Chemistry Goes Digital


Monday, 26 November 2018


Smart Data Forum
Salzufer 6
» Eingang Otto-Dibelius-Strasse «
10587 Berlin

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German Startups Association (BVDS) and Smart Data Forum invited startups to participate, when for the first-time chemistry and computer science experts, startups, and corporates jointly discussd the challenges of digitalization in the chemical industry at the ‘Chemistry Goes Digital: Startups Corporates Sciences’ event on 26th November 2018 in Berlin.

The event offered an opportunity to discover the latest digital technologies like big data and artificial intelligence and their applications in the chemical industry. It featured discussions and mappings of the challenges of digitalization in the chemical industry within the value chain stages of Procurement, Research & Development, Production, Marketing & Sales as well as Supply Chain and identified so far untapped business opportunities when the results were compared with a map of the solutions offered by digital (chemistry) startups.

‚Chemistry goes Digital‘ was organized by German Startups Association (BVDS), the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) & the Chemical Invention Factory (CIF) in partnership with the Smart Data Forum (SDF).

When:  Monday, 26 November 2018                                
Where:  Smart Data Forum, Salzufer 6 / Entrance at Otto-Dibelius-Str., 10587 Berlin

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‚Chemistry Goes Digital: Startups Corporates Sciences‘ was supported by recognized specialists and active partners.

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Monday, 26 November 2018


Smart Data Forum
Salzufer 6
Entrance at Otto-Dibelius-Str.
10587 Berlin


09:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:05 Welcome and introductions:

Sonja Jost, German Startups Association




Prof. Dr. Volker Markl, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), TU Berlin

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schomäcker, Chemical Invention Factory, TU Berlin

10:30-10:50 Panel discussion with:

Marie-Louise Sadakane, Digital Transformation & Marketing Consultant
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schomäcker
Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Moderator: Sonja Jost

10:50-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Pitch session: Application examples of new technologies with

Ubermetrics, Merantix, Weltenmacher, BASF

11:45-12:00 Introduction creativity technique by Sonja Jost
12:00-12:15 Introduction to the workshop topics by the workshop moderators
12:15-13:00 Working lunch break and guided tour through the Smart Data Forum
13:00-15:00 Workshop session with „grab a coffee when needed“

  • Procurement, moderated by FoxBase
  • Research & Development, moderated by Labfolder
  • Production, moderated by DexLeChem
  • Marketing & Sales, moderated by Chembid
  • Supply Chain, moderated by SustAnalyze
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-17:00 Workshop session, continuation
17:00-17:15 Coffee break
17:15-18:00 Presentation of the results
18:00-18:05 Wrap-up
18:05-19:30 Get-together dinner

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Contact persons:

Marie Westphal
Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.
Im Haus der Bundespressekonferenz
Schiffbauerdamm 40
10117 Berlin
Telefon: +49 (0) 30 397 147 91

Nadja Mesheva
Smart Data Forum
DFKI Projektbüro Berlin
Alt-Moabit 91c
10559 Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 23895 1848