3rd Annual ACS Entrepreneurial Summit

The 3rd Annual ACS Entrepreneurship Summit will be held on September 17-18, 2015. The theme for this year is “Spotlighting the Efforts of Large & Small Chemistry-Based Innovators.”

The ACS Entrepreneurial Summit is an event hosted by the American Chemical Society (ACS) highlighting the interplay among chemical entrepreneurs, investors, and large innovators as they work towards advancing chemistry-based innovation into the market.

At this year’s Summit, corporate partners will shed light on their innovation processes and interests, industry experts will discuss their best practices, top-performing entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses, and ACS Divisions and other organizations will share additional resources available for stakeholders interested in chemistry-based entrepreneurship.

CSW members are invited to attend.

Click here to register for the event

September 17th (9am-5pm)
September 18th (9am-3pm)

National Education Association, Auditorium
1201 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Lunch will be provided, but seating is limited.
Register by September 7th to ensure a spot!

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Keynotes will be provided by Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, ACS Executive Director & CEO (left), and Dr. Rita McGrath, Professor, Columbia Business School (right).


erc_summit_newsletter_promoCorporate Spotlights:

Participants will include representatives from BASF, the Dow Chemical Company, Eli Lilly and Company, Michelman, Procter & Gamble, Royal Dutch Shell, SABIC, Sanofi US, and the Sherwin-Williams Company.

Featured Panels:

Panels will include topics such as developing market intelligence, best value propositions, investor relationships, and effective pitches, as well as spotlights of our top-performing chemical entrepreneurs and resources from ACS Divisions and collaborative organizations.


To learn more about the 3rd Annual ACS Entrepreneurial Summit, or to register for the event, visit the Summit’s homepage. Two lucky attendees could even win an iPad Air 2!