Green Chemistry Innovation in the Chemical Industry: Venturing and Start-Ups

Oct 16, 2012
Lowell Center for Sustainable Production • University of Massachusetts Lowell

The transition to chemicals, materials and products that are safer and made from sustainable feedstocks requires innovation and investment by the chemical industry to create new molecules, materials and manufacturing processes. Where is and where will this innovation and investment come from? What strategies are large chemical companies and small start-ups employing to bring more sustainable chemical products to market? Erik Rutten from DSM Venturing and Cora Leibig from Segetis will present perspectives and examples from a large chemical manufacturer and a small start-up, respectively.

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