05 - 15 September 2019
The Award is a part of the Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge by ISC3 and the Elsevier Foundation and aims to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities.
The Entrepreneurial Spirit in Sustainable Chemistry Award wants to inspire the scientific community to bring sustainable solutions to the markets. Honored are ideators and entrepreneurs who strive to solve urgent issues of environment and society and hence contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The award, worth 25,000 EUR, promotes entrepreneurs in the field of sustainable chemistry with promising innovations. It evaluates start-ups in terms of market potential, business models, technological innovation and impact as well as its transformative potential for developing and emerging countries. If applicants have developed projects in high-income countries, an appropriate knowledge transfer to developing countries is required, for example through local implementation partners.
Learn more about the challenge: https://www.isc3.org/en/activities/research/the-elsevier-foundation-isc3-green-sustainable-chemistry-challenge.html