Role of Chemicals and Chemical Research in the US Economy Discussed in National Academies Report

On October 26, 2022, the “… Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable will convene a webinar to discuss a recent consensus study from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, on The Importance of Chemical Research to the U.S. Economy. … The report details the impact of chemical research on society and the economy, and explores strategies and options for research investments … The report recommends that funding agencies and philanthropic organizations … fund as large a breadth of fundamental research projects as possible. Chemical industry and their partners at universities, scientific research institutions, and national laboratories should align the objectives of fundamental research to directly assist with new practices toward environmental stewardship, sustainability, and clean energy …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Sustainability #MicroPlastics @theNASEM