Innovation, Chemistry and Jobs

Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow

We have developed a report, Innovation, Chemistry, and Jobs, detailing steps to create economic growth, generate revenue, and add new jobs in one of our nation’s most valuable scientific sectors — chemistry. The report focuses on entrepreneurship as a pathway to major job creation.

report | report & each appendix


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Behind the Report

Challenging Times Require Fresh Approaches to Job Creation

2010 ACS President Joseph Francisco describes the taskforce and the report in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).

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