Opportunity to pitch your innovative products, technologies or services to BASF

Posted on: 18/06/2018

Chemicals company BASF is holding a pitching event to foster creativity and accelerate evaluation of strategically relevant ideas.

BASF is a world-leading chemistry company supplying raw materials to most industries in the UK, including agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, energy and pharmaceuticals.

They are interested in identifying companies with new ideas that might lead to:

  • Collaborations
  • Business development opportunities
  • Investment through BASF Ventures

KTN will be putting forward a list of companies who are interested in pitching their innovative products, technologies or services to BASF and BASF Ventures at the pitching event on 11th October¬† 2018 in Daresbury. If your would like to discuss the inclusion of your company on this list, please contact a member of KTN’s Chemistry Team no later than 4th July 2018.

BASF has a wide range of technology interests, with particular focus on:

Enabling methods:

  • Novel analytics
  • Advanced formulation
  • Alternative toxicological methods
  • Digitalisation in R&D

Polymer technologies

  • Homogeneous polymer technologies
  • Multiphase polymer technologies


  • Enzyme technology
  • Performance biologicals
  • Genome editing


  • Heterogeneous¬†catalysis
  • Homogeneous¬†catalysis
  • C-H activation
  • Bio-catalysis

Biodegradable and biobased materials

  • Biodegradable and biobased materials
  • Chemical conversion of renewables

Production processes

  • Solids processing
  • Advanced processes & manufacturing
  • Fermentation


  • Functional materials & interfaces
  • Inorganic binder
  • Cellular materials
  • Inorganic materials with new functionalities

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