the SPIRE PPP. Both Cefic’s Executive Director, Research and Innovation Pierre Barthélemy and Loredana Ghinea, executive director of SPIRE are interviewed in the article by ICIS editor John Baker [...].

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