Bring your chemistry-based innovation to market!


What We Offer

We empower entrepreneurs with access to informational resources, including ACS journal publications and the Chemical Abstracts Service SciFinder.

We help early stage companies develop their value proposition through advising and Tiger Teams, our panels of industry experts.

 We then invite our companies to showcase to potential investors and commercial partners at our pitch events.

Applications accepted throughout the year


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Entrepreneurial Showcase West

Janssen Research & Development
San Diego, CA 92121

A pitch event for chemistry-related startups

Other Upcoming Events

ACS Entrepreneurial Summit
September 17-18, 2015
Washington, DC

Entrepreneurial Showcase East
October 2015
Boston, MA

Our Impact

We have served over 100 entrepreneurs and startups in chemistry-related areas including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, nanotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics, telemedicine, energy and greentech, semiconductor, photovoltaic, electronics, cosmetics, and many more. Here are some examples of technologies we have helped commercialize:

Life Sciences

  • Novel photoimmunotherapy techniques
  • Computational modeling for drug discovery
  • Microbial inoculants that improve crop yields
  • Antimicrobials for use in cosmetics, materials, and agriculture

Material Sciences

  • Safety solutions for homeland security
  • Single cell analysis by mass spectrometry
  • Antifreeze agents based on biomimetic nanoscience
  • Self generating coatings that reverse wear on machinery during normal operation

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