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.

  • 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 … Read more

  • 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.

  • Barriers to decarbonising the chemical industries

    In May this year, we brought together key stakeholders from industry, academia, government and the NGO sector to identify key barriers to the decarbonisation of the chemical industries, and potential solutions to those barriers. ScotCHEM is now working with various partners to drive outcomes from the meeting.