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 the fields of chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology.


For the third time DECHEMA, Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain and High-Tech Gründerfonds are looking for ideas, concepts and business plans in the fields of chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology. For the first time participation is also possible for international founders.

Up to ten finalists will have the unique opportunity to present themselves and their solutions first at ACHEMA Pulse in June 2021 on the virtual stage, then live at ACHEMA from 4-8 April 2022 at a dedicated stand and in a special pitch session to the international expert audience. The three winners will be announced at ACHEMA and will receive 10,000 Euro each.

The ACHEMA Start-up Award is presented by DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V., DECHEMA Ausstellungs-GmbH, Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The ACHEMA Start-up Prize is also supported by the German Chemical Society (GDCh), the Association of German Engineers (VDI), the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI) and the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) as well as the Business Angels Network Germany and the Forum Startup Chemistry.

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