The next Chemical Ventures Conference


June 2-3, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware

We are looking for twenty-four (24) innovative and high-growth chemical startups to showcase at the next Chemical Ventures Conference on June 2 to 3, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Qualifying startups will be invited to pitch to VC investors and corporate strategics in the chemical space. Startups that are chosen to present at the showcase will also qualify for the "Best Pitch Award" at the conference
For more information about the 2020 Chemical Ventures Conference and submission requirements, visit:


  • Chemistry must comprise an integral part of the startup's technology and business focus
  • Startups should use chemistry to solve problems in materials, clean technology, biotechnology, agriculture, energy, electronics, and other sectors
  • Startups do not need to have received prior professional investment but must be actively seeking funding
    A manager/executive must be present to pitch at the event

Chemical Ventures Conference is a major event organized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2), and the Delaware Innovation Space. This event brings together a dynamic and interactive community of researchers, startups, angel and VC investors, and Fortune 500 corporations that recognize the complexity of developing and investing in chemical startups, from inception to proof of concept, from product testing to scale-up.