What do we do?

We represent Chemistry for sustainability and Chemistry for life sciences business in the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam. Our mission is to stimulate and facilitate Innovation by connecting professionals.

For Business & Industry

The Amsterdam Chemistry Network can provide you with support while finding locations to settle, for example, at the port of Amsterdam. It is also the place to build and grow your professional network, find partners and collaborate. Next to that, ACN also aims to become the brand that represents the chemical industry and community which is present in the metropolitan region in Amsterdam.

For University & Research

It is becoming more relevant than ever, to connect academic research output to practice. For this, academics need to find end users to test, adopt and ultimately apply the new knowledge that is generated. Amsterdam Chemistry Network can provide academic researchers with those connections, help you find end-users of the technologies that you are working on. For students we also aim to function as an active job-portal.

For Start-ups

Technology intensive start-ups need different types of support. Starting from lab spaces, for example at the matrix innovation centres, or place to perform pilot runs, for example, at the Prodock or share lab facilities with other start-ups, for example, at the Open Kitchen Labs. We are here to support you with information and network to provide you with the tailor-made advise that you need. In our networking events you may also meet a potential investors, business developers and different kind of connections useful to your business.

Upcoming Events

Our events attract audience from students to experts, from academia, industry and startups.

Would you like to be the first to know about the latest events?

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Join the Network

ACN exists to creaT AN INNOVATION ecosystem that promotes CHEMICAL innovation.

For whom

  • Are you a student or professional in the field of chemistry/ sustainability/ circular economy/ food industry/ biotech?
  • Are you fresh on the job market or looking to make the next move in your career?
  • Do you want to be a part of a professional and vibrant community to strengthen your network?
  • Do you want to be informed of relevant events and meet-ups?

What’s in it for you?

  • Up to 3 introductions to relevant professionals from our network
  • Up to 2 hrs of consultation from ACN on a topic related to your study/ work
  • An ACN merchandise of choice
  • Access to members only* parts of all our events

The main partners of our Network

Argent Energy
Port of Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
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Individual membership fee €60 p/y
Renewed annually