ScotCHEM is the strategic alliance for chemical sciences in Scotland – enabling knowledge exchange, research & translation, growing the chemical industries, delivering the skills needed for future jobs, and engaging with communities.

Connecting the chemical sciences through knowledge exchange and partnerships

ScotCHEM connects key sectors and brokers partnerships to support and grow chemical sciences education and engagement, research and innovation, and the chemical industries in Scotland. Together, its members deliver at scale, collaborate across sectors, and collectively build recognition of the value of chemical sciences.

  • National Materials Innovation Strategy

    The Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials has appointed an expert team comprising ScotCHEM,  Perspective Economics and Urban Foresight to engage stakeholders across the materials science community in the development of a new National Materials Innovation Strategy. ScotCHEM is the project lead and, with the team, will expand on the Framework for the strategy, working across the research community to develop…

  • ScotCHEM Polymer & Soft Materials Conference II

    Join an amazing line-up of speakers at the 2023 ScotCHEM Polymers and Soft Materials Conference on 4 May, at the University of Edinburgh. Speakers Dr Amit Kumar ‘Homogeneous (De)hydrogenative Catalysis for A Circular Economy’ – University of St Andrews Dr Ruaraidh McIntosh ‘Balancing Sustainability with Activity in Polymerisation Catalysis’ – Heriot Watt University Dr Paul…

  • Scotland’s Hydrogen Economy

    First in the ScotCHEM Hydrogen series, bringing together industry, researchers and policymakers to identify opportunities to grow Scotland’s Hydrogen Economy. Meeting, Tuesday, 23 May, University of St Andrews, Eden Campus, Guardbridge.

  • Welcome

    Welcome to all new students joining our chemistry departments! Follow @CHEMScot on Twitter to receive news of all forthcoming events.