DECHEMA Society for Chemical Technology and Biotechnology e.V.

The DECHEMA (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) is a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It has more than 5,500 private and institutional members, among them scientists, engineers, companies, organisations and institutes. One aim of DECHEMA is to promote and support research and development in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. DECHEMA regards itself as interface between science, economy, state and public.

DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut (DFI)

The Foundation DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut was created on 1. March 2012 by a group of industrial and private benefactors. The Karl-Winnacker-Institut of DECHEMA, first established in 1961, was merged into this foundation.The DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut is dedicated to research for sustainable technologies in the fields of biotechnology, materials and chemical engineering.

Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT)

The scientists at Fraunhofer ICT carry out research and development work within the key competences areas energetic materials, energetic systems, applied electrochemistry, environmental engineering and polymer engineering. The resulting knowledge and developments are applied in four business areas: defense and security, air and space travel, automotive and transport industry, chemistry and process engineering, and energy and environment.

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), BAM is responsible for testing, research and consulting for the protection of humans and the environment in the fields of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials and analytical sciences. With the help of expert reports, certified reference materials and interlaboratory tests, BAM checks safety and quality standards. In addition, BAM is responsible for the admission of substances, technical products and plants.