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2015 GC&E Business Plan Competition

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Once again, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is holding the only business plan competition exclusively devoted to green and sustainable chemistry and engineering. Early stage, pre-revenue companies who are reimagining chemistry and innovating for a sustainable future are encouraged to apply with their green business idea.

Judges will be looking for possible solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges like reducing our dependence on critical elements in chemical processes, transforming renewable or waste feedstocks into valuable chemicals, reducing hazardous chemical inputs in products and processes, minimizing energy use and emissions, and more.

Round One requires all applicants to submit an Executive Summary and pitch video.

Applications are due February 25, 2015 5:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4)

For more details on how to apply, please visit the GC&E Business Plan Competition website.

Semi-finalists who are accepted to compete in Round Two will develop a full business plan and participate in the competition’s social media campaign. In addition to the chance to win prize money and market your company to the green chemistry community, the competition provides access to experienced entrepreneurs, industrial leaders, intellectual property law experts, and early stage investors who are involved in green and sustainable chemistry. All semi-finalists will also be expected to attend the final competition, which will take place July 15, 2015 on-site at the 19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in the Washington, DC.

Don’t miss this opportunity to receive business plan training and high-end constructive comments, and to make valuable business connections. And of course, win BIG money.

Learn more about the 2014 Business Plan Competition winner and their progress since the competition!

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