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The Nexus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter designed to connect the global green chemistry community, share information, and support the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in its mission: to catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and across the Society.

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Semi Finalists Announced for the GC&E Business Plan Competition

The GC&E Business Plan Competition is a unique program in the green chemistry community. The goal of the competition is to support and train early-stage, pre-revenue entrepreneurs to move forward with their green chemistry and engineering ideas. Today we

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Jin-Quan Yu, 20th Anniversary GC&E Conference Keynote Presenter

Dr. Yu is a keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon. As a chemist at the Scripps Research Institute, his work has focused on discovery and rational design of new reactions using C-H activation.

Q: I

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GC&E Pub Crawl and Fun Run

This year, heading to Portland, Oregon for the 20th Annual GC&E isn’t the only new and exciting feature! ACS GCI and the GC&E Committee will be hosting a Fun Run and Pub Crawl for those who are interested in participating.

Interested in exploring Portland’

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20th Annual GC&E Sneak Peak- Part 3

The sessions in this year’s 20th Annual GC&E Conference are packed with the latest research and discoveries in green chemistry and engineering. Take a look through the sessions – as described by the organizers themselves – to learn more about what real-wo

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20th Annual GC&E Sneak Peak- Part 2

Session: Bridging Green Solvent Design, Impacts, and Application

Organizers: Lindsay Soh, Assistant Professor, Lafayette College and Aaron Scurto, Associate Professor, The University of Kansas

In regards to designing greener processes, the use of solvents c

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20th Annual GC&E Sneak Peak- Part 1

The sessions in this year’s 20th Annual GC&E Conference are packed with the latest research and discoveries in green chemistry and engineering. Take a look through the sessions – as described by the organizers themselves – to learn more about what real-wo

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Nathan Lewis to Give Keynote Address at the 20th Annual GC&E Conference

Contributed by Ashley Baker, Research Assistant, ACS GCI

Dr. Nathan Lewis is the George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology where he has been a professor at since 1988. The CalTech Lewis Group focuses on photoelectr

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Addie's Picks for the 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Contributed by Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, The George Washington University and co-chair of the GC&E Advisory Committee

This year’s Green Chemistry and Engineering (GC&E) Conference celebrates its 20th anniversary, and for

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The Impact of My First Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Contributed by Thomas P. Umile, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Gwynedd Mercy University

“I am pleased to announce that you have been selected to receive an NSF Student Scholarship to attend the 2007 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 26-29,

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Paul Anastas to Keynote: 20th Anniversary GC&E Conference

Many of our readers will have heard of Dr. Paul Anastas, currently of Yale, as an early champion of green chemistry whose passion and drive continue to advance the field. Anastas, then with the EPA was one of the organizers of the first GC&E Conference an

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Green Chemistry and Community: A Professor’s Perspective

Contributed by Meg Sobkowicz Kline, Assistant Professor of Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell

I first came across green chemistry as a Ph.D. graduate student of chemical engineering at Colorado School of Mines. Before that I knew I li

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20th GC&E Conference: Call for Papers Now Open

The 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference: “Advancing Sustainable Solutions by Design”

Call for papers for the 20th GC&E Conference, held June 14-16, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, will be open from January 4, 2016 through February 15, 2016!

Held

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ACS GCI to Speak at Global Supply Chain Summit

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is pleased to announce that governing board member Lauren Heine and program manager, Ann Lee-Jeffs will be featured speakers next month at Chemical Watch’s Global Supply Chain Summit in Arlington, VA. Ann and Lauren will

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ACS GCI Announces its 4th Green Business Plan Competition: Applications due in 2016

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is once again holding the only business plan competition exclusively devoted to green and sustainable chemistry and engineering. Early stage, pre-revenue companies and innovators who are reimagining chemistry for a susta

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Accepting Proposals for Emerging Scientific Issues of Importance to Human Health and the Environment

Is your organization facing new scientific challenges related to human health or the environment? Are you seeking a collaborative forum to help generate data, develop methodologies, or build consensus on applications for safety?

The ILSI Health and Environ

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Ask the Innovators Q&A Session: Green Chemistry Innovation Forum

New from the Green Chemistry Innovation Portal comes a unique opportunity to talk with innovative scientists about their green chemistry solutions. In this online text-based Q&A, we will talk about the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry’s Greener Solutio

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Webinar: The Green Chemistry Innovation Portal

The Green Chemistry Innovation Portal: Connecting to Excellence in Innovation

Monday, October 26, 2015 |  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

REGISTER NOW

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council and the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® have partnered to create a new online p

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GC&E 2015 and Boston National Meeting Recordings Available

19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Miss this year's Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference or not able to sit in on every session you hoped to? You can now watch over 130 presentations recorded at the 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engin

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4th Industrial Green Chemistry World International Convention & Ecosystem

Asia’s flagship convention- “Industrial Green Chemistry World” (IGCW) is an ever growing global community of industry leaders and academic experts committed to forwarding and hand-holding the emerging field of “Green Chemistry & Green Engineering” among t

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20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia

                  

Dates: June 14-16, 2016

Location: Portland, Oregon at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

Submission Deadline: October 16, 2015

Notification of acceptance by: November, 2015

The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI

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Call for Symposia - 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

For 20 years, the mission of the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) has been to catalyze and enable the implementation of green chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise. Innovation in sustainable and

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The 3rd Annual Symposium and Workshop of the Global Green Chemistry Centres

The 3rd Annual Symposium and Workshop of the Global Green Chemistry Centres

The two-day event will consist of a range of talks, networking sessions and focused discussions.

Scientific breakthroughs:

Presentations from G2C2 members will provide short updates

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Boston symposium to feature chemistry of Polaroid, an ACS Landmark

Polaroid revolutionized traditional photography by compressing darkroom processes into an integrated film unit and producing a final photograph in the seconds following the click of a camera shutter. A symposium titled “Edwin Land and Instant Photography:

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19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: “Greening Your Research” Student Workshop and Education Sessions

Contributed by Ashley Baker, Intern, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

Early Monday morning, leading up to the 19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E), this year’s student workshop began with nearly seven dozen alphabetized nametags and

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Message from the Director

Contributed by David Constable, Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

July has been an eventful month for sustainable and green chemistry. The 5th through the 8th I was privileged to be in Tokyo for the 7th International Conference on Green and Sustaina

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Verdant Wins 2015 Green Chemistry & Engineering Business Plan Competition

On Wednesday, July 15, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) hosted the final round of the 2015 Green Chemistry and Engineering Business Plan Competition. Three semi-finalists arrived at the 19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (G

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ACS GCI Industrial Roundtables Host Reception Celebrating Green Chemistry in Industry

On Wednesday evening of the 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI)  Roundtables hosted the 5th Annual ACS GCI Roundtable Poster Reception, dedicated to green chemistry in industry.

The event was w

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Looking Back: The Green Chemistry & Engineering Conferences

Contributed by Stephen C. DeVito, Ph.D., United States Environmental Protection Agency

It is hard to believe that in July, 2015 the 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will take place. I remember when the Conference was first initiated bac

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ACS GCI Chemical Manufacturer’s Roundtable Wins National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Grant

The American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) Chemical Manufacturer’s Roundtable has received a $500,000 Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia planning grant from NIST. The grant will help the Roundtable develop greener and mor

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Reflections on the Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: What did I learn over the past 14 years?

Contributed by Anne Marteel-Parrish Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chair Frank J. Creegan Chair in Green Chemistry Washington College, Chestertown, MD

I am delighted to share my perspective about what I gained as a regular attendee, participant, and

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