SCI ® : where science meets business


SCI® (Society of Chemical Industry) is a global network of innovators, formed in 1881 by prominent scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs, who went on to form the products, processes and companies that propelled society forward. SCI is the place where science meets business.

Sir Patrick Vallance makes clear the importance of science in government

The UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, made clear the importance of connection between science, business and government as he accepted the prestigious SCI Lister Medal at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Bright SCIdea winner announced as Earthshot Prize finalist

UK based science led construction company, Low Carbon Materials (LCM) is one of three international finalists in The Earthshot Prize Fix Our Climate category 2022.

10th SCI-RSC National Retrosynthesis competition

The premier competition for NextGen medicinal chemists designing the next generation of medicines.

"The UK should be doing more to spur innovation"

SCI's CEO, Sharon Todd, shares her views on how the UK should be doing more to become a “science superpower” in a letter to the Financial Times.

Chemistry & Industry Magazine

Issue 11 2022 of Chemistry & Industry (C&I) Magazine features include technologies for safer bridges, meeting the demand for recycled plastic, bee produced substance with medicinal properties and the surge in demand for alternative proteins, as well as other features, news, comments and articles.

SCI' s free public talks

Human health, climate change, crop protection, and air quality are just some of the many challenges that the world is facing. If you are interested in finding out how chemistry is impacting on these pressing issues, and more, then our free SCItalks are for you.

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