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The winners of Imagine Chemistry 2018 have been announced!

Another group of 10 start-ups and chemical researchers will see their ideas move a step closer to commercialization after being named winners of the 2018 edition of Nouryon’ Imagine Chemistry challenge.

Find out who will be working with us to create a sustainable future.

The four joint development agreement winners (left to right): Green Lizard Technologies, Water Knight, Fero Labs, and Solugen

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“Collaborating with startups, scale ups and university innovators is truly inspiring. Together we can tackle so many challenges. That’s what we learned last year when we awarded 3 finalists with a joint development agreement. I’m looking forward to your ideas, the in depth discussions on our challenge platform and working with you at our 3-day collaborative event in Sweden. I hope this Challenge will be the start of a long lasting innovative partnership between you and us”. - Peter Nieuwenhuizen, Director RD&I & Sustainability, Nouryon

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