Chemicals are everywhere. 90% of everyday products contain chemicals. In 2014, sales in the chemical industry amounted $3.5 trillion and are forecasted to double by 2030.
Yet, the chemical industry faces now unprecedented challenges, threatened by a disruptive wave of digital transformation and growing demands for sustainable practices.
Together with your early-stage idea, we can redefine chemistry for a more sustainable world.
That is why we connect you directly to world-leading multinationals, researchers and entrepreneurs in the chemical and materials industry as a potential launching customer with applications in:
- Circular Economy;
- Sustainable Processes and Materials;
- Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing;
- Digitization of Chemistry.
At the Brightlands Chemelot Campus you will have access to a unique world-leading innovation ecosystem in the fields of smart materials and sustainable production of chemicals.
Get the privilege to grow your business as an integrative part of a thriving ecosystem of leading multinationals (including DSM, Sabic, Arlanxeo, Avantium), renown research institutes (AMIBM, Brightlands Materials Center, CHILL, Chemelot InSciTe) and visionary investors (Chemelot Ventures, LIOF)
State-of-the-art facilities, a wide pool of specialized knowledge and expertise enable you to transform your product from early lab-research to high volume production scale: multi-purpose pilot plants, 3D printing facilities, cleanroom facilities, test and research laboratories.
Starting in October 2018, the intensive 10-week Venture Essentials program will help you acquire solid foundations for a validated and scalable business model followed by a pre-seed funding support and customer launch within our network of world-leading multinationals.
Venture Experts, regular masterclasses and coaching sessions will guarantee that you solve the right problem in order to save time and increase focus for the development of your solution.
The incubation program lasts up to 2 years, in which we provide monthly support and expertise on your current challenges to ensure a steady growth.
Become part of the few, who will impact the many.
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