Event calendar

01. Mai bis
31. Dezember 2023



From May 9, 2022, the best "green" business ideas will be sought again.

The PlanB start-up competition will once again be looking for and awarding prizes to the smartest "green" business ideas. Participants can win attractive cash prizes, improve their business idea, benefit from the large PlanB network or take part in coaching sessions. The prerequisite for participation is a business idea for bio-based products, processes and procedures or services for the bioeconomy. 

Details and procedure can be found here.

05. bis 06. Oktober 2022


CIEX - Chemical Innovation Exchange

CIEX 2022 - face to face with the chemical industry’s innovation experts

October 5&6, JW Marriott, Frankfurt Germany


CIEX is created for C-level R&D and Innovation experts from the consumer, industrial and specialty chemical sectors. CIEX is all about creating value – by bringing the right people together, creating synergies, and actively connecting potential partners.

Meet industry leaders through keynote presentations, panel discussions, round tables and casual networking sessions over two days. Speakers include CTO Clariant, CTO Johnson Matthey, CEO GFBiochemicals, CTO Clariant, CTO Nobian, MD Innovation Air Liquide and many more. 

06. bis 07. Oktober 2022


Chem-Match: Corporates meet Startups 2022 "Green & Digital"

Chem-Match: Corporates meet Startups 2022"Green & Digital" brings impetus to the chemical open innovationin terms of sustainable and digital transformation. The event matches corporates with startups from the fields of chemistry, biotechnology, bioelectronics, environment, sustainability, digital process management and digital innovation. 

Hessen Trade & Investwith the Enterprise Europe Network and the project partners CIEX Europe Conference, 5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health,International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3), Infraserv at Industry Park Höchst and the European IP Helpdesk offer this specialevent format for meeting and discussing about corporatestartup collaboration. 

Find agenda and detailed information here.