Webinar: Nouryon 2019 Startup Challenge Imagine Chemistry: Advancing Sustainability Through Collaborative Innovation

Date: December 11, 2018Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Details on the 2019 Challenge Areas will be Announced 

Hosted by the GC3 Startup Network in partnership with

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Presenters from Nouryon will provide an overview of the Imagine Chemistry program, describe how it works, and debut the details on the challenge areas for the 2019 challenge. Solugen, a previous winner of the challenge, will present on their experience with the Imagine Chemistry program.

Nouryon, formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, is a leading specialty chemicals company with a purpose to be your partner in essential chemistry for a sustainable future. The company's success has been built on strong partnerships and it believes that collaboration is key to future success.

Imagine Chemistry is part of a set of open innovation activities at Nouryon, designed to form links with startups and scaleups, create valuable partnerships, and identify sustainable business opportunities for the company. Imagine Chemistry is a co-development partnership; the program and the on-line platform give innovators the right access, acceleration and means to develop their concepts and spread them across the world.


  • Danny Haynes, Common Application Team Leader, Corporate 
  • Gaurab Chakrabart, MD, PhD, CEO, Solugen, Inc.