Chemistry & New Materials

August 28th 2019

On August 28th 2019, 28 young high-tech companies met 60 representatives of the German Mittelstand in the hotspot of the German chemistry ecosystem “Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen” to discuss synergies, innovative technologies and business models in the chemical industry and its many applications.

Young high-tech enterprises

Connect directly with decision makers in established companies.
Get first-hand insights on the industry ecosystem and how to enter the German market. 
Get to know the major players in the German market in a structured 1-day event. 


Connect directly with the most innovative Startups relevant to your core business. 
Meet potential new partners and customers for innovative product and process solutions. 
Get access to the news and insights of the European ecosystem. 

Young high-tech enterprises & Mittelstand | 12 Technology-Sectors

Analytics & Nanotechnology 

Fine & Speciality Chemicals

Manufacturing & Platforms

Catalysts & Enzymes


Simulations, Software, AI, AR/VR, Machine Learning 

Digitization & Chemistry 4.0

Green Chemistry

Industrial Biotechnology

Circular Economy & Clean Technologies 

Polymers & Applications

3D Print & Additive Manufacturing


10:00am Short Welcome Note

Short organizational talk on: What to expect.

10:15am Presentation of the Host | Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen

The host of the event, the Chemical Park Bitterfeld-Wolfen, introduces itself briefly and the ecosystem.

10:30am Key Note: Ad van Oorschot | Black Bear Carbon "The Future of Carbon Black is Green"

Harvest and upcycle the carbon black from end-of-life tires to a quality level that exceeds the original product – in a way that preserves the planet.


Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Zörbiger Str. 21c
06749 Bitterfeld-Wolfen

The event host




Total Area




Resident companies


Manufacturing companies

“The world of chemistry. Chemistry for the world” – this is the claim of the companies at the Chemical Park Bitterfeld-Wolfen, which is one of the largest areas for chemical and pharmaceutical companies in Germany. These companies include global players such as Bayer, Nouryon and Evonik. The foundation for the chemical industry was laid here 125 years ago – today there is a self-sufficient network of national and international groups, SMEs and start-ups.

Impressions: Unhide The Champions X Chemistry & New Materials

Participants’ Voices

Max FuhrChemiepark Bitterfeld Wolfen

Very good organized, awesome food & service, impressive quality within the startups

Well-organized event; good visibility for startups (clustered pitch sessions, exhibition space in one room around catering area)

Frank StampaFoxBase GmbH

Great event!

Robert HetzeBrenntag

Events of this kind allow us to move forward together. There was a wide range of topics, but each idea was very interesting. Thanks for the great organization.

Felix Wegerpackwise GmbH

"Four days after the event, nine speed dating dates became two pilot customers and four promising follow-up dates. Each of the participants had the desire to discover something new. The perfect prerequisite for further exciting conversations. "

Lipotype GmbH

A brilliant event which we enjoyed to be part of very much! Thank you for inviting us to be part of it.

Excerpt: Attendees from the industry

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