Highly reactive chemistry & technology The Deventer Open Innovation Center has opened its doors to attract and handle new chemistry in Deventer. We have everything in place to handle highly reactive chemicals. Could our highly reactive chemistry, technology and process safety knowledge help your startup make next steps? Join us and imagine (your highly reactive) chemistry… scaled up successfully. About the challengeBackground informationThe Deventer Open Innovation Center (DOIC) has opened its doors to attract and handle new chemistry in Deventer. We want to welcome parties that are looking for a place to scale up their business from lab to pilot scale. The DOIC is a home of research, safe scale-up and safe handling of reactive chemicals and technologies. It offers access to unique process know-how and a safety lab in the field of highly reactive chemistry and technology. We would like to offer our knowledge and capabilities to support you in the further commercialization of your business.Where you fit inWe have everything needed to handle highly reactive chemicals, since the DOIC used to be a production site for unstable compounds such as peroxides. Your company should have a proof of concept and a potential fit with the facilities we have.Work with usDo you have a proof of concept? Think AkzoNobel can help your startup scale up your highly reactive chemistry in a safe way? Want to benefit from the facilities and R&D capabilities of an international expert? Then join us in our Imagine Chemistry Challenge.Judging criteriaDriven by sustainabilityStrategic fit with our business – can we learn from you?Feasibility – does your business work in our facilities?