Are you interested in chemical inventions and innovations? Do you know what the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has to offer in that respect? Find out at the ACID!

We kindly invite you to the annual Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day on 20 October 2017. 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!

This year’s event will take place on Friday 20 October 2017 from 12:30-19.00 at the laboratories of the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Science (HIMS), at Science Park Amsterdam.

Provisional programme (English spoken):

12:00     Lunch, registration and posters

13:00     Plenary lectures on chemical innovations

14.00     Coffee break

14.30     First round parallel sessions*

15.15     Second round parallel sessions*

16:00     Poster session and drinks

17:30     Dinner buffet

19:00     End

* Topics will range from current challenges (e.g. energy transition, analytics, biomass valorization, CO2 utilisation) to information about regional opportunities and facilities (e.g. funding, entrepreneurship, labtours, support at Science Park).


Please save the date! Pre-registration is already possible via email. Participation is free of charge. A final programme 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.

For more information and registration go to the website. Please register before 6 October 2017.  Participation is free of charge.

We are looking forward to welcoming you on October 20th!


Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Science  (HIMS)

Amsterdam Green Campus

Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam (ILCA)