ACHEMA Start-Up Award

Creating the future of chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology

In the run-up to ACHEMA 2024, DECHEMA, the Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain and the High-Tech Gründerfonds are announcing the ACHEMA Start-up Award to support creators of tomorrow in paving the way for innovations in chemistry, process engineering and biotechnology!

On the road from registration via the finals up to the award ceremony at ACHEMA you will make valuable contacts and gain visibility for your company. Up to ten finalists showcase their solution at ACHEMA for one week to the international community and meet their future customers and business partners. And the company with the most convincing business plan gets 15,000 Euro prize money!

Register now!

Looking for Doers and Creators

as participants:
innovative start-ups and companies in incorporation with competitive ideas
as partners:
small, medium and large enterprises willing to shape their industry
as supporters:
organisations, associations and media who want to pave the way for innovation

The Competition

The competition consists of three phases:

  • ideas can be submitted until 2nd June 2023
  • concepts can be submitted until 1st September 2023
  • and business plans can be submitted until 1st Dezember 2023.

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