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.

The chemistry behind beauty & personal care products

Dr Paul Jenkins, Global Research Director at Unilever, will review the most impactful technologies invented by Unilever scientists since 1884 and how science and technology is reinventing its ingredient portfolio of today.

Interview: SCI President Paul Drechsler CBE

As the new Prime Minister of the UK, Liz Truss, and her team of Ministers get to grips with many pressing issues both nationally and globally, SCI’s President Paul Drechsler CBE, shares his thoughts on why science, technology and innovation need to be on the new leadership’s list of priorities.

Chemistry & Industry Magazine

Issue 9 2022 of Chemistry & Industry (C&I) Magazine features protecting crops with microbes, a solution for photosynthesis, perfecting greener plastics and whether fracking is an option for UK energy supply, 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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