2nd AnnualDELAWARE SUSTAINABLE  CHEMISTRY SUMMIT        March 5, 2012Delaware Biotechnology Institute         Sponsored by
THE DELAWARE ADVANTAGE TECHNOLOGY                        ENTREPRENEURIAL • Home to some of the world’s      Ecosystem to s...
SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY FOR DELAWARE                “Talking about the green economy is easy.             Capitalizing on th...
PROGRESS TO DATE                                                                                    Emerging              ...
WHO WE ARE      BOARD OF DIRECTORS                      STRATEGIC ADVISORS        Lori Palmer, President                 G...
MISSION AND VISION                          Establish                                           Delaware as a             ...
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES                                    CENTER OF EXCELLENCE                                    Region rec...
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS         Join the thought leaders and innovators in Sustainable         Chemistry in the region to:    ...
TODAY’S AGENDA             08:30   Welcome and DESCA Update             08:45   DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara             ...
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  1. 1. 2nd AnnualDELAWARE SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY SUMMIT March 5, 2012Delaware Biotechnology Institute Sponsored by
  2. 2. THE DELAWARE ADVANTAGE TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURIAL • Home to some of the world’s Ecosystem to support largest and most respected start-up companies chemical and advanced materials companies PRO-BUSINESS • Development and commercialization ENVIRONMENT expertise State leadership that supports TRANSLATIONAL industry RESEARCH • UD is one of the top PROXIMITY chemical engineering Surrounding region schools in the world provides additional • Cooperative academic support and research productivity opportunities for across many disciplines growth and innovation www.DESustainableChem.org
  3. 3. SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY FOR DELAWARE “Talking about the green economy is easy. Capitalizing on the opportunities it represents is not, because few if any states have really figured it out yet. The state which most effectively marshals its resources in support of an intelligent strategy is likely to reap real dividends.” Governor Jack Markell Let’s Get to Work Address April 2009 www.DESustainableChem.org
  4. 4. PROGRESS TO DATE Emerging Seed Funding: Boards of Sustainable Support from Key 501(c)6 Official DNREC and Directors & Chemistry Stakeholders Status Launch Ashland Advisors Platforms WorkshopJanuary 2010 February 2011 Water Green Delaware Renewable Purification Executive DEDO Chemistry & Sustainable Raw Materials & Re-use Director Funding Green Economy Chemistry Task Force Task Force Hired Forum Summit Launch LaunchMarch 2011 March 2012 www.DESustainableChem.org
  5. 5. WHO WE ARE BOARD OF DIRECTORS STRATEGIC ADVISORS Lori Palmer, President Governor Jack Markell Tracy Morgan, Treasurer Collin O’Mara, DNREC Patrick Walker, Secretary Alan Levin, DEDO Rich Chapas, Technology Paul Raymond, Ashland Tracy Shickel, Marketing Craig Binetti, DuPont John Riley, Government Relations Mike Bowman, DE Technology Park John Bard, Technology David Weir, University of Delaware OEIP Don Mueller, Membership Bob Dayton, DelawareBio Jennifer Kmiec, Executive Director www.DESustainableChem.org
  6. 6. MISSION AND VISION Establish Delaware as a globally recognized Center of Excellence in Sustainable Chemistry Partner Science, business Create Opportunities for and funding interdisciplinary resources in new & R&D alliances innovative ways Enable Foster New innovation and A robust pipeline of platforms that breakthrough create technology discoveries and jobs www.DESustainableChem.org
  7. 7. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES CENTER OF EXCELLENCE Region recognized globally as a leader in technology innovation Facilitate STRATEGIC R&D Raise profile of regional ALLIANCES among INNOVATIONS in companies and higher sustainable chemistry education Identify, attract and SECURE FUNDING from grants and investments www.DESustainableChem.org
  8. 8. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS Join the thought leaders and innovators in Sustainable Chemistry in the region to: Explore strategic partnerships and technology collaborations Participate in competitive and foundational grant opportunities Benefit from building on shared knowledge and resources Gain access to technical seminars and educational events www.DESustainableChem.org/JoinDESCA www.DESustainableChem.org
  9. 9. TODAY’S AGENDA 08:30 Welcome and DESCA Update 08:45 DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara 09:00 U.S. Senator Chris Coons 09:30 Green Chemistry Metrics: Dr. David Constable 10:15 Networking Break 10:30 Water Purification and Re-use Session 11:30 Lunch 12:00 Keynote Address: Dr. Robert Peoples 13:00 Renewable Raw Materials Session 14:15 Closing Remarks www.DESustainableChem.org
  10. 10. Intellectual Assets, Inc.

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