We are delighted to welcome you for the “Clariant Chemistry Day, University of Basel”. The event will take place on October 12, 2016 and is a meeting platform for chemists from universities and industrial companies.

The half-day event, densely packed with interesting presentations reporting the latest achievements, is the frame of the awarding ceremony for the “Clariant CleanTech Award Switzerland”, the “Clariant Chemistry Award at the University of Basel”, and the “Clariant CleanTech Lecture”. The cross-fertilization between industrial and academic research will further strengthen the knowledge base of CleanTech in Switzerland and pave the way to an improved and environmental friendly future.

With the hope that you enjoy your stay at the “Clariant Chemistry Day, University of Basel” and that the event will be the inspiration for numerous innovative solutions, we send our best regards,

Dr. Martin Vollmer, Clariant International Ltd
Prof. Marcel Mayor, University of Basel


That’s Clariant

Specialty Chemicals that Create Value

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On December 31, 2015 the company employed a total workforce of 17 213. In the financial year 2015, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.807 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas::

  • Care Chemicals
  • Catalysis
  • Natural Resources
  • Plastics & Coatings.

Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: increase profitability, reposition portfolio, add value with sustainability, foster innovation and R&D, and intensify growth.

Clariant’s worldclass products and services play a key role in its customers’ manufacturing processes and add value to their end products. The company’s success is based on the know-how of its people and their ability to identify new customer needs at an early stage and to work together with customers, an international network of chemists, scientists, businesspeople, engineers, and specialists in other sectors to develop innovative, efficient solutions.