ACHEMA Start-Up Award

Create the future of chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology!

Participate in the ACHEMA Start-up Award!

Become a participant, sponsor or supporter!

Good ideas and young companies need support in order to bring innvotation to market and develop new business opportunities. They require access to experienced mentors, a strong network and financial ressources.

As a participant of the ACHEMA Start-up Award, the stage is set for you!

For the third time, entrepreneurial scientists, future founders and owners of start-ups are called to apply for the ACHEMA Start-up Award - for the first time also on an international scale.

Submit your ideas, concepts or business plans in the fields of chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology. 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 in April 2022 to the international expert audience. In addition, the three winners will receive 10,000 Euro each.

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The Competition

The competition consists of three phases:

  • ideas can be submitted until 31 March 2020
  • concepts can be submitted until 31 July 2020
  • and business plans can be submitted until 31 December 2020 - deadline extended!

Looking for Doers and Creators

Participants: innovative start-ups and companies in incorporation with competitive ideas

Partner: small, medium and large enterprises willing to shape their industry

Supporter: Organisations, associations and media who want to pave the way for innovation



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