SIBUR Looks for Startups in Chemical Industry

SIBUR Looks for Startups

SIBUR Holding, Russia’s largest petrochemical holding company, announces an international IQ-CHem competition aimed at commercializing innovative technologies in the chemical and petrochemical industry. We hereby invite you to participate there in and it may well be that a project form your organization will win a cash prize of up to USD 20,000. And it is most important of all that participants will be a focus of attention of primary industry players.

The competition will be held in cooperation with global chemical companies, such as AkzoNobel, BASF, Dow, DuPont, Henkel, LG Chem, Linde, Solvay, Technip, UOP and 3M. These will be involved in the assessment of projects and perhaps will afford an opportunity to cooperate further. Please note that participation in the contest does not require detailed disclosure of technical details and does not impose any obligations on intellectual property transfer. Application due date is March 1st. The winner will be announced in June.

This year the competition will cover projects related to any of the following themes:

  • Innovative technologies and products in the field of basic monomers, production and use of custom chemicals;
  • Innovative technologies and products in the field of production and use of new plastics and elastomers;
  • Innovative technologies and products in the field of gas processing and transportation;
  • Modern equipment and technological solutions for higher operative efficiency of chemical and technological processes.

For more competition details and filing purposes please visit our Web site at

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For more information please contact Ekaterina Romanyuk, Corporate R&D (SIBUR) by e-mail:

Thank you for cooperation!
Best regards,
Ekaterina Romanyuk
Corporate R&D
SIBUR LLC, Moscow,
Krzhizhanovskogo str., 18, bld. 4
Tel: +7 (495) 777-55-00 (*2866)
Cell: +7 985 978 8122