SCHB Activities - Spring 2014

2014 ACS Entrepreneurial Resource Center Showcase East, Waltham, MA
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

SCHB, together with the American Chemical Society, the Northeastern Local Section of ACS (NESACS), the Chemical Innovation & Entrepreneurship Council (CIEC), and Nova Biomedical, will present the 2014 ACS Entrepreneurial Resource Center Showcase East business pitch competition, featuring a cash prize for the winning pitch. The event will take place on Wednesday April 9, 2014 in Waltham, Massschusetts.

To qualify as a participating entrepreneur (limited to 20), you must be an ACS member who has an investor-ready, early-stage chemical business. Candidates will be required to fill out an investor readiness questionnaire. If you are an investor, we want you, too! Participation is available in person or online. Email for more information.

The evening portion of the event will be open to the public and will feature the winning pitch as well as a spectacular entrepreneurial panel.

CIEC is grass-roots coalition of the American Chemical Society’s organizational entities and partners. Discover the entrepreneurial resources avialable via SCHB:
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Join us
: SCHB at the ACS 248th National Meeting in San Francisco (Aug. 10 - 14, 2014)

SCHB at the 248th ACS
National Meeting, San Francisco

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August 10 - 14, 2014
Sessions: • True Stories of Success from Chemical Entrepreneurs • Best Practices in Launching a University Start-Up • Chemical Angel Network: Chemists Investing in Chemical Companies • Current and Future Trends to Provide Equal Access in the Commercial Sector for Employees with Special Needs • Cyber Security for Small Businesses • Intellectual Property 101: What Grad Students and Post-docs Need to Know • Internships in Small Businesses • Start-up Chemical Businesses in Drug Discovery • True Stories from Entrepreneurs • SCHB Poster Session • SCHB Sci-Mix

Contribute Your News / Exhibit at ACS Expo / Members' Links

Contribute Your News: In the Member News Column: share your successes, changes, and items of interest (up to 50 words). In the Member Spotlight Column - we can feature you and your business (up to 250 words). Send your contributions to the Editor. Deadline: July 15, 2014.

The Spring 2014 (February 2014) newsletter is now available. You can also download previous newsletters: Fall 2013 Spring 2013.

Exhibit at ACS Expo: Are You Interested in Booth Space at ACS National Meetings? If so, join us on Small Chemical Businesses Row at the National Meetings. Also, visit us at Booth 522 in Dallas. For more information, contact: Dr. Anis Rahman, Booth Coordinator, at  or visit SCHB Booth at National Meetings.

Members’ Link: Visit our SCHB members’ Links for current members offering services, go to the Members’ Links. For SCHB Members, add your listing by sending your address and a description of your site (no more than 50 words) to Webmaster David Deutsch.