Holland: 100 Years of Chemistry Innovation
One of Europe’s leading suppliers of chemicals products and services, the Netherlands is a global hub for the chemical industry. By VNCI, the Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry.
At the heart of the Dutch chemical ecosystem are world-class education, cutting-edge research and robust public-private R&D partnerships that support inter-company and public-private research.
The Netherlands hosts key R&D labs of e.g. DSM, SABIC, AkzoNobel, Shell, Avantium, Corbion and Arlanxeo and also has a vibrant ecosystem of innovative chemical startups and SMEs. Public-private partnerships (PPPs), campuses and tax incentives stimulate R&D. PPPs include consortia on sustainable processing, materials, electrochemistry, biobased and novel chemicals.22 November 2019