Behind the scenes @Amsterdam

Datum 19 oktober 2018

This year, the VNCI celebrates its 100th anniversary. This memorable fact is marked with a number of 'Behind the scenes' events at various locations throughout the country. On Friday 19 October, the University of Amsterdam - ACID will be our host.

ACID is the annual joint event of the UvA's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, the Amsterdam Green Campus and the Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam. They will inform you about the latest chemical developments and innovations in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Furthermore, ACID offers you a glimpse into the kitchen of a number of (chemical) companies.

Together, we not only look back on exciting innovations, but above all, we look ahead and celebrate the renewal of the chemical industry. You can expect surprising topics and an inspiring look behind the scenes.


Behind the scenes @Amsterdam will focus on Innovation and Human Capital
Are you interested in chemical inventions and innovations? Do you know what Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has to offer in that respect? Find out at Behind the scenes & ACID! Three Amsterdam chemical innovation organisations, the VNCI and several (chemical) companies are pleased to invite you to Behind the Scenes & ACID on Friday 19 October 2018.

This interactive network and workshop event informs you about the latest chemical developments and innovations in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Furthermore, you will meet chemists from other companies (from startup and SME to multinational) and academia as well as representatives of the Topsector Chemistry and National funding agency NWO. A great opportunity to find potential partners, research funding and/or future employees to accelerate your innovations!



The event will take place at and around Science Park Amsterdam
Pre-registration is already possible via email.
Participation is free of charge. A final program and detailed information about the location will follow with the official invitation. You are invited to send us specific or general research questions and topics to discuss (in open or confidential setting) with your registration. 




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The morning programme starts with a look behind the scenes at a number of (chemical) companies up and around Science Park and in the Port of Amsterdam. The afternoon programme will contain plenary lectures about the chemistry employee of the future, how to valorise an innovative business idea, circular chemistry and more.
The day ends with a poster session, a drink and a dinner buffet.