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.


SCI, Unilever and 13 partners launch innovative net zero project to turn emissions into feedstocks.

Award for Innovation Enabled by Partnership

SCI's new Award for Innovation Enabled by Partnership recognises and celebrates scientific innovation in industry that has been enabled as a direct result of collaborative partnerships.

Innocent's Andy Joynson to deliver February SCItalk on ‘the blender’ eco-factory

On 22 February 2023, in the first SCItalk of the year, innocent's Andy Joynson will describe the earth’s favourite little healthy drinks factory – ‘the blender’.

Chemistry & Industry Magazine

Issue 1 2023 of Chemistry & Industry (C&I) Magazine features include our preparedness to cope with a major volcanic eruption, new ultrasound applications, the unravelling of lactose tolerance and using high-entropy materials, as well as other features, news, comments and articles.

Sustainability Award

SCI's new Sustainability Award recognises science innovation in industry which has led to significant, measurable improvements in environmental sustainability in product/process development or business/operational processes.

Bright SCIdea Challenge 2023 Final

Support the next generation of scientists and engineers, as they present their Bright SCIdeas for a chance to win £5000. – SCI’s Bright SCIdea Challenge is an annual entrepreneurial competition showcasing university students' business skills.

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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