Chemistry plays an essential role in the innovations that that are helping to solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and our world.

In the next 10 years alone, the global population will expand by another billion people, creating a tidal wave of demand on the Earth’s finite resources. Only through chemistry will it be possible to provide a safe and plentiful food supply, clean air and water, safe living conditions, efficient and affordable energy sources and life-saving medical treatments to communities around the globe.

Last year America’s chemistry industry spent approximately $93 billion in research and development to support new innovation to make it possible to meet the needs of a growing world.

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