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.

Interview: SCI President Paul Drechsler CBE

In his first interview as SCI President, Paul sets out what he sees as some of the main challenges the chemistry-using and science sectors face, and what might be learned from other industry sectors.


Discovering cosmetic science

Dr Barbara Brockway will be making the case for cosmetic science; showing how science underpins the lotions and potions we use to change our appearance, remain clean and smell nice.


Chemistry & Industry Magazine

Issue 6 2022 of Chemistry & Industry (C&I) Magazine features include powering the ships of the future, improved battery power, harnessing the oceans and VR developments in chemistry, as well as other features, news, comments and articles.

Highlights of SCI's COP26 event

On November 4th 2021 we hosted a Next Gen panel Countdown to Planet Zero at COP26 in Glasgow to discuss how science can help to fight the climate emegency, here are the highlights of our event.

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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