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  • Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda
    Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda

    When the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry “SusChem” was established in 2004, we followed the European Commission’s wish that the chemical and the biotechnological industries, along with other important European industries, should “get their act together” and formulate a strategy and a plan.

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  • Materials Technology - Implementation Action Plan Update 2009 Materials Technology - Implementation Action Plan Update 2009
    Materials Technology - Implementation Action Plan Update 2009

    The SusChem Materials Technology Group, chaired by Prof. Rùˆdiger Iden of BASF, Germany, consists of European experts in topics related to the design, preparation, analysis and application of new materials and nanomaterials in functional systems or devices.

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  • The SusChem guide to SME Funding in Europe The SusChem guide to SME Funding in Europe
    The SusChem guide to SME Funding in Europe

    Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) represent the vast majority (more than 90%) of businesses in Europe and operate in all sectors. SMEs are the backbone of Europe’s economy and are key to economic growth, innovation and prosperity...

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  • DECHEMA - Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical indusrty DECHEMA - Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical indusrty
    DECHEMA - Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical indusrty

    In 2011, the European Commission published a 2050 energy strategy and roadmap with the ambition to reduce the GHG emissions in Europe by 80-95 % below the 1990 level. The Commission Energy Union Package issued in 2015 outlined the European vision as a sustainable, low-carbon and climate friendly economy...

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  • SPIRE Brochure final SPIRE Brochure final
    SPIRE Brochure final

    A strategic research and innovation agenda

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  • Innovative Chemistry for Energy Efficiency of Buildings in Smart Cities Innovative Chemistry for Energy Efficiency of Buildings in Smart Cities
    Innovative Chemistry for Energy Efficiency of Buildings in Smart Cities

    Cities are crucial to the social, economic and entrepreneurial development of the European Union1. Today, almost 75% of European citizens live in cities and this trend will continue to increase during the coming decades...

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  • SusChem Vision for Europe 2020 SusChem Vision for Europe 2020
    SusChem Vision for Europe 2020

    The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem1) is a forum that brings together industry, academia, governmental policy groups and the wider society. Its mission is to initiate and inspire European chemical and biochemical innovation to respond effectively to society’s challenges by providing sustainable solutions.

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  • SPIRE leaflet SPIRE leaflet
    SPIRE leaflet

    What is SPIRE? a proposal for a European public-private partnership (PPP) dedicated to innovation in resource and energy efficiency and enabled by the process industries

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  • Educate to Innovate Flyer Educate to Innovate Flyer
    Educate to Innovate Flyer

    A key source of competitive differentiation for the European chemical and industrial biotechnology sectors is the human capital. It is, therefore, critically important that academia and industry collaborate effectively in building the skills capacity needed to enhance innovation in these sectors going forward.

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  • SusChem Strategy Enhancement Briefing Paper SusChem Strategy Enhancement Briefing Paper
    SusChem Strategy Enhancement Briefing Paper

    The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem) is a forum bringing together industry, academia and society.  Its mission is to initiate and inspire European chemical and biochemical innovation to respond effectively to society’s challenges...

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