International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Liisa Tikkanen Ideas Activities
  • Web Communications Manager, Kemira Oyj
    Helsinki, Finland
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    Kemira Oyj
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
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Water is life and the future – also for Kemira. We serve cities and water intensive industries globally. We develop our products and applications to improve water quality and reduce the quantity of water used, which not only meets our customer’s demands, but also addresses more stringent environmental regulations. In water-intensive industries everything depends on the efficient use of water: processes’ runnability, energy consumption, product quality and finally the profitability.

Our message in the International Year of Chemistry is that:

- Water is life and the future

- Chemical industry is a responsible member of the society

- Kemira is proud of it’s talented professionals in chemistry

- Chemistry can offer future paths for the young talents