Council for Chemical Research

The Council for Chemical Research exists to promote networking and partnerships among key leaders from Academia, Government and Industry to:


  • Shape the conversation on cutting-edge chemical R&D topics at the Annual Meeting and at the New Industry and Chemical Engineering (NIChE) workshops
  • Address common issues that slow or inhibit innovation such as access to talent, intellectual property, sustainability and globalization
  • Opportunity to take part in Research Investment Action Network, helping to shape policy related to chemical innovation
  • Access to influential chemical R&D studies


  • Foster partnerships among chemistry and chemical engineering leaders in Academia, Government and Industry
  • Network with innovative, leading research and engineering decision-makers through Conferences, Action Networks, meetings, workshops and roundtables
  • Enhance interactions between graduate students, academic advisors and industrial and government R&D employers