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The Division of Business Development and Management (BMGT) is the professional home for scientists whose careers have expanded beyond the lab. We deliver content regarding business trends and topics, connect members with like-minded professionals, and help members advance their professional lives. We support and recognize excellence in business management. If you care about the business of doing chemistry, you belong with us.

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Whalen Award Call for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Henry F. Whalen Jr. Award for Excellence in Business Development and Management in the Chemical Enterprise. The award is conferred to a chemist who has excellent technical and business leadership skills, a commitment to innovation, and the ability to inspire and foster a high level of creativity at all levels of the organization. This award will be presented at the 2018 Fall ACS National Meeting, to be held August 19-23, 2018 in Boston, MA.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018. Download the nomination form.

2018 Heroes of Chemistry Award Call for Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Heroes of Chemistry award, which recognizes chemical scientists whose work in chemistry, chemical engineering, life sciences, and related fields has led to successful commercial products that improve human welfare. Each year, small and large companies from around the world are invited to nominate their employees to recognize their talent, creativity, and innovation. Companies may include former employees and individuals from other companies, government or academic labs, incubators, or organizations in their nominations. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2018. For more information, please visit

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