VNCI Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry

With public investment in knowledge development and research and development (R&D) and innovation, the National Growth Fund aims to contribute to the sustainability and innovation of the Dutch revenue model. To this end, it seeks innovative projects, led by parties that have the knowledge and ambition to approach things in a fundamentally different way. In … Read more

VNCI Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry

Chemicals are developed for their useful functions, for example in medicine, clothing, toys and food. Sometimes they also appear to have characteristics that may pose a risk to humans and the environment. “Not enough is known about the dangers to the environment of a wide range of chemical substances, so the problems often only emerge … Read more

VNCI Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry

In 2018, VNCI presented the report ‘Chemistry for Climate’, which has been developed together with Top Sector Chemistry (trading under the name ChemistryNL). It showed which routes the Dutch chemical industry could achieve a greenhouse gas reduction of 90 percent by 2050 (that ambition has now been tightened up to full climate neutrality). The report … Read more

VNCI Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry

In 2018, VNCI presented the report ‘Chemistry for Climate’, which has been developed together with Top Sector Chemistry (trading under the name ChemistryNL). It showed which routes the Dutch chemical industry could achieve a greenhouse gas reduction of 90 percent by 2050 (that ambition has now been tightened up to full climate neutrality). The report … Read more

VNCI Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry

Why does someone choose to study chemistry, and what makes a job in chemistry so exciting? Chemie Magazine asks people in the sector. In the section Working in Chemistry this time Marjan van Loon from Shell. What consumer products do you contribute to? As Country Director, I am responsible for the strategy for all Shell’s … Read more