International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Seven Highly Effective Marketing Techniques for Chemical Consultants Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Chemical Consulting is no easy business, but the personal and professional rewards that accompany successful and well‐received consulting are worth the effort it takes to succeed in the industry. Join Dr. Marc Halpern, founder and president of PTC Organics, as he takes us on a tour of the ins and outs of successful chemical
Topic: consulting, chemical consulting, professional development, marketing Audience: mid-career, consultants, professional chemists, business, small business, entrepreneurs

You’ve Got Career Questions, We’ve Got Answers Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Could your job search use a jolt? A little Career Caffeine and some honest advice may be just what you need. Join Val Kuck (long-time career guru and ACS Board member) for a webinar dedicated to your questions about the challenges that you face in the job search process!
Topic: job search, employment, careers Audience: professional chemists, educators, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists, younger chemists, graduate chemists

Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunities - Priority Areas for 2012 Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Free ACS Webinar for entrepreneurs/small businesses! ? Dr. Ali Andalibi with National Cancer Institute(NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center will discuss funding opportunities for small firms to apply cutting edge and high risk scientific and engineering research to pursue commercial opportunities
Topic: innovation, business, funding, research, commercial, industry Audience: small business, entrepreneurs, chemists, engineers, post docs

Who's Around the Corner - Performing Technology Scouting and Market Feasibility Analysis Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Many businesses fail because they are late to recognize key changes in the technology and market landscape. How can you make sure your business, products, and services remain relevant to your Many businesses fail because they are late to recognize key changes in the technology and market landscape.
Topic: scouting, marketing, market analysis, business pr Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

"The Alchemy of Change" Cynthia Pannucci   |   added on Jun 24, 2011    |    United States Invitation to participate: OPEN CALL for entries to the international competition-exhibition, "The Alchemy of Change," that will open at the New York Hall of Science on September 3, 2011. Entry DEADLINE: July 17, 2011; INTRO: http://www.asci.org/artikel1155.html; GUIDELINES: http://www.asci.org/artikel1160.html
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, competition, website, art, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools