The Innovation for Growth portal ( and its mini-websites: Water, Resource Efficiency and Smart Cities are a joint initiative led by the Research and Innovation department of Cefic and supported by its partners SusChem and A.SPIRE.
The Innovation for Growth portal will serve as a forum to foster awareness and discussions about innovation, growth and competiveness in Europe. Through this portal, we hope to draw people’s attention to the excitement and transformative power of chemistry and to show how innovative solutions from chemistry can make the world safer, healthier, cleaner and more sustainable for all of us. By using this portal we hope people will have an increased awareness of the importance of innovation and its potential as a real solution to address the unique economic, environmental and social challenges facing Europe today.
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Cefic is the forum and the voice of the chemical industry in Europe. As the voice of the European chemical industry, Cefic is a committed partner to EU policymakers, facilitating dialogue with industry and sharing our broad-based expertise. More

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SusChem is the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry. It is a forum that brings together industry, academia, governmental policy groups and the wider society. More



A.SPIRE aisbl is an international non-profit association formed to represent eight major European industrial sectors in their Partnership with the European Commission on Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (SPIRE) launched as part of the Horizon2020 framework programme. More

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