Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day (ACID) 2017

20Oct2017 12:00 - 19:00


Are you interested in chemical inventions and innovations? Do you know what Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has to offer in that respect? Find out at the ACID!

The annual Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day (ACID) is organised by three Amsterdam based chemical innovation organisations. This event informs you about the latest chemical developments and innovations in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Furthermore, you will meet chemists from other companies (from startup and SME to multinational) and academia as well as representatives of the Topsector Chemistry. A great opportunity to find potential partners and/or future employees to accelerate your innovations!

This year’s event will take place on Friday 20 October 2017 from 12:00-19.00 at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Science (HIMS), at Amsterdam Science Park.

Programme (English spoken)

12:00 Lunch, registration and posters

Nelleke van der Puil, VP of Materials at The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group’s journey to leave a positive impact: Sustainable Materials


Peter Schoenmakers, Prof. Analytical Chemistry and director HIMS, UvA

Future analytical devices: S, M, L and XL

14:00 Coffee break

First round of parallel sessions*


Second round of parallel sessions*

16:00 Poster session and drinks
17:30 Dinner buffet
19:00 End

* Topics will range from current challenges to information about regional opportunities and facilities (see description). You can also submit your idea for a session upon registration.


Please register before 6 October 2017. Participation is free of charge.


Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS)

Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam

Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam


The Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day  2017 is organised by

Published by  HIMS