Our partners: an association built on expertise in the research chain
The greenification of the chemical industry is a complex challenge. A successful transition in this respect can only be achieved through interdisciplinary collaboration. This is why academia and industry are joining forces in ARC CBBC, a consortium supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Top Sector for Chemistry, and NWO (the Dutch Research Council), in a concerted effort to contribute to the achievement of the climate goals set down in the Paris Agreement.
Utrecht University, founded in 1636, is an international research university of the highest quality and the alma mater of many leading names, academics and scientists.
The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. By providing high-quality education and research in a broad range of disciplines, they distinguish themselves in the international market.
Royal Dutch Shell has been at the forefront of developments in fuel technology. Much of this research has been conducted at the Shell Technology Center in Amsterdam, which has pioneered important chemical processes and products.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers.
AkzoNobel is a leading global producer of paints, coatings, and specialty chemicals. AkzoNobel has several production and research facilities in the Netherlands.
Over the course of the nearly 400-year journey, Nouryon (former AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has built up a wealth of expertise and forged long-term customer partnerships.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) supports a strong system of sciences in the Netherlands by encouraging quality and innovation in science.
The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs promotes the Netherlands as a country of enterprise with a strong international competitive position and an eye for sustainability.